Missouri vs. Mississippi - 2/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi Rebels (11-16) at Missouri Tigers (18-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 9:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
SEC college basketball action pits the Ole Miss Rebels against the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday.
The Ole Miss Rebels opportunity at a top four finish in the SEC has gone by the wayside with losses in eight of nine capped off by a 75-64 defeat to Arkansas. This came down to Ole Miss struggling to make shots at 29% which made the Razorbacks 41.9% a decisive number.
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Deandre Burnette kept the Rebels within striking distance with a contest high 24 points 6-15 including 3-6 from distance and 9-12 from the line. Markel Crawford gave Ole Miss 17 points and five pulls while Terence Davis added six point and 13 rebounds.
The Missouri Tigers looking to solidify a top four spot in the SEC and were on their way with five straight wins before the run ended in a 64-63 defeat at LSU. Missouri hit shots at 45.8% but LSU rode 38.6% marksmanship and nine more shots to the win.
Jordan Barnett topped the Missouri offense with 18 points and five pulls on 6-8 on long balls. Kassius Robertson gave Missouri 14 points and five yanks on 4-8 while Kevin Puryear and Jontay Porter chipped in with nine points apiece.
Under is 13-3-1 in Ole Miss last 17 vs. Southeastern and under is 12-3 in Ole Miss last 15 overall and Ole Miss are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games. Missouri are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall and Missouri are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Southeastern.
Missouri looks capable of covering more so after a loss because the team can’t afford another ‘L’…