Missouri vs. Florida - 1/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Gators (10-4) at Missouri Tigers (11-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators and Missouri Tigers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Mizzou Arena.
The Florida Gators look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Florida Gators are averaging 83.4 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 73.3 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Jalen Hudson is averaging 16.8 points and 1.1 assists while Egor Koulechov is averaging 15 points and 6.6 rebounds. Chris Chiozza is the third double-digit scorer and KeVaughn Allen is dishing 2.4 assists. The Florida Gators are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Florida Gators are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.6 rebounds per game. The Florida Gators have won six of their last eight road games.
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The Missouri Tigers look for another victory after winning six of their last seven games. The Missouri Tigers are averaging 78.9 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 39.4 percent shooting. Kassius Robertson is averaging 15.6 points and 2.4 assists while Jordan Barnett is averaging 15.1 points and 5.9 rebounds. Kevin Puryear is grabbing five rebounds and Jeremiah Tilmon is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Missouri Tigers are shooting 39.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.4 percent from the free throw line. The Missouri Tigers are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.3 rebounds per game. The Missouri Tigers have won seven straight home games.
The Gators are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The under is 8-3 in Tigers last 11 home games and the under is 5-2 in Gators last 7 overall.
The Florida Gators have kind of been up and down this season, but when they're on, they're one of the best teams in the country, and they were on against a really good Texas A&M squad. The Missouri Tigers continue to play well and win games at a high clip, but I'm still iffy on this team, and the Tigers have lost pretty much every game this season when its stepped up in comp. I usually side with the hoem team in a pick em contest, but Florida is the better and more talented team. Give me the Gators.