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College Basketball Matchup - Missouri Tigers Western Michigan Broncos Odds Preview

Western Michigan BroncosMissouri Tigers
5-3December 15, 2013, 07:00 | Mizzou Arena9-0

Mizzou Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Missouri Tigers and the visiting Western Michigan Broncos in college hoops action on Sunday.

Missouri battles the Broncos, currently sitting with a 5-3 mark (3-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 3-4 for the Tigers and 3-3 for the Broncos.

View Western Michigan Broncos vs Missouri Tigers Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Broncos were listed as 15.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 35 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Broncos, who rate No. 191 in the latest survey.

Western Michigan was a 51-35 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Northwestern. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. The Broncos endured a 51-35 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Saturday, despite a 12-point effort from Shayne Whittington at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Missouri won its last outing, an 80-71 result against UCLA on December 7. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. The Tigers got 22 points from Jabari Brown as Missouri ran past UCLA 80-71 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Missouri has the nation's No. 47-rated offensive output, at 80.44 PPG. The visiting Broncos defense ranks No. 121 allowing on average 69.38 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 49.69% so far, more than the Broncos marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.69% per game.

Next up:
Western Michigan at Drake, Wednesday, December 18th
Missouri at Illinois, Saturday, December 21st