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Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds
Bud Walton Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Arkansas Razorbacks and the visiting Missouri Tigers in college hoops action on Saturday.
The Razorbacks bring a 15-9 record (8-7-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 18-6 Tigers, who are 10-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Arkansas go 6-8 so far and the Tigers go 12-7.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 150-rated Razorbacks and the No. 29-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 83-79 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 3 in NCAA hoops at 42 per game. Contrast that with Arkansas’s No. 169 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arkansas is the No. 206-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while Missouri rates No. 115 at 6.8 per game.
Defensively, Missouri features the nation's No. 183-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.1 points per game. Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Missouri was a 78-36 winner on the road against Mississippi State. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Tigers and Bulldogs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Mississippi State was handed a 78-36 defeat on Wednesday at Humphrey Coliseum.
Arkansas was an 83-75 winner in its last match on the road against Auburn. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. BJ Young scored 25 points for Arkansas on Wednesday, leading the Razorbacks to an 83-75 win over Auburn at Auburn Arena.
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 1-0
After playing Mississippi State are 1-1
After a win are 5-5
Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Georgia are 5-5
After playing Auburn are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Tigers at Razorbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Missouri's last 12 games on the road
Missouri is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Missouri is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Arkansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arkansas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Missouri
Arkansas is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arkansas's last 6 games
Missouri home to Florida, Tuesday, February 19
Arkansas home to Georgia, Thursday, February 21