Sunday, December 13, 2015
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The Missouri Tigers travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Sunday, December 13, 2015. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 16 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 5-3 and a road record of 0-1. They are 6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2. The Wildcats have an overall record of 8-1 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 5-4 and they are 4-5 against the spread.
Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Terrence Phillips averages 10 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Missouri. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Ryan Anderson averages 15.8 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 9.4 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Gabe York averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Missouri averages 72.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 174th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 160th in the country. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 247th and 189th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 136th with 12.5 per game. The Tigers allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 160th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 58th and 167th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 137th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 121st place in the country. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 308th in the Division 1.
Arizona averages 75.4 points per game this year which ranks them 115th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 86th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 283rd in the nation. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 52nd and 131st respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 192nd with 13.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 33rd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 143rd and 56th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 131st place in the nation. The Wildcats force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 135th in college basketball.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 6-1 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 5-2 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 4-5 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 5-4 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/12/15 G Wes Clark Head injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Arizona
11/14/15 G Matravian Payne Academics has left team
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
12/12/15 G Elliott Pitts Undisclosed doubtful Sunday vs. Missouri
12/12/15 G Kadeem Allen Knee injured last game, doubtful Sunday vs. Missouri
11/29/15 C Kaleb Tarczewski Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/10/15 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri
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