Missouri at Arkansas: 3/12/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Arkansas Razorbacks (21-5) vs Missouri Tigers (16-8)
Game Info: Friday, March 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
Betting Odds: Arkansas Razorbacks -3 -- Over/Under: 148 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Missouri Tigers and Arkansas Razorbacks face off on Friday in an SEC college basketball showdown at Bridgestone Arena.
The MIssouri Tigers faced off with Georgia on Thursday and their defense stepped up enough late in the game to come away with the three point victory. Two games ago against LSU it was the defense that really struggled giving up 86 points and that led to the six point loss. Missouri on the season is averaging 74 points per game while their defense is giving up 72 points per game. Missouri is shooting 45 percent from the field and 32 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Dru Smith has been the best player for Missouri averaging 14.1 points while shooting 44.7 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from behind the three point line.
The Arkansas Razorbacks have found a whole lot of success this season and they currently sit with a 21-5 record overall. Coming into this game, Arkansas has won eight games in a row and the offense has been the biggest reason why. In the last game against Texas A&M, the offense was elite putting up 87 points and that led to the victory. Arkansas on the season is averaging 83.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.7 points per game. Arkansas is shooting 45.6 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Moses Moody has been the best player for Arkansas averaging 17.5 points while shooting44.1 percent from the field and 38.6 percent from deep.
Arkansas is a strong offensive team and this game is going to go well over the total. Look for an up-tempo game with the over-cashing with ease. In terms of the side look for Arkansas to come away with a cover of the spread.