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Red Wolves take on Tigers in Week 5 contest

Arkansas State Red Wolves Missouri Tigers
2-2 September 28, 2013, 07:30 | Memorial Stadium 3-0



Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Tigers host the Red Wolves at Memorial Stadium in Week 5 action.

The Tigers currently sports a record of 3-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-0 ATS. The Red Wolves are 2-2 and 2-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers post a 2-1 over under record this season, while the Red Wolves have gone 2-2 against the number.

View Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Missouri Tigers Odds and Stats.

Missouri were sitting as -21-point Favorite earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

The Tigers - Red Wolves odds would favor the Red Wolves if the lines were set according to power ranks. Missouri is rated No. 72 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Red Wolves sit at No. 32. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 53-31 win for the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Missouri's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 47 PPG, against a Red Wolves defense that ranks No. 82 this week at 28.5 PPG. The Tigers aerial game is averaging 297 yards per game, more than the Red Wolves secondary allows through the air, 254.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Red Wolves own the league's No. 20-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 98 yards per game when on the road. Missouri, on the other hand, rates No. 28 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Red Wolves at Tigers trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
Arkansas State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arkansas State's last 6 games
Arkansas State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Missouri is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Missouri is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri's last 6 games
Missouri is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home


Next up:
Arkansas State at Idaho, Saturday, October 12th
Missouri at Vanderbilt, Saturday, October 5th