Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Missouri Tigers Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Mountaineers of Appalachian State hit the hard court against the Tigers of Missouri.
The Tigers currently sports a 5-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Mountaineers are 1-5 and 3-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 2-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Mountaineers have gone 0-1 against the number.
Bettors looking to go with the Tigers in this one found them listed as 25-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Mountaineers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 63 and the Mountaineers at No. 123 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 84-69 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Missouri's No. 8-rated squad against Appalachian State's No. 143-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Missouri rates No. 142 in the country with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 80 nationally with 7.3 per match.
Defensively, Appalachian State features the nation's No. 344-rated defense on the road, allowing 90 points per game. Missouri, meanwhile, comes in at No. 118 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Appalachian State was a 73-72 loser at home against Duquesne. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. Appalachian State got 21 points from Nathan Healy but lost anyway, 73-72, to Duquesne on Wednesday at Holmes Convocation Center.
In their last action, Missouri was a 68-65 winner on the road against Virginia Commonwealth. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. Treveon Graham scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Rams to a win (they lost 68-65 to Missouri at Atlantis Resort on Saturday).
Appalachian State Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Western Carolina are 2-8
After playing Duquesne are 0-1
After a loss are 3-7
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing SE Missouri State are 2-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Mountaineers at Tigers trends to consider:
Appalachian State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Missouri is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Missouri is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Appalachian State at Western Carolina, Saturday, December 8
Missouri home to SE Missouri State, Tuesday, December 4