SEC College Basketball Action Pits #7 Tennessee As Favorite Over #12 Missouri

  • The #7 Tennessee Volunteers are favored to beat the #12 Missouri Tigers by four points Wednesday.
  • The point total for the Tennessee-Missouri matchup is 133.5. points.
  • The Missouri Tigers have +110 odds to be the first team to score 10 points.

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The College Basketball season is in full swing despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic causing minor postponements or cancellations to the schedule.

Wednesday’s slate of college basketball games features only one matchup of two top 25 teams facing each other when the #7 Tennessee Volunteers take on the #12 Missouri Tigers in an SEC showdown.

Both the Volunteers and Tigers come into this game undefeated with 6-0 records and are both playing their first games in the SEC this season.

The Volunteers are favored to win this game by a slim margin as the road team.

Tennessee Volunteers vs. Missouri Tigers @ 9 p.m. EST:

  • Spread: Tennessee (-4)
  • Moneyline: Tennessee -175 vs. Missouri +155
  • O/U: 133.5

Both the spread and moneyline are viable options for those looking to bet on this battle between unbeaten SEC teams. As both Tennessee and Missouri are undefeated on the season, their records differ is when it comes to covering the spread.

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The Volunteers are 5-1 ATS this season while the Tigers have a 4-2 mark ATS on the year. However, this will be the Volunteers first game on the road this season and we’ll see what difference being away from Thompson-Boling Arena has on this team.

The Tigers are 2-2 ATS at home this season which leaves the door open for the Vols to come in and cover tonight.

Betting The Moneyline

These are two undefeated ranked teams facing off and the SU odds reflect that at sports betting sites. The Volunteers -175 moneyline odds are a viable play and worth the risk as Tennessee's offense will give Missouri’s defense problems.

Three point shooting will be the biggest difference between these teams as the Vols have shot 36.1% compared to the Tigers 28.36%. The Tigers have a high scoring offense that can keep this game close especially if the Vols cannot get their shots from deep to fall.

Missouri’s +155 odds to pull off the upset are a great value play for anyone fishing for an upset at sportsbooks. One thing going for Missouri bettors in this matchup is that they have won their last four home games.

If not looking to bet on whether a team will win or lose in this SEC matchup the points total at 133.5 should go under. Although both of these teams have high scoring offenses, the Under has hit in four of the last six games for the Volunteers.

The same result has happened for the Tigers in three of their last four games. Take the Under as this will be the first time the Vols have faced a ranked opponent this season.

Those looking to tune into this game for live betting purposes should know that tipoff is at 9 p.m. EST and the game will be broadcasted by the SEC Network.