Missouri at Vanderbilt College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/27/2018
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 1 point favorites.
Missouri comes into this game with an overall record of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 73.6 points per game while giving up 68.4 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall record of 11-18. They are averaging 72.6 points per game and surrendering 74.0, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 14-14 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 13-15 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-18 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 14-12 against the over/under this year
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/08/17 G C.J. Roberts Left Team is out for season
02/22/18 F Michael Porter Jr. Back is out indefinitely
02/20/18 G Terrence Phillips Suspension is out for season
01/09/18 G Blake Harris Left Team is out for season
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
02/26/18 C Djery Baptiste Foot is "?" Tuesday vs Missouri
01/23/18 G Matthew Fisher-Davis Shoulder is out for season
Jordan Barnett averages 13.8 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Kassius Robertson averages 16.8 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Riley LaChance averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jeff Roberson averages 16.8 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 78th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 33rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd, and they give up 11.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 35th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 36th in college basketball. Missouri averages 73.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 190th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 141st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 49th in D-1. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 85th and 173rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 47th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores surrender 74.0 points per contest, which ranks them 225th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 293rd and 306th in those defensive statistics. They rank 74th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest, and 93rd with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 3rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.0 per game this season. Vanderbilt is 217th in Division 1 with 72.6 points per game this year. They are 244th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 206th in the nation. They are 248th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.0 boards per game and 281st in assists per contest with 12.1. The Commodores are 284th in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Tigers are 107th in the country in defensive rating with 100.3, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 114th. They are 271st in college basketball in pace with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 65th. As a unit they are 50th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 32nd in D-1. Missouri is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 17th in the country.
Vanderbilt is 251st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 272nd in Division 1. The Commodores are 318th in the nation in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 110th. They are 314th in D-1 in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 166th. As a unit they are 129th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Missouri/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +1
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