Looking to win big? The Razorbacks and Tigers face off at 8:30 ET on SECN. The Tigers are hosting the game at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO. The odds for this Southeastern conference game currently have Missouri as the -5.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 143.5 points.


The Pick: Missouri Tigers -5.5

This game will be played at Mizzou Arena at 8:30 ET on Wednesday, January 31st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will Missouri pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can The Razorbacks Secure a Road Victory?

Arkansas enters this game as a 5.5-point underdog, and they have gone 2-8 on the road this season. Their average scoring margin on the road is -14.5, and they have lost six straight games away from home.

Overall, the Razorbacks are 10-10 this season, and they have lost three straight games. In Southeastern Conference play, Arkansas is just 1-6, compared to 9-4 in non-conference games.

Against the spread, Arkansas has struggled this season with a record of 6-14. On the road, their ATS mark is 0-6 and they have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games. As the underdog, the Razorbacks have gone 3-7 vs. the spread this year and they are 2-1 ATS in their last 3 games as the underdog.

The over/under record for Arkansas games this season is 13-7, and the average over/under line in their games is 150.5. Today's line of 143.5 is lower than that average, and 6 of their games have finished with fewer points than today's OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 129 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 4-6.

In their most recent game, the Arkansas offense put up just 57 points vs. the Kentucky Wildcats. Overall, they are now averaging 75.2 points per game which is 178th in the country. Leading the team in scoring was Makhi Mitchell with 12 points. Tramon Mark also added 11 points for the Razorbacks.

At this time, the Razorbacks' defense is positioned 267th in the country, permitting 76.8 points per game. In their previous game vs. Kentucky, the Wildcats finished with a field goal percentage of 32% and a total of 63 points vs. Arkansas.

Pressure Builds for Missouri as Home Favorites

Missouri enters this game on a seven-game losing streak, and they have yet to win a game in the Southeastern Conference (0-7). The Tigers are 8-12 overall, compared to their 8-5 non-conference record.

At home, Missouri is 6-7 this season, and they have gone 4-6 in their last ten games at home. Overall, they are 7-5 when favored, and they come into this matchup as 5.5-point favorites.

As the favorite, Missouri has gone just 3-9 against the spread this season. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have an ATS mark of just 3-7. At home, Missouri is just 2-11 ATS this year and their last 3 home games vs. the spread have resulted in an 0-3 record.

Today's over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Missouri's games this season (149.8). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

In contrast to their season average of 73.6 points per game, the Missouri had a below average performance. They scored 64 points against South Carolina and had a field goal percentage of 47.1%. On the offensive front, the Tigers have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 205th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 292nd in terms of percentage and 146th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Tigers' defense is ranked 208th in the country at 73.5 points per contest. So far, the Missouri defense is giving up an average of 9.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.2 times per game (429th).