Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 8-14 and a road record of 0-6. They are 10-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-8. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 12-9 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 11-8 against the spread.
Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 10.9 points per game while playing 24.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Wes Clark averages 10.6 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Missouri. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Retin Obasohan averages 16 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Shannon Hale averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Missouri averages 67.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 289th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 265th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 323rd in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranks them 239th and 275th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 131st with 12.4 per game. The Tigers allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 137th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 97th and 186th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 221st and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 180th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 246th in the Division 1.
Alabama averages 67.4 points per game this year which ranks them 284th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 225th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 224th in the nation. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 11 assists per contest which ranks them 210th and 312th respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 300th with 14.3 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 95th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 277th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 55th place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 145th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 58.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 63 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -17.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -17 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 97.9 and they assist on 50.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Missouri turns the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.3%. The Tigers give up 75.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Crimson Tide score 72.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.3 points per game. The Crimson Tide have a rating on offense of 99.1 and 47.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Alabama turns it over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.2%. The Crimson Tide give up 64.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 10-8 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 11-8 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 11-8 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 9-10 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 G Matravian Payne Academics has left team
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/10/15 G Dazon Ingram Foot out for season
02/05/16 F Michael Kessens Knee "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
02/05/16 F Shannon Hale Foot "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri
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