Missouri vs. Tennessee - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Volunteers (12-12) at Missouri Tigers (8-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 3:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers+3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Missouri Tigers and the Tennessee Volunteers face off on Saturday in SEC college basketball action.
The Missouri Tigers are 8-16 this season and they have lost their last nine games in a row. Missouri is averaging 67.5 points per game and they are shooting 41.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Kevin Puryear leads Mizzou averaging 11.3 points per game. Wes Clark is averaging 10 points, Namon Wright is averaging 8.9 points, and Terrance Phillips is averaging 7.8 points. Missouri is 8-5 at home and 1-10 in the SEC.
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The Tennessee Volunteers are 12-12 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Tennessee is averaging 77 points per game and they are shooting 41.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75 points and their opponents are shooting 41.7 percent. Kevin Punter leads the Vols averaging 22.4 points per game. Robert Hubbs III is averaging 11.5 points, Armani Moore is averaging 11.5 points and 8.2 rebounds, and Devon Baulkman is averaging 8.7 points. Tennessee is 1-7 on the road and 5-6 in the SEC.
Missouri is 0-3-1 against the spread in their last four home games, 15-33-3 against the spread in their last 521 games following a game that they covered the point spread, and 8-18-1 against the spread against a team with a road winning percentage less than .400. Tennessee is 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games, 0-5-1 against the spread following a win, and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record.
Tennessee hasn’t been a good road team but I have trouble taking Missouri so it isn’t a game I love but I will take the Vols.