Stanford Cardinal host Missouri Tigers in college basketball action
Missouri Tigers vs Stanford Cardinal Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Tigers of Missouri hit the hard court against the Cardinal of Stanford.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Atlantis Resort).
The Cardinal currently sports a 3-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-3 ATS. The Tigers are 3-0 and 0-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cardinal produce a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cardinal sit at No. 49 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 150 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 93-78.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Stanford's No. 137-ranked scoring average of 71.5 PPG, against a Tigers defense rated No. 67 and allowing 59 PPG. The Cardinal FG% has averaged 39.4% to date this season, less than the Tigers shooters have managed so far (42.8% per game).
Defensively, Missouri features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Stanford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 207 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Missouri was a 74-54 winner at home against Nicholls State. The Tigers blew out Nicholls State on Friday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 74-54 win at Mizzou Arena.
In their last action, Stanford was a 70-62 loser at home against Belmont. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. Stefan Nastic scored 11 points in a futile effort to lead the Cardinal to a win (they lost 70-62 to Belmont at Maples Pavilion on Sunday).
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
After playing Nicholls State are 1-0
After a win are 8-2
Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 2-0
After playing Belmont are 1-0
After a loss are 7-3
A few Tigers at Cardinal trends to consider:
Stanford is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Missouri home to Appalachian State, Saturday, December 1
Stanford home to Seattle, Wednesday, November 28