Syracuse Orange vs Missouri Tigers Odds
The Orange will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Tigers in Missouri at Memorial Stadium on Saturday in Week 12 action.
They battle the Orange, currently with a 5-5 mark (4-6 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 3-6 for the Tigers and 6-3 for the Orange.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the Tigers in this game found them listed as 6.5-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 60 and the Orange at No. 38 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 28-26 result in favor of the Orange.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Missouri's No. 86-ranked offense (25.3 PPG) against a Orange defense that ranks No. 57 at 26.1 PPG. The Tigers passing attack has averaged 197.5 yards per game, less than the Orange give up through the air (230.6 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Orange feature the league's No. 93-rated road run defense, allowing 205.8 yards per game. Missouri, meanwhile, ranks No. 93 in rushing offense at home.
Syracuse won its last outing, a 45-26 result against Louisville on November 10. Syracuse covered in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 71 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last game, Syracuse got a 144-yard performance from Jerome Smith as a key part of its 45-26 win over Louisville.
Missouri won its last outing, a 51-48 result against Tennessee on November 10. Missouri covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 99 combined points took the game OVER the total. Kendial Lawrence tore up the turf for 153 rushing yards in the latest Tigers game, a 51-48 win over the Volunteers at Neyland Stadium.
Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few Orange at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games
Syracuse is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Syracuse's last 6 games on the road
Syracuse is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
Missouri is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Missouri's last 8 games
Missouri is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Syracuse at Temple, Friday, November 23
Missouri at Texas A&M, Saturday, November 24