Arkansas vs Missouri: SEC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 2 seed Arkansas Razorbacks (21-5) are favored by  when they play the No. 7 seed Missouri Tigers (16-8) in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals Friday at Bridgestone Arena, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on SECN. A guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket is on the line as these teams look to claim the SEC championship.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 1:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Arkansas Betting Information

  • The Razorbacks have compiled a 17-8 record against the spread this season.
  • The Razorbacks have a winning record against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more, going 10-5 this season.
  • In 60% of their games this season (15/25), the Razorbacks and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Razorbacks knocked off Texas A&M 87-80 but failed to cover the spread as 14.5-point favorites, while going over the 137 point total in their last outing on Saturday. Moses Moody totaled a team-high 28 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Arkansas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Moses Moody 26 17.5 5.7 1.8 1.1 0.6 2.0
JD Notae 26 12.9 3.2 2.0 1.4 0.3 1.7
Justin Smith 22 12.5 6.8 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.2
Jalen Tate 26 10.9 3.8 4.0 1.2 0.4 0.8
Desi Sills 26 8.8 2.7 1.5 1.0 0.2 1.0

Missouri Betting Information

  • Missouri has met expectations of oddsmakers this season with an even 12-12 record ATS.
  • When they play as at least a 5.5-point underdog, the Tigers tend to fail to meet expectations with only a 2-4 record against the spread.
  • Missouri and its opponents have often covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 58.3% (14) of its 24 games played.
  • In their last game, the Tigers got a team-high 17 points from Xavier Pinson on the way to a 73-70 win against Georgia on Thursday. They were favored by 6.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 143 points to go under the 153 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Missouri Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Dru Smith 24 14.2 3.6 3.8 2.0 0.3 1.6
Xavier Pinson 24 14.1 2.8 2.9 1.1 0.0 1.8
Jeremiah Tilmon 22 12.4 7.4 0.9 0.8 1.5 0.0
Mark Smith 24 9.8 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.1 1.5
Kobe Brown 24 8.1 6.1 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.6

Total Facts

  • Arkansas’ games this season have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup (149 points) in 17 out of 26 opportunities (65.4% of matchups).
  • In 11 out of Missouri’s 24 games this season (45.8%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Friday’s matchup.
  • The Razorbacks average 83.3 points per game against the Tigers’ 74, totaling 8.3 points over the contest’s over/under of 149.
  • This game’s over/under is 6.3 more points than the 142.7 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Razorbacks have seen a 154 average over/under in their games this season, five points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Tigers games have an over/under of 146 points this season, three points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2021 Missouri Missouri -2.5 150.5 -143 +119 Regular Season 86-81 ARK
1/2/2021 Arkansas Arkansas -6.5 148.5 -284 +231 Regular Season 81-68 MIZZOU
2/22/2020 Arkansas Arkansas -6.5 136 -299 +233 Regular Season 78-68 ARK
2/8/2020 Arkansas Missouri -2.5 131 N/A N/A Regular Season 83-79 MIZZOU

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