Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 16.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 8-15 and a road record of 0-7. They are 11-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-8. The Commodores have an overall record of 13-10 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 8-12 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 11.3 points per game while playing 24.5 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 82%. Wes Clark averages 10.5 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 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Wade Baldwin averages 14.6 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Commodores. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Damian Jones averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Missouri averages 67.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 285th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 267th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 330th in the country. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 245th and 285th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 120th with 12.2 per game. The Tigers allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 147th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 103rd and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 224th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 185th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 235th in the Division 1.
Vanderbilt averages 76.1 points per game this year which ranks them 95th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 79th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 16th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 73rd and 86th respectively. In the turnover department the Commodores rank 144th with 12.6 per game. The Commodores allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 52nd in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 252nd and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the nation. The Commodores force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 326th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 59.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -16.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -8.7 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98.2 and they assist on 49.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.5 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 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.5%. The Tigers give up 75.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Commodores score 79.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.7 points per game. The Commodores have a rating on offense of 108.2 and 57.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.9%. The Commodores give up 62.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 11-8 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 12-8 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-11 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 8-12 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 G Matravian Payne Academics has left team
02/09/16 F Jakeenan Gant Suspension "?" Wednesday vs. Vanderbilt
02/09/16 F Russell Woods Suspension "?" Wednesday vs. Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
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