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Missouri Tigers home to Wildcats in NCAAB betting action

Villanova WildcatsMissouri Tigers
Dec 6, 7:00 PM | Madison Square Garden

Villanova Wildcats vs Missouri Tigers Odds


Madison Square Garden features an NCAAB clash between the host Missouri Tigers and the visiting Villanova Wildcats in college hoops action on Tuesday.

The game is being played at Madison Square Garden, which makes it technically a neutral site match.

The Tigers sport records of 7-0 and 3-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Wildcats have 5-2 and 1-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-1-1 for the Tigers and 3-3 for the Wildcats.

View Villanova vs Missouri Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Missouri opened as 7-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 88 and the Wildcats at No. 76 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 100-82 result in favor of the Tigers.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Missouri's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 86.3 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 167 at 66.3 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 52.5% so far, more than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.5% per game.

Defensively, Villanova features the nation's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 46 points per game. Missouri, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 nationally in scoring at home.

Villanova was a 73-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against Pennsylvania. They failed to cover the 13.5–point spread as favorites. Mouphtaou Yarou scored 21 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Villanova over Pennsylvania, 73-65, on Saturday at Villanova Pavilion.

Missouri was a 90-56 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northwestern State. The battle between the Tigers and Demons didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Northwestern State was handed a 90-56 defeat on Friday at Mizzou Arena.

Villanova Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Temple are 9-1
After playing Pennsylvania are 10-0
After a win are 5-5

Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
After playing Northwestern State are 1-0
After a win are 8-2

A few Wildcats at Tigers trends to consider:
Missouri is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Villanova at Temple, Saturday, December 10
Missouri home to Navy, Saturday, December 10