Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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The Alabama Crimson Tide head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 5.5 point favorites.
The Crimson Tide come into this game with an overall record of 14-10 and a road record of 4-4. They are 10-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-12. The Tigers have an overall record of 7-17 and a home record of 6-8. They have an over/under record of 11-10 and they are 10-10 against the spread.
Braxton Key comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Crimson Tide. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 62%. Dazon Ingram averages 10.2 points per game in 26.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Alabama. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
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Terrence Phillips averages 9.8 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Kevin Puryear averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Alabama averages 69.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 248th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 255th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 297th in the country. They average 40 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 292nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 279th with 14.5 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 66.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 193rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 93rd and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in Division 1.
Missouri averages 69.5 points per game this year which ranks them 254th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 331st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 339th in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest which ranks them 54th and 249th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 113th with 12.7 per game. The Tigers allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 148th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 81st and 89th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 318th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the nation. The Tigers force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 111th in college basketball.
The Crimson Tide average 68.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3.3 per contest. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 99.8 and they assist on 47.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Alabama turns the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.3%. The Crimson Tide give up 68.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 71.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.7 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 96.9 and 52% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Missouri turns it over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.2%. The Tigers give up 66.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 10-12 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 10-12 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 10-10 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 11-10 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/17/16 G Nick King Lung out indefinitely
Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Willie Jackson Personal expected to transfer
01/20/17 F Jakoby Kemp Redshirt out for season
01/05/17 F Mitchell Smith Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Alabama -5.5
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