Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 1/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Location: Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR
The Arkansas Razorbacks (10-5) will play the Missouri Tigers (7-7) at Bud Walton Arena on Wednesday.
The Missouri Tigers played Alabama and took home the win by a score of 92-86 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Tigers ended up walking away with 14 and Alabama recorded 18 fouls. They also made 9 out of their 24 tries from beyond the arc. Alabama finished shooting 68.8% from the charity stripe by making 11 of their 16 attempts. On top of that, Alabama grabbed 28 rebounds (10 offensive, 18 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Alabama distributed 15 assists and had 6 steals in the game. When talking about defending, Missouri allowed the other team to shoot 49.3% from the field on 33 of 67 shooting. They also recorded 19 dimes in the game as well as forcing the opposition into 6 turnovers and getting 4 steals. When it comes to rebounding, they compiled a total of 39 with 13 of them being offensive. From the free throw line, the Tigers knocked down 21 of their 27 shots for a rate of 77.8%. Missouri finished the game having earned a 49.2% FG percentage (31 of 63) and made 9 out of their 24 shots from 3-point land.
Kobe Brown is a guy who was a major factor in the game. He racked up 30 points on 9 of 13 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 31 mins played and also grabbed 13 rebounds. He finished 69.2% from the field and also earned 4 assists.
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Missouri comes into this game with a mark of 7-7 so far this season. They are giving up possession 13.8 times per game and as a group are committing 16.8 fouls per contest. As a team, Missouri is pulling down 37.4 boards per contest and has totaled 160 dimes on the year, which ranks 288th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Tigers are connecting on 25.3% on shots from 3-point land (74 of 292) and 72.0% from the free throw line. They average 68.4 points per contest (269th in college hoops) while hitting 41.1% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Tigers are able to force 13.7 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.9 personal fouls. They rank 177th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 175 relinquished this season. The Tigers defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.5% (362 of 795) and they surrender 33.9 boards per contest as a group. They are surrendering 38.2% from 3-point land and they are ranked 255th in the country in points per game allowed (71.8).
When they last stepped on the court, the Arkansas Razorbacks took a loss by a score of 86-81 when they faced Texas A&M. The Razorbacks snagged 24 defensive rebounds and 18 offensive boards for a total of 42 in the matchup. They turned it over 18 times, while earning 5 steals for the game. Texas A&M committed 28 personal fouls in this contest which took the Razorbacks to the charity stripe for 29 tries. They were able to knock down 21 of the free throw tries for a rate of 72.4%. When talking about shots from beyond the perimeter, Arkansas made 6 out of their 19 attempts (31.6%). In all, the Razorbacks went 27 out of 66 from the floor which had them sitting at 40.9%. The Razorbacks permitted Texas A&M to bury 31 of their 55 tries from the floor which had them sitting at 56.4% in this contest. They finished 42.1% from distance by connecting on 8 out of 19 and ended up going 16 out of 30 from the charity stripe (53.3%). When talking about rebounds, Arkansas permitted Texas A&M to grab 31 in total (5 offensive).
JD Notae was important for the Razorbacks in this contest. He buried 11 out of 23 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 47.8%, and totaled 5 rebounds. He earned 31 points in his 38 minutes on the hardwood and had 3 dimes in the matchup.
Arkansas has a mark of 10-5 for the year. The Razorbacks are responsible for committing 16.6 fouls per game and they go 72.8% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 15.8 times per game (55th in college basketball) and they turn it over 12.7 times per contest. Arkansas has 1,201 pts so far this season (80.1 per game) and they collect 38.1 rebounds per contest. As an offensive unit, the Razorbacks are connecting on 45.9% from the floor, which ranks them 98th in the nation.
The Razorbacks on defense are ranked 258th in college basketball in points given up per game with 71.9. They are forcing 14.7 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 44.0% from the field (258th in the nation). The Arkansas defense concedes 36.6% on shots from behind the 3-point line (135 of 369) and opponents are knocking down 71.4% of their shots from the free throw line. They relinquish 14.1 assists and 32.1 rebounds per game, which is ranked 291st and 76th in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arkansas
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