Northern Kentucky Norse at Missouri Tigers ATS Prediction 11/08/19

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The Northern Kentucky Norse (1-0) will travel to Mizzou Arena to square off against the Missouri Tigers (1-0). Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Northern Kentucky Norse vs. Missouri Tigers Betting Odds

Both teams dismantled their last opponent. The Tigers defeated the UIW Cardinals 82-42, while the Norse beat the Cincinnati-Clermont Cougars 105-55.

Northern Kentucky played a perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 46.5 and a free throw rate of 0.233. Cincinnati-Clermont recorded marks of 12.8 and 0.088, respectively, for those same stats. The Tigers, meanwhile, had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.500 vs. 0.286) and had a much better free throw rate (0.302 vs. 0.179). Missouri’s Jeremiah Tilmon led the way, putting up 16 points, seven rebounds and five blocks. Meanwhile, Northern Kentucky received a boost from Tyler Sharpe, who contributed 19 points and five rebounds.

The offense of Missouri will face off against the elite defense of Northern Kentucky. Since the 2018-19 season, the Tigers rank 225th in offensive efficiency, while the Norse are 60th in defensive efficiency. The Norse figure to have the edge on that side of the ball.

Northern Kentucky vs. Missouri Betting Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Missouri, ATS Winner – Northern Kentucky, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Northern Kentucky ranks 10th in assists per game (17.0) while Missouri ranks 276th (11.2).
  • The Norse rank 82nd in three pointers attempted per game (24.5) while the Tigers rank 118th in three pointers allowed per game (21.6).
  • Missouri ranks 30th in rebounds allowed per game (31.7) while Northern Kentucky ranks 49th (32.5).
  • The Norse rank 83rd in blocks per game (4.0) while the Tigers rank 259th (1.8).
  • Northern Kentucky ranks 116th in steals per game (6.5) while Missouri ranks 259th (4.8).