Saturday, February 20, 2016
Bud Walton Arena
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 10-16 and a road record of 0-8. They are 14-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-10. The Razorbacks have an overall record of 12-14 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 10-12 and they are 12-10 against the spread.
Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 11.2 points per game while playing 24.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 4.6 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 9.8 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Missouri. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Anthlon Bell averages 16.4 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Razorbacks. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Moses Kingsley averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.2 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Missouri averages 67.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 280th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 261st. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 335th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 184th and 280th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 139th with 12.5 per game. The Tigers allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 149th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 83rd and 151st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 231st and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 171st place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 238th in the Division 1.
Arkansas averages 79.7 points per game this year which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 120th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 11th in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per contest which ranks them 122nd and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Razorbacks rank 51st with 11.3 per game. The Razorbacks allow 76.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 271st in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 199th and 286th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 233rd place in the nation. The Razorbacks force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in college basketball.
The Tigers average 60.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -16.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98.5 and they assist on 49.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.9 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 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.6%. The Tigers give up 76.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Razorbacks score 85.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -17.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.4 points per game. The Razorbacks have a rating on offense of 108.4 and 59.1% 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 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Arkansas turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.8%. The Razorbacks give up 74.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 81.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 14-8 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 13-10 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 12-10 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 10-12 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 G Matravian Payne Academics has left team
02/16/16 G Wes Clark Academics dismissed from team
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri
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