College baskeball point spread favors Tigers in battle with Commodores
Vanderbilt Commodores vs Missouri Tigers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Missouri vs Vanderbilt battle Saturday at Mizzou Arena as the Tigers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Tigers sit at 14-4 (7-7 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Commodores are currently 8-9 (8-7 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Missouri is 8-5 OU, and Vanderbilt is 3-10 OU.
Bettors looking to go with the Tigers in this one found them listed as 14-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Commodores was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Commodores, who rate No. 144 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-65 victory for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Missouri's No. 3-rated squad against Vanderbilt's No. 256-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Missouri rates No. 161 in the country with 6.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 48 nationally with 7.7 per match.
Defensively, Vanderbilt features the nation's No. 32-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.5 points per game. Missouri, meanwhile, comes in at No. 53 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Vanderbilt, they were a 73-61 winner as they battled Auburn at home. They covered in the match as a 4-point favorite. Kedren Johnson scored 15 points leading the Commodores to a 73-61 victory over Auburn at Memorial Gymnasium on Wednesday.
Missouri was a 71-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against South Carolina. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as favorites. Earnest Ross scored 21 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Missouri on Tuesday, leading the Tigers to a 71-65 victory over South Carolina at Mizzou Arena.
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Tennessee are 6-4
After playing Auburn are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Commodores at Tigers trends to consider:
Missouri is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Missouri is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games
Vanderbilt at Tennessee, Tuesday, January 29
Missouri at LSU, Wednesday, January 30