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Coastal Carolina vs Missouri Pick & Preview: Wednesday, November 23rd Betting Odds
Chanticleers vs Tigers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers at Missouri Tigers
- Where: Columbia at Mizzou Arena
- Date: Wednesday, November 23rd
- Betting Odds: Coastal Carolina +13.5, COAST +672 | MISSR -1137 O/U 152.0
Through 3 games, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have an overall record of 2-1. So far, the Chanticleers have played 1 game on the road, with a record of 0-1. When looking at the betting lines, Coastal Carolina will be the betting underdog for the first time this season. Coming into the game, they are +13.5 point underdogs on the spread. Last season, the team went 6-9 as the betting underdog.
Coastal Carolina’s leading scorer this season is Jomaru Brown who is averaging 21.67 points per contest. So far, Brown has accounted for 22.81% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.0 rebounds per game and 4.0 assists. Essam Mostafa is the second leading scorer for the Chanticleers, averaging 16.33 points per game. Between him and Mostafa, they are accounting for 40.0% of the team’s scoring.
Coming into today’s game, Coastal Carolina will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Chanticleers are ranked 153rd at 72.8 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 535th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Coastal Carolina is close to the NCAA average at 36.1%.
The Missouri Tigers head into today’s game in what will be their 6th game of the season, posting a record of 5-0. This will be the team’s 6th straight game at home this year. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Tigers as the -13.5 point favorites. The Tigers have been favored 5 times, going 5-0 straight up.
Missouri will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer D’Moi Hodge who is averaging 17.0 points per game for the Tigers. Hodge is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Tigers’ offensive gameplan is the play of Noah Carter who has hit 52.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.6 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Missouri this season, as they are currently ranked 369th in college basketball at 65.5 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Tigers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 28.1%, placing them 514th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Missouri Tigers -13.5
For today’s matchup between Missouri Tigers and Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, our analysis points to Missouri covering the spread as the -13.5 point favorites. Although the Tigers are just 2-3 over their previous 5 games as the favorite, we view the oddsmakers line being set too low. Today’s contest is an oustanding matchup for Missouri as they will be facing a Coastal Carolina team that also perfers to slow the game down. Look for the team to put together an efficient offensive performance while also limiting the Chanticleers’ offense, leading to not only a straight up win but an ATS victory. Before tip-off, be sure to go ahead and lock in your wager on the Missouri Tigers to cover!
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