The Missouri Tigers and the Tennessee Volunteers meet in college basketball action from the Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday afternoon. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.
Tennessee is listed as an 11.5-point favorite with a ML price of -750. The total for this game is 141.5 points.
For Missouri, Tre Gomillion and Ronnie DeGray III are both out until late February with lower body injuries while Tennessee has Josiah Jordan James listed as questionable for this game with an ankle injury.
Tennessee’s 80-61 win over Missouri was the fourth straight win by the road team in this head-to-head matchup.
Missouri is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a win and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games against a team with a winning record while the under is 5-1 in their last 6 road games. Tennessee is 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games and 16-7 ATS in their last 23 games following a loss while the under is 4-1 in their last 5 games overall.
I’m sticking with the under in this one. Missouri isn’t the same team on the road that they are at home, especially in terms of offensive production and they’re now going on the road to take on a Tennessee team that’s been lights out defensively at home. On the other side, I haven’t been fond of Tennessee’s offensive efforts in recent games and I just feel like this ends up being a bit of a low-scoring slugfest. Give me the under here.