Missouri Tigers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks - 2/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Carolina Gamecocks (21-4) at Missouri Tigers (9-16)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers +5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Missouri Tigers will host the South Carolina Gamecocks this Tuesday.
The Missouri Tigers come into this game with a 9-16 record and are currently 14th in the SEC. The Missouri Tigers have lost 9 out of their last 10 games with their most recent game being a 75-64 win over Tennessee. Through 25 games this season the leading scorer for the Tigers has been Kevin Puryear who is averaging 11.5 points per game and 4.6 rebounds. Wes clark is second on the team with 9.8 points per game and 3.0 rebounds.
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The South Carolina Gamecocks come into this game with a 21-4 record and are currently 3rd in the SEC. The Gamecocks have won 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 89-62 loss to Kentucky. Through 25 games this season the leading scorer for the Gamecocks has been Michael Carrera who is averaging 14.6 points per game and 7.3 rebounds. Sindarius Thornwell is second on the team with 12.9 points per game and 4.9 rebounds.
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following a loss. The Gamecocks are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Missouri Tigers are 3-0-1 against the spread in their last 4 games overall. The Tigers are 1-3-1 against the spread in their last 5 home games.
The South Carolina Gamecocks are on of the better teams in the SEC. The Gamecocks have only lost 4 games this season and they wont lose this game here. The Missouri Tigers have been awful in conference play and will have a hard time beating South Carolina.