Alabama vs Missouri Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/7/2020
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Missouri -1
The Alabama Crimson Tide head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 1 point favorites.
Alabama heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-14. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 83.1 points per contest while giving up 79.3 per game. Missouri has an overall mark of 14-16. They are averaging 67.1 points per contest and giving up 65.7, which is a point differential of 1.4.
Valuable Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 19-11-0 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 20-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 13-16-1 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 13-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/11/19 G Jahvon Quinerly Eligibility is out for season
11/05/19 F Juwan Gary Knee is out for season
03/06/20 G John Petty Jr. Elbow is questionable Saturday vs Missouri
01/04/20 F James Rojas ACL is out for season
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
01/15/20 G Mario McKinney Jr. Left Team is out for season
Jaden Shackelford averages 15.1 points per contest in 29.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Kira Lewis Jr. comes into this game averaging 18.5 points per contest while playing 37.6 minutes per night. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Xavier Pinson averages 11.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Dru Smith scores 12.5 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide allow 79.3 points per contest which is 335th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 159th and 89th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.7 rebounds a game which ranks 338th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 118th place in D-1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 234th in Division 1. Alabama averages 83.1 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 165th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 74th in the nation. They average 39.8 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 45th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers give up 65.7 points per game, which ranks them 72nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 76th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 10.4 dimes allowed per game and 100th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 233rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Missouri is 286th in the country with 67.1 points per contest this season. They are 312th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 1.4. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 325th in the country. They are 194th in the nation in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 301st in assists per game with 11.3. The Tigers are 92nd in turnovers per contest with 14.0.
The Crimson Tide are 73rd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.9. In terms of pace they are 4th in the country with 76.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 56th. As a team they are 72nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 8th in Division 1. Alabama is 177th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri is 68th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 99.1, which is ranked 235th. They are 280th in D-1 in pace with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 299th. As a unit they are 236th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 100th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Alabama +1 and over 152.5 total points
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