Missouri Tigers vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Odds
Atlantis Resort will host Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs. Missouri Tigers action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Atlantis Resort.
The Rams sit at 3-2 (1-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 4-1 (1-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Virginia Commonwealth is 1-2 OU, and Missouri is 2-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rams sit at No. 97 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 Rams will win this game 81-80.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Virginia Commonwealth's No. 129-ranked offense, averaging 71.4 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 178 at 66.2 PPG. The Rams field goal percentage has averaged 42.9% so far, more than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.9% per game.
Defensively, Missouri features the nation's No. 180-rated defense on the road, allowing 70 points per game. Virginia Commonwealth, meanwhile, comes in at No. 221 nationally in scoring at home.
Missouri was an 84-61 loser in their most recent outing at home against Louisville. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. Louisville cruised to victory on Friday, running Missouri out of the gym and running up an 84-61 score at Atlantis Resort.
Virginia Commonwealth lost its last outing, a 67-58 result against Duke on November 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. Duke got 17 points from Mason Plumlee en route to a 67-58 victory over Virginia Commonwealth on Friday at Atlantis Resort.
Missouri home to Appalachian State, Saturday, December 1
Virginia Commonwealth home to Stetson, Wednesday, November 28