Arkansas Razorbacks vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 2/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Location: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO
The Missouri Tigers (10-14) will try to defeat the Arkansas Razorbacks (19-6) at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday.
The Arkansas Razorbacks faced Alabama and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 68-67 in their last contest. When talking about personal fouls, the Razorbacks walked away with 17 while Alabama accounted for 22 personal fouls. They buried 7 of 29 tries from 3-point range. Alabama finished 76.5% at the charity stripe by converting 13 of 17 tries. In addition, Alabama grabbed 36 rebounds (9 offensive, 27 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Alabama recorded 13 assists and had 4 steals for this contest. Pertaining to defense, Arkansas allowed the other team to shoot 42.9% from the floor on 24 of 56 shooting. They also recorded 11 assists for the matchup as well as forcing the other team into 24 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Pertaining to pulling down boards, they collected a total of 39 with 16 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Razorbacks converted 17 of 24 attempts for a rate of 70.8%. Arkansas walked away from the game having earned a 31.4% FG percentage (22 of 70) and knocked down 6 of their 21 3-point attempts.
Stanley Umude is one player who was a major factor in the matchup. He finished the game shooting 63.6% from the field and also dished out 2 dimes. He saw the court for 26 minutes played and also collected 9 boards. He ended up with 19 points on 7 of 11 shooting.
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Arkansas comes into this matchup with a mark of 19-6 so far this year. They currently have an average of 78.2 pts per game (33rd in college basketball) while hitting 44.4% from the floor. The Razorbacks are connecting on 30.5% from downtown (158 of 518) and 74.0% from the free throw line. As a team, Arkansas is grabbing 38.9 rebounds per game and has accounted for 370 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 58th in the country in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 12.8 times per contest and as a squad are committing 16.7 fouls per contest.
On the defensive end, the Razorbacks are forcing 15.7 turnovers per game and they draw 19.9 personal fouls. They currently rank 224th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 318 surrendered for the season. The Razorbacks defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 41.3% (592 of 1,433) and they surrender 34.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They surrender 33.0% from 3-point land and they rank 162nd in the country in points per game allowed (68.3).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Missouri Tigers went home victorious with a score of 74-68 when they played Ole Miss. When talking about rebounds, Missouri allowed Ole Miss to snag 26 overall (7 offensive). They finished 22.2% from distance by going 4 out of 18 and walked away from this one shooting 10 out of 17 from the free throw line (58.8%). The Tigers permitted Ole Miss to convert 27 of 54 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.0% in this contest. In all, the Tigers finished the game shooting 28 out of 52 from the floor which gave them a rate of 53.8%. Pertaining to shots from beyond the perimeter, Missouri converted 7 out of 14 attempts (50.0%). They were able to make 11 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 68.8%. Ole Miss committed 14 fouls for the game which got the Tigers to the charity stripe for a total of 16 tries. They also turned the ball over 10 times, while recording 8 steals in this game. The Tigers earned 25 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards totaling 31 in the game.
Kobe Brown was important for the Tigers for the contest. He recorded 13 points in his 32 minutes on the hardwood and had 5 assists for the matchup. He knocked down 5 of 6 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 83.3%, and accounted for 6 rebounds.
Missouri has a win-loss mark of 10-14 so far this season. The Tigers have committed 17.6 personal fouls per game and they hit 71.4% from the free throw line. They are getting an assist 12.0 times per game (265th in the country) and they turn it over 14.2 times per game. Missouri has tallied 1,594 points so far this season (66.4 per game) and they average 35.1 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Tigers are hitting on 43.3% from the field, which is ranked 226th in the nation.
The Missouri defense gives up 35.4% from downtown (180 of 509) and their opponents are connecting on 67.7% of their free throw shots. They have allowed 12.0 assists and 33.8 boards per game, which ranks them 133rd and 130th in Division 1. The Tigers on the defensive end are ranked 224th in college hoops in points given up per game with 70.4. They are able to force 12.7 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.9% from the floor (237th in D-1).
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Missouri
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