Postseason NIT - Missouri Tigers home to Davidson Wildcats in NCAA Basketball betting action

Davidson Wildcats Missouri Tigers
20-12 March 18, 2014, 09:00 | Mizzou Arena 22-11

The visiting Davidson Wildcats hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at Mizzou Arena against the Missouri Tigers in Postseason NIT betting action.

Missouri was favored by 7.5 points over at Bovada but Davidson is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road, making bettors think twice about this one.

The Wildcats will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 16-14 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 12-19 ATS. Davidson is 16-12 on the totals; Missouri is 13-18.

View Davidson Wildcats vs Missouri Tigers Odds and Stats.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 214 and the Wildcats sitting at No. 3.

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Davidson lost its last outing, a 99-97 result against Western Carolina on March 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite. Chris Czerapowicz scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Wildcats to a win (they lost 99-97 to Western Carolina at U.S. Cellular Center on Sunday).

In their last action, Missouri was a 72-49 loser on the road against Florida. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Missouri was run off the court by the Gators on Friday as Florida routed them 72-49 at Georgia Dome.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wildcats rank No. 208 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.94 per game. That compares with Missouri’s No. 43 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Missouri is college basketball's No. 149-ranked team at 5.85 per game, while the Wildcats rate No. 17 with 8.25 per game.

A few Wildcats at Tigers trends to consider:
Davidson is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Davidson is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
Davidson is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Davidson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Missouri is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Missouri's last 6 games
Missouri is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Missouri is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home