Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 5-11 and a road record of 0-2. They are 5-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-7. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 10-6 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 5-9 and they are 7-7 against the spread.
Frankie Hughes comes into this contest averaging 9.8 points per game while playing 22.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 29% while his free throw percentage is currently at 62%. Kevin Puryear averages 11.4 points per game in 26.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game for Missouri. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Braxton Key averages 10.2 points per game while playing 27 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 57%. Dazon Ingram averages 9.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Missouri averages 70.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 217th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them ranked 334th. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 349th in the country. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 230th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 97th with 12.5 per game. The Tigers allow 70.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.6 rebounds a game which ranks 316th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in Division 1.
Alabama averages 68.6 points per game this year which ranks them 262nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 234th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 290th in the nation. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 39th and 252nd respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 182nd with 13.6 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 62.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 156th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 62nd in college basketball.
The Tigers average 68.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.7 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 96.3 and they assist on 52.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 44%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 48% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Missouri turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.4%. The Tigers give up 75.5 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 72.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.2 points per game. The Crimson Tide have a rating on offense of 100.4 and 50.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Alabama turns it over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.6%. The Crimson Tide give up 61.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 5-8 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 6-7 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 7-7 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 5-9 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Willie Jackson Personal expected to transfer
01/05/17 F Mitchell Smith Knee out for season
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/17/16 G Nick King Lung out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Alabama
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