NCAA hoops odds preview - Missouri vs. Texas A&M

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Feb 7, 9:00 PM | Reed Arena

Missouri Tigers vs Texas A&M Aggies Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Texas A&M Aggies try to run the Missouri Tigers off the court at Reed Arena in college hoops action.

This season, the Aggies are 13-8 overall and 8-6 ATS ATS, while the Tigers are 16-5 and 8-9 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Texas A&M boasts a 3-11 on the OU, and Missouri is 10-6.

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Betting Line:
Texas A&M opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Aggies - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas A&M is rated No. 102 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Missouri is at No. 33. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 76-70 win for the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas A&M's No. 274-ranked offense, averaging 63.1 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 174 at 66.2 PPG. The Aggies field goal percentage has averaged 44.5% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Missouri owns the country's No. 289-rated mark, allowing 75 points per game on the highway. Texas A&M, on the other hand, rates No. 273 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Missouri was a 91-77 winner at home against Auburn. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as favorites. The Tigers grabbed a 91-77 win over the Tigers on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Keion Bell at Mizzou Arena.

Last time out for Texas A&M, they were a 72-68 loser as they battled Kentucky at home. They covered in the match as a 7-point underdog. Elston Turner scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Aggies to a win (they lost 72-68 to Kentucky at Reed Arena on Saturday).

Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Mississippi are 1-0
After a win are 6-4

Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Georgia are 0-1
After playing Kentucky are 0-1
After a loss are 5-5

A few Tigers at Aggies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas A&M
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Missouri's last 10 games on the road
Missouri is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas A&M
Missouri is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas A&M's last 5 games when playing at home against Missouri
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas A&M's last 8 games when playing Missouri
Texas A&M is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Missouri
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas A&M's last 6 games

Next up:
Missouri home to Mississippi, Saturday, February 9
Texas A&M at Georgia, Saturday, February 9

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