Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Tad Smith Coliseum
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Tad Smith Coliseum to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 10-17 and a road record of 0-9. They are 15-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-10. The Rebels have an overall record of 17-10 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 13-13 and they are 15-11 against the spread.
Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 11.6 points per game while playing 24.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 4.7 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 82%. 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%.
Stefan Moody averages 22.8 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year for the Rebels. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Sebastian Saiz averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Missouri averages 68.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 278th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 270th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 335th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game which ranks them 176th and 268th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 137th with 12.4 per game. The Tigers allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 161st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 160th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 248th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 177th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 255th in the Division 1.
Ole Miss averages 74.5 points per game this year which ranks them 130th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 274th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 236th in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest which ranks them 82nd and 194th respectively. In the turnover department the Rebels rank 122nd with 12.2 per game. The Rebels allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 160th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 105th and 170th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 207th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 264th place in the nation. The Rebels force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 58th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 61.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -16 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98.4 and they assist on 50.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. 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 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.1%. The Tigers give up 77.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rebels score 79.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.8 points per game. The Rebels have a rating on offense of 105.3 and 51.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Ole Miss turns it over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.6%. The Rebels give up 71.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 15-8 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 14-10 against the over/under
Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 15-11 against the spread
The Ole Miss Rebels are 13-13 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 G Matravian Payne Academics has left team
02/22/16 F Russell Woods Personal missed last game, probable Tuesday vs. Mississippi
02/16/16 G Wes Clark Academics dismissed from team
Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri
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