Jackson State Tigers @ Missouri Tigers
Current Records: Jackson State 0-5, Missouri 3-1
How To Watch
- When: Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 6 p.m. ET
- Where: Mizzou Arena -- Columbia, Missouri
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
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- Ticket Cost: $1.00
What to Know
If the oddsmakers' predictions hold true, the near future looks bright for Missouri. They will look to defend their home court on Sunday against the Jackson State Tigers at 6:00 p.m. ET at Mizzou Arena. Missouri might want some stickum for this contest since the team gave up eight turnovers on Thursday.
Last Thursday, the Tigers had just enough and edged the Golden Gophers out 70-68. The victory made it back-to-back wins for Missouri.
Among those leading the charge was Noah Carter, who scored 13 points along with 6 rebounds.
Meanwhile, Jackson State's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Thursday after their fifth straight loss. They were the victim of a bruising 72-52 loss at the hands of the Golden Hurricane.
The Tigers' victory bumped their record up to 3-1. As for the Tigers, they bumped their record down to 0-5 with that defeat, which was their fifth straight on the road.
As mentioned, Missouri is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 22.5 points. This contest will be their fifth straight as the favorites (so far over this stretch they are 0-3-1 against the spread).
This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Missouri have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 33.8 rebounds per game. However, it's not like Jackson State struggles in that department as they've been even better at 34 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the match for a full breakdown of the game, commentary, and other NCAA Basketball content.
Missouri is a big 22.5-point favorite against Jackson State, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 22.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
The over/under is set at 145.5 points.