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Missouri Tigers take on Fighting Illini in NCAA Basketball Betting

Missouri Tigers

vs

Illinois Fighting Illini
Saturday, December 20, 2014 2:00 PM ET
Scottrade Center

The Illinois Fighting Illini host Missouri on Saturday, looking to build on their 8-3 mark against the 5-5 Tigers in college basketball betting action at Scottrade Center.

Missouri Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you were backing the Missouri Tigers in this one, their betting line was listed as 9-point underdogs earlier in the day at 5Dimes.

Missouri Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Missouri Tigers will look to cover the spread vs the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday, as the Tigers are 3-7 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Fighting Illini are 4-5 ATS. Missouri is 3-4 against the total, while Illinois is 3-4 versus the total betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Illinois Fighting Illini and the No. 228-ranked Missouri Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Missouri Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Stats Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Missouri Tigers rank No. 192 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 33.1 per game. That compares with Illinois’s No. 66 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Illinois is college basketball's No. 22-ranked team at 8.36 per game, while the Missouri Tigers rate No. 108 with 6.6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers got 17 points from Johnathan Williams III, but it was Xavier that prevailed in a 74-58 final on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Illinois got 16 points from Kendrick Nunn en route to a 73-55 victory over Hampton on Wednesday at State Farm Center.

Missouri Tigers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Odds Trends

Missouri is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Missouri is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Illinois
Missouri is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Illinois
Illinois is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Illinois is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Missouri
Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Missouri

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri home to Oklahoma State, Tuesday, December 30th
Illinois at Kennesaw State, Saturday, December 27th

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