Once upon a time, Missouri and Oklahoma had one of the fiercest rivalries in college basketball. OU and MU go back to the old Big Eight and later Big 12 Conferences. Mizzou felt compelled to bolt for the SEC in 2012, and the rivalry died. However, the Tigers and Sooners will renew hostilities as a top March Madness betting Saturday matchup. Both Oklahoma and Missouri are wildly inconsistent. Each team is capable of winning a game. But they are not able to sustain success. Most important of all is that two wins this weekend make for the Sweet Sixteen.
Missouri Tigers vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Information
Missouri Tigers vs. Oklahoma Sooners CashBet Wagering Analysis
In this situation, both teams have equal brand recognition and ability. Oklahoma and Mizzou will draw similar Bitcoin sportsbook action. Live betting will pull a massive wagering handle. Cause by gamblers wanting to get a feel for both teams and the game flow. Both teams were in the red this season. Mizzou and OU are somewhat respected college basketball programs. And their inability to get the money has driven gamblers batty.
Gamblers Try to Catch Tigers by the Tail
Missouri has a 2021 March Madness Betting record of 16-9 straight up, 12-13 against the spread, and 13-9-3 over the total. Of major concern is that the Tigers have paid in only two of their last nine games. Only two of their last six games went over the total. Overall, the Tigers rank 109th for scoring offense and 227th out of 350 teams for points allowed. Missouri finished 7th in the SEC regular-season standings.
Guards Dru Smith (senior) and Xavier Pinson (junior) have been vital assets for Mizzou. To show, they both average over 14 points per game. Smith was named first-team All-SEC in 2021. Senior forward Jeremiah Tilmon averages 12.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Accordingly, Tilmon was second-team All-SEC in 2021.
Sooners Have Been Later at Getting the Money
Late on, the Sooners have been a disaster with one payout in nine games. Three of their last five contests cleared the total. In sum, OU ranks 79th out of 350 teams for scoring but 146th for points allowed. Oklahoma has a bet on NCAA basketball record of 15-10 straight up, 12-13 against the spread, and 11-14 under the total. Oklahoma finished 7th in the Big 12 standings.
Senior guard Austin Reaves leads Oklahoma with 17.7 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Specifically, this was the best season of Reaves’ career. He has scored 16 or more points in 11 consecutive games. As a result of his performance, Reeves made first-team All-Big 12.
Namely, Lon Kruger is one of the most accomplished coaches in college basketball. He has two career Final Four berths, including with Oklahoma in 2016. He has a total of 673 career wins. Overall, Krueger has led OU to seven big dance appearances in the last eight tournaments.
Missouri Tigers vs. Oklahoma Sooners Against the Spread
Missouri is 2-4 on the board in neutral site games. Next, the Tigers are 13-11 vs. the line as a dog. Mizzou is 12-8 against the spread in non-conference games.
Of great concern is that Oklahoma is 5-11 on the board as chalk. OU is 3-1 vs. the odds in neutral site games. In non-conference action, the Sooners are 4-9 vs. the line.
Oklahoma has covered five of their last eight games against Missouri. And then the previous two games in this series went over the total.
Missouri Tigers vs. Oklahoma Sooners CashBet Free Pick
In this situation, we have an even 2021 March Madness Betting matchup. On the whole, Oklahoma has the coaching and defensive advantage in this matchup.
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