Check out our free Houston Christian vs Missouri pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Columbia. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Houston Christian vs Missouri Pick & Preview: Saturday, November 26th Betting Odds
Huskies vs Tigers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Houston Christian Huskies at Missouri Tigers
- Where: Columbia at Mizzou Arena
- Date: Saturday, November 26th
- Betting Odds: Houston Christian +25.5, HOUBAP +4000 | MISSR -20000 O/U 155.0
Houston Christian will take the floor against the Tigers with an overall record of 1-5. On the road, the Huskies will be playing their 3rd games of the season, having gone 0-3. So far, the Huskies have been the underdog 5 times, going 0-5 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +25.5 underdogs on the spread.
Houston Christian will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Brycen Long who is averaging 14.33 points per game for the Huskies. Long 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 Huskies’ offensive gameplan is the play of Bonke Maring who has hit 60.7% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.0 points per game.
Houston Christian comes into today’s matchup vs Missouri, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 75.5 points per game. Through 6 games, they have hit 44.6% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Huskies’ have prefered to slow the game down, ranking 250th in possessions per game.
Through 6 games, the Missouri Tigers have an overall record of 6-0. This will be the team’s 7th straight game at home this year. The Tigers’ are sitting with a betting line that is -25.5 points in their favor. For the season, Missouri has been favored to win in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 6-0.
Missouri will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer D’Moi Hodge who is averaging 17.17 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 Kobe Brown who has hit 61.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.17 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 -25.5
When analyzing this matchup between the Missouri Tigers and the Houston Christian Huskies, we see grabbing Missouri to come out on top and cover the spread. The oddsmakers have the Missouri as the heavy favorite with a point spread sitting at -25.5. Not only only do we like the Missouri’s historical performance as the favorite, as they are 3-2 vs the spread in their last 5 games when favored to win. But, they are matched up against a team that plays a similar style of basketball. So far, both Missouri and Houston Christian are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. Before tip-off, go ahead and get your bet down on the Missouri to win and cover the spread.
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