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Missouri Tigers vs Xavier Musketeers 11/12/2019 Game Analysis, Odds and Preview

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Missouri Tigers vs Xavier Musketeers 11-12-2019 Game Analysis Odds and Preview

Missouri Tigers vs Xavier Musketeers 11/12/2019 – Each of these teams is coming with a 2-0 record but only one will continue their streak while the other one will end up with a loss. The Missouri Tigers are visiting the Xavier Musketeers at the Citras Center, in Cincinnati, Ohio on Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 pm ET. The Musketeers are given the upper win this game said Basketball Betting Tips over under against the Tigers.

Missouri Tigers vs Xavier Musketeers 11/12/2019

When: Tuesday, November 12, 7:00 p.m. ET
Where: Citras Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
TV: CBS Sports Network
Stream: SofaScore

Missouri Tigers vs Xavier Musketeers 11/12/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Missouri Tigers +2.5 (-110) 136 o (-110) +226
Xavier -2.5 (-110) 136 u (-110) -254
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Missouri Tigers

The Missouri Tigers dominated each of their two games winning over 25 points each. Mark Smith was the team’s top scorer with 19 points to go with six rebounds and four three-point shots. Jeremiah Tillmon, Kobe Brown and Mitchell Smith each scored above ten points. Against the Incarnate World Cardinals, Tillmon was the main man but every Tiger on the bench got a crack to test their guns on an actual game. Going up against Xavier, they would need their core players to be alert and to take a victory on the road. Tilmon has been the most consistent along with Pinson and they are expected to take the lead in the early going.

Players to Watch: J. Tilmon (14.5 PPG, 6 RPG, 0.5 APG, 0.5 SPG, 3.5 BPG), X. Pinson (11.5 PPG, 3 RPG, 5.5 APG, 1 SPG), M. Smith (9.5 PPG, 5 RPG, 0.5 APG)

Xavier Musketeers

Like Missouri, the Musketeers won via blowouts with both games being led by at least 18 points in the final score. Tyrique Jones and Naji Marshall have been the top two players leading the way for the Musketeers. In the two games, Jones averaged an impressive 18.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 20.5 minutes of play. Naji Marshall filled up the stat sheet with 18.5 points, seven rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game. Paul Scruggs has provided the most consistent support to Marshall and Jones. Aside from Scruggs, Zack Freemantle and Jason Carter are promising support players who showed good potential. Musketeers would look to make it big and make it three straight wins on their own home floor.

Players to Watch: T. Jones (18.5 PPG, 8.5 RPG, 1.5 BPG), N. Marshall (18.5 PPG, 7 RPG, 5.5 APG, 1.5 SPG), P. Scruggs (12 PPG, 3 RPG, 2 APG, 3 SPG)

Missouri Tigers vs Xavier Musketeers Betting Predictions

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Missouri Tigers

Missouri is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Tigers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Missouri is 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Xavier.
Missouri is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Xavier.
Tigers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big East conference.

Xavier Musketeers

Musketeers are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Xavier’s last 16 games.
Xavier is 10-3 SU in their last 13 games.
Musketeers are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Xavier’s last 5 games played in November.

Missouri Tigers vs Xavier Musketeers Betting Picks

Xavier Musketeers are expected to take this game away from Missouri Tigers in their own building according to How To Bet On NCAAB. Jones and Marshall are expected to put on a show but it would be interesting to see who will step up outside of the two players. This will be the first real test for Xavier and Missouri after breezing through their first two games. Both teams coaches would love to see how their players respond in a much closer matchup. 

Spread: Missouri is the underdog in this game and was given a +2.5 across the spread. Xavier is at -2.5

Total: Teams are expected to go to 136 with Xavier expected to go under while Missouri is the team going above.

Score Prediction: 70-66 Xavier.