Redhawks open as college hoops underdog vs Tigers

SE Missouri State RedhawksMissouri Tigers
Dec 4, 8:00 PM | Mizzou Arena

SE Missouri State Redhawks vs Missouri Tigers Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Tuesday when the Redhawks of SE Missouri State hit the hard court against the Tigers of Missouri.

The Tigers are 6-1 so far on the season, and 2-3 ATS vs. the number. The Redhawks, meanwhile, are 6-4 and 2-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Missouri go 2-2 and the Redhawks go 0-0 on the totals.

View SE Missouri State vs Missouri Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Tigers installed as 19.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 69-ranked Tigers and the No. 17-rated Redhawks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 78-75 win for the Tigers on Tuesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Redhawks is ranked No. 37 in NCAA hoops at 40.5 per game. Contrast that with Missouri’s No. 5 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Missouri is the No. 150-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while SE Missouri State rates No. 115 at 6.8 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, SE Missouri State owns the country's No. 82-rated mark, allowing 63.7 points per game on the highway. Missouri, on the other hand, rates No. 118 in scoring at home.

SE Missouri State was a 61-58 winner in its last match on the road against Southeastern Louisiana. The Redhawks grabbed a 61-58 win over the Lions on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Corey Wilford at SLU University Center.

Last time out for Missouri, they were a 72-56 winner as they battled Appalachian State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 27-point favorite. Missouri got 23 points from Laurence Bowers en route to a 72-56 victory over Appalachian State on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

SE Missouri State Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Central Arkansas are 1-0
After playing Southeastern Louisiana are 0-1
After a win are 6-4

Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tennessee State are 1-0
After a win are 8-2

A few Redhawks at Tigers trends to consider:
SE Missouri State is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Missouri is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Missouri is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
SE Missouri State home to Central Arkansas, Saturday, December 8
Missouri home to Tennessee State, Saturday, December 8

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