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Missouri Tigers vs Tennessee Volunteers College Basketball Betting Preview

The Tennessee Volunteers will look to improve on a 14-12 record on Saturday when they host the Missouri Tigers in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Tennessee Volunteers in this one found them listed as -13-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Tigers was expected to move the line.

Missouri Tigers vs Tennessee Volunteers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Missouri Tigers have watched them go 7-18 and 11-10-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Tennessee Volunteers are at 14-12 and 13-11 ATS. In totals betting, the Tennessee Volunteers are 10-14, while the Missouri Tigers have a 11-11 mark.

The Volunteers - Tigers odds would favor the Volunteers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tennessee is rated No. 133 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Missouri is at No. 270.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Tennessee's No. 95-ranked scoring average of 76.31 PPG, against a Missouri Tigers defense rated No. 112 and allowing 70.92 PPG. The Tennessee Volunteers FG% has averaged 43.65% to date this season, more than the Missouri Tigers shooters have managed so far (39.68% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Missouri got 12 points from K.J. Walton but lost anyway, 57-54, to Alabama on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

Tennessee was run off the court by the Wildcats on Tuesday as Kentucky routed them 83-58 at Rupp Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Missouri is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Missouri is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games
  • Missouri is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Missouri's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee's last 7 games
  • Tennessee is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Tennessee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri home to Kentucky, Tuesday, February 21st
Tennessee at Vanderbilt, Wednesday, February 22nd