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Missouri Tigers vs West Virginia Mountaineers 1/25/2020 Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Missouri Tigers vs West Virginia Mountaineers 1/25/2020 – Missouri Tigers will take the road to play against West Virginia Mountaineers in a non-conference game from WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, West Virginia. Missouri managed to split their overall 18 games and are they are 1-5 in their conference play. West Virginia Mountaineers are one of the top teams in the Big 12 Conference with their impressive 15-3 overall record. The Mountaineers are 4-2 in the Big 12 and are looking forward to extending their victory in this game with their college basketball lines intact.
Missouri Tigers vs West Virginia Mountaineers 1/25/2020
Missouri Tigers are not having a good season with their shooting unit struggling to get past opponents. In their last game, Missouri struggled to get past Texas A&M Aggies and they were forced to settle with a final score of 66-64. As a whole team, the Tigers must focus on scoring more points. While their defense is still manageable, Missouri’s top shooter Dru Smith is touching just 12.1 points per game on average.
Players to watch: D. Smith G (18 GP 30.7 MIN 12.1 PTS 4.5 REB 4.3 AST 2.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 46.3 FG% 90.4 FT% 36.8 3P%), M. Smith G (18 GP 29.6 MIN 11.8 PTS 4.6 REB 0.7 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 1.4 TO 41 FG% 73.3 FT% 39.2 3P%), J. Tilmon F (12 GP 20.9 MIN 9 PTS 4.3 REB 0.7 AST 0.4 STL 1.3 BLK 2.3 TO 63.6 FG% 60.5 FT% 100 3P%).
West Virginia Mountaineers
West Virginia Mountaineers hold the 14th rank in the nation and they enter this game with a smashing victory against Texas. The Mountaineers scored 97 points and restricted Texas to just 59. West Virginia’s top scorer is averaging just 11.7 per game, but they work as a team and are impressive with their rebounds. The Mountaineers are holding the third spot in the Big 12 Conference play and are keeping pace alongside Kansas, TCU and Baylor Bears.
Players to watch: O. Tshiebwe F (18 GP 23.2 MIN 11.7 PTS 9.5 REB 0.4 AST 0.7 STL 1.3 BLK 2.1 TO 60.5 FG% 65.1 FT% 0 3P%), D. Culver F (18 GP 24.4 MIN 10.7 PTS 9.2 REB 2.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 47.8 FG% 60 FT% 0 3P%), M. McBride G (18 GP 21.5 MIN 10.1 PTS 2.4 REB 2 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 1.2 TO 42.6 FG% 75 FT% 40.5 3P%).
Missouri Tigers vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Predictions
Missouri is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
West Virginia Mountaineers
West Virginia is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Missouri Tigers vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Picks
Missouri Tigers will not stand a chance against the strong shooting unit of West Virginia. Based on the college basketball odds, the Mountaineers will win this game with a huge difference in their scores.
Moneyline: Missouri Tigers are holding +675 and West Virginia Mountaineers are holding -1050.
ATS: The ATS for Missouri is +12 and the ATS for West Virginia is -12.
Totals: The total is all set to go over 133 for the Tigers and under 133 for the Mountaineers.
Score Prediction: 79-58, West Virginia Mountaineers.