Tennessee vs Missouri: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 23, 2021

The No. 6 Tennessee Volunteers (10-2) host the No. 19 Missouri Tigers (9-2) in a matchup of SEC teams at Thompson-Boling Arena, tipping off at 8:30 PM ET on Saturday, January 23, 2021. The Tigers are 7-point underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s over/under is set at 130.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Tennessee Betting Information

  • Tennessee is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-4.
  • The Volunteers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 7 points or more, going 6-4 this season.
  • In 33.3% of its games this season (4/12), Tennessee and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Volunteers fell 75-49 to Florida in their last outing on Tuesday. John Fulkerson totaled a team-high 15 points in the loss. They were favored by 8.5 points and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to fall short of the 136 point total.

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

Tennessee Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
John Fulkerson 12 12.2 6.2 1.9 0.7 0.8 0.0
Victor Bailey Jr. 12 11.6 2.3 1.3 0.8 0.2 1.4
Jaden Springer 11 10.0 3.0 2.4 1.1 0.3 0.8
Santiago Vescovi 12 9.8 3.6 3.3 1.2 0.1 2.2
Keon Johnson 12 9.1 3.3 2.2 1.1 0.3 0.3

Missouri Betting Information

  • With a 7-4 record ATS this season, Missouri has topped expectations.
  • The Tigers only hold a 1-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 7-point underdog.
  • 45.5% of Missouri’s 11 games this season have fell below the over/under.
  • Their last time out, the Tigers saw Jeremiah Tilmon score a team-high 19 points to lead them to an 81-70 victory against South Carolina on Tuesday. They were 5.5-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 151 total points to top the 146.5-point over/under.

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
Xavier Pinson 11 12.9 3.3 3.4 0.4 0.0 1.1
Dru Smith 11 12.1 3.5 3.0 1.9 0.6 1.2
Jeremiah Tilmon 11 12.0 8.0 0.8 0.9 0.7 0.0
Mark Smith 11 11.6 2.7 1.0 0.8 0.0 1.9
Javon Pickett 11 7.6 2.9 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.3

Total Facts

  • Tennessee and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 130.5 total in six out of 12 games (50%) this season.
  • In seven out of Missouri’s 11 games this season (63.6%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the total in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The point total for the game of 130.5 is 16.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Volunteers (74.8 points per game) and the Tigers (72.4 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 125.3 points per game, 5.2 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Volunteers have seen a 133.5 average over/under in their games this season, 3.0 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 8.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Tigers games this season (139 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/30/2020 Tennessee Missouri -4 135 -189 +155 Regular Season 73-53 TENN
1/7/2020 Missouri Missouri -5 122 -225 +180 Regular Season 69-59 TENN
2/5/2019 N/A Tennessee N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-60 TENN
1/8/2019 N/A Missouri N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-63 TENN

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