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Missouri Tigers vs Niagara Purple Eagles Betting Preview

Niagara Purple EaglesMissouri Tigers
Nov 17, 8:00 PM | Mizzou Arena

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Missouri Tigers Odds


Missouri looks to cover the Tigers-Purple Eagles pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 2-0 mark when they host Niagara in college basketball action.

This season, the Tigers are 2-0 overall and 0-1 ATS ATS, while the Purple Eagles are 1-0 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Missouri boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and Niagara is 0-0.

View Niagara vs Missouri Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Missouri opened as 24.5-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 114 (Tigers) and the No. 312 (Purple Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 102-95 result in favor of the Tigers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Missouri's No. 48 nationally ranked offense (82 points per game) against a Purple Eagles defense that sits as the No. 339 at 93 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 46.4% from the field, more than the Purple Eagles have managed so far this season (44.4% on average).

Defensively, Niagara features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Missouri, meanwhile, comes in at No. 84 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Niagara was a 102-93 winner at home against Cent Conn State. The Purple Eagles grabbed a 102-93 win over the Blue Devils on Monday, behind a 23-point effort from Juan'ya Green at Gallagher Center.

In their last action, Missouri was an 81-63 winner at home against Mercer. Missouri got 22 points from Phil (Flip) Pressey en route to an 81-63 victory over Mercer on Monday at Mizzou Arena.

Niagara Purple Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing Cent Conn State are 2-2
After a win are 3-7

Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
After playing Mercer are 0-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Purple Eagles at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Niagara's last 5 games on the road
Niagara is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Missouri is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next up:
Niagara at South Dakota State, Monday, November 21
Missouri home to Notre Dame, Monday, November 21