Missouri vs. Arkansas - 1/12/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas Razorbacks (8-7) at Missouri Tigers (8-7)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers +1.5 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Missouri Tigers and the Arkansas Razorbacks face of on Tuesday in SEC college basketball action.
The Missouri Tigers are 8-7 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Missouri is averaging 69.7 points and they are shooting 43.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.3 points and their opponents are shooting 39.6 percent. Kevin Puryear leads Mizzou averaging 12.5 points per game. Wes Clark is averaging 10.1 points, Namon Wright is averaging 8.5 points, and Terrance Phillips is averaging 7.3 points. Missouri is hoping to go on a run that lands them in the post season.
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The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-7 this season and they have won their last two games. Arkansas is averaging 83.8 points and they are shooting 46.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.9 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Anthlon Bell leads the Tigers averaging 17.3 points per game. Moses Kingsley is averaging 16.8 points and 9.8 rebounds, Dusty Hannahs is averaging 16.3 points, and Anton Beard is averaging 7.2 points. Arkansas is 0-3 on the road this season.
Missouri is 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 6-17-3 against the spread in their last 26 games following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-5 against the spread against the SEC. Arkansas is 4-1 against the spread following a win, 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games, and 21-45 against the spread in their last 66 road games. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
I don’t love this game but with it being fairly even and Arkansas not being able to win on the road I will take Missouri.