Missouri Tigers vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves - 12/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas State Red Wolves (2-3) at Missouri Tigers (2-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Missouri Tigers and the Arkansas State Red Wolves face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Missouri Tigers are 2-3 this season and they have lost their last three games. Missouri is averaging 65.2 points and they are shooting 41.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68 points and their opponents are shooting 40.5 percent. Kevin Puryear leads the Tigers averaging 13.6 points per game. Terrence Phillips is averaging 9.0 points, Namon Wright is averaging 8.8 points, and Wes Clark is averaging 8.0 points. Missouri lost by five to Northwestern in their last game but the previous two losses were by double digits.
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 2-4 this season and they have lost their last two games, both to ranked teams. Arkansas State is averaging 74 points and they are shooting 41 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.3 points and their opponents are shooting 39.1 percent. Devin Carter leads ASU averaging 15.5 points per game. Anthony Livingston is averaging 15 points and 9.8 rebounds, Donte Thomas is averaging 12.2 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Sean Gardner is averaging 6.7 points. Arkansas State has lost all four of their road games this season.
Missouri is 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven non-conference games, 1-3-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 6-21-3 against the spread in their last 30 games following a game that they covered the point spread. Arkansas State is 6-1 against the spread against the SEC, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven non-conference games, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games.
Missouri is not a good team this year and I just don’t feel comfortable laying this many points with them.