Missouri at Arkansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Bud Walton Arena
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The Missouri Tigers head to Bud Walton Arena to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 5 point favorites.
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Missouri heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.4 as they are averaging 78.0 points per contest while giving up 66.6 per game. Arkansas has an overall mark of 11-5. They are averaging 86.3 points per contest and giving up 75.7, which is a point differential of 10.6.
Valuable Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 8-7 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 8-7 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-7 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-7 against the over/under this year
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
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Jordan Barnett averages 15.4 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Kassius Robertson averages 15.4 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 1.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jaylen Barford scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Daryl Macon averages 16.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri averages 78.0 points per contest this year, which is 100th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 57th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 31st in Division 1. They average 38.8 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 59th and 107th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 93rd with 14.4 per game. The Tigers allow 66.6 points per contest, which is 59th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 71st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 10.1 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in college basketball. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas is 14th in the country with 86.3 points per contest this season. They are 21st in the nation in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 10.6. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 45th in Division 1. They are 194th in the country in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 58th in assists per game with 16.1. The Razorbacks are 338th in turnovers per contest with 10.8. The Razorbacks give up 75.7 points per game, which ranks them 262nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 160th and 121st in those defensive statistics. They rank 181st with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 216th with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Razorbacks are 248th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 99th in the country in defensive rating with 97.5, and their offensive rating of 114.2 is ranked 33rd. They are 277th in college basketball in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 24th. As a unit they are 21st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 46th in D-1. Missouri is 71st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 19th in the country.
Arkansas is 343rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 166th in Division 1. The Razorbacks are 161st in the nation in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 114.7 is ranked 28th. They are 33rd in D-1 in pace with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 35th. As a unit they are 49th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 290th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Missouri/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri +5
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