missouri vs pittsburgh ncaab prediction

NCAAB Missouri Tigers vs Pittsburgh Prediction 11/28/2023

The Missouri Tigers (5-2) travel to face off against the Pittsburgh Panthers (5-1) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh and televised on ESPNU. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Missouri Tigers vs Pittsburgh Panthers

The Missouri Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

After seven games, Missouri comes in with a 5-2 overall record. At home, they have a record of 4-2, while on the road they are 1-0. As of now, Missouri has a 1-6 record against the spread going into today’s game. Looking back at their previous five games, they are 1-4 vs. the spread.

In seven games, Missouri comes in with an over/under mark of 2-5-0, with their games averaging 142.1 points per game. In the Tigers’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 74 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-4.

The Pittsburgh Panthers Are Coming Off A Win

Today marks the 7th game of the year for Pittsburgh, who currently sit at 5-1. So far this season, all of the Panthers’ games have been played on the road. Heading into today’s game, Pittsburgh holds a 5-1 ATS record. When playing at home, Pittsburgh has gone 4-1 vs. the spread so far this season and 6-4 in their previous ten home games.

Up to this point, games involving Pittsburgh have had an average of 151.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 144 points. Their over/under record is 5-1-0. The Panthers’ have recorded an over/under record of 3-0 in their last three games, with their games averaging 88 points per game.

Missouri Offense Breakdown

The Tigers’ offense finished with 78 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 75.1 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Sean East, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15.4, while Nick Honor also carries a PPG average of 13 into the game.

Sean East (G) 15.4 2.1 2.6
Nick Honor (G) 13.0 1.7 1.9
Noah Carter (F) 13.0 6.3 1.9

Pittsburgh Offense Breakdown

Compared to their season average of 88.2 points per game, Pittsburgh struggled in their previous game. Against Oregon State, the Panthers scored 76 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 40%. The Pittsburgh offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 30.7 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 34% of their looks from outside this season.

Blake Hinson (F) 19.2 4.7 1.2
Ishmael Leggett (G) 15.7 8.0 3.3
Carlton Carrington (G) 15.2 5.3 6.2

Missouri Team Defense

So far, the Tigers’ defense is ranked 79th in the country at 67.0 points per contest. Against Loyola Maryland in their most recent game, the Missouri defense gave up a total of 70 points while allowing Loyola Maryland to hit 44% of their shots.

Pittsburgh Team Defense

The Panthers’ defense is presently ranked 38th nationally, allowing an average of 63.2 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.7 threes per game vs. Missouri. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 22.4%.

Tigers vs Panthers Trends

  • In their last five road games, Missouri has averaged 70 points per game while allowing 73 . The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 69 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Tigers have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.
  • The Panthers have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 3-0 straight up and 3-0 against the spread.

Tigers vs Panthers Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Panthers to secure the win, with an expected final score of 78-65. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -6.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 146.5 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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