Auburn at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/24/2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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The Auburn Tigers head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 1.5 point favorites.
Auburn heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-2. They currently have a point differential of 12.9 as they are averaging 85.3 points per contest while giving up 72.4 per game. Missouri has an overall record of 13-6. They are averaging 74.7 points per game and surrendering 65.6, good for a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 12-5 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 8-9 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 10-8 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 8-10 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/05/17 C Austin Wiley Eligibility is out for season
11/05/17 F Danjel Purifoy Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/08/17 G C.J. Roberts Left Team is out for season
11/22/17 F Michael Porter Jr. Back is out for season
01/09/18 G Blake Harris Left Team is out for season
Bryce Brown averages 16.4 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Mustapha Heron averages 15 points per contest in 26.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kassius Robertson scores 15.2 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Jordan Barnett averages 14.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.2 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 85.3 points per contest this year, which is 15th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 166th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 85th in Division 1. They average 40.4 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 110th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 234th with 12.7 per game. The Tigers allow 72.4 points per contest, which is 181st in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 32nd and 168th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 158th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 91st place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 286th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri is 162nd in the country with 74.7 points per contest this season. They are 108th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 60th in Division 1. They are 80th in the country in rebounding with 38.1 boards per contest and 139th in assists per game with 14.3. The Tigers are 122nd in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Tigers give up 65.6 points per game, which ranks them 37th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 23rd and 32nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 10.4 dimes allowed per game and 41st with 31.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 41st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 22nd in the nation in offensive rating with 114.8, and their defensive rating of 97.4 is ranked 83rd. In terms of pace they are 29th in the country with 74.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 124th. As a team they are 66th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 100th in Division 1. Auburn is 301st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 56th in the nation.
Missouri is 63rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 16th in the nation. The Tigers are 66th in the country in offensive rating with 110.9, and their defensive rating of 97.4 is ranked 84th. In terms of pace they are 304th in Division 1 with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 59th. As a team they are 43rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 51st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Auburn +1.5
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