Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Mizzou Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 7-2. They are 4-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-5. The Tigers have an overall record of 5-3 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Lauri Markkanen comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Rawle Alkins averages 11.8 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Arizona. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Frankie Hughes averages 14 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage currently is at 56%. Kevin Puryear averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Arizona averages 74.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 130th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 47th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 109th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 164th and 169th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 44th with 11.6 per game. The Wildcats allow 63.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 84th and 128th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 47th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in Division 1.
Missouri averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 176th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 268th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 320th in the nation. They average 42.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 131st respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 89th with 12.4 per game. The Tigers allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 273rd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 49th place in the nation. The Tigers force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 65.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.3 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 111.1 and they assist on 51.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Arizona turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.6%. The Wildcats give up 65.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 75 ppg at home and they have averaged 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.6 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 99.1 and 55.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Missouri turns it over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.6%. The Tigers give up 55.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 57.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 4-5 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 4-5 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 4-2 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 2-4 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
12/05/16 G Allonzo Trier Eligibility out indefinitely
12/01/16 G Parker Jackson-Cartwright Ankle out indefinitely
11/17/16 G Dylan Smith Concussion out indefinitely
11/11/16 F Talbott Denny Knee out for season
11/08/16 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/09/16 F Reed Nikko Ankle doubtful Saturday vs. Arizona
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri
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