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Missouri opens the season against Alabama A&M

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This is your Live Game Thread

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Welcome to the Missouri 2016-17 Basketball season! Yes it's here. Why should be be excited? Because basketball, that's why!


Alabama A&M Bulldogs




11/13 & 7 pm


Mizzou Arena
Columbia, MO


A previously scheduled contest to fulfill SEC scheduling requirements


Probably Jarrett Sutton, maybe Beau Baehman


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Mike Kelly, Gary Link

We always like to keep an eye on the advanced stats... for a quick explanation on what they mean: Click Here!

KenPom Matchup Alabama A&M

Obviously not a lot of data to go on at this point. Some of this is projection, but KenPom has projected Missouri to have a slightly above average offense and defense. Alabama A&M is bad at both. Missouri should have advantages across the board.

Missouri Season Preview

Alabama A&M is the worst basketball program in Alabama and currently ranked 349th out of 351 division 1 teams. To be quite honest, I'm not convinced that Central Missouri isn't a better basketball team than Alabama A&M. To what extent should we expect Missouri to win? Projections say 95%, which is pretty good. Honestly the projection spread is a bit light. The Bulldogs suffered a 34 point loss to Missouri State on friday night, and while the Bears are were ranked ahead of Missouri in several preseason projections, I'd still put the O/U on this line at around 22.5.


Predict the spread!

This poll is closed

  • 69%
    Missouri by 30+
    (55 votes)
  • 12%
    Missouri by 21-30
    (10 votes)
  • 7%
    Missouri by 11-20
    (6 votes)
  • 8%
    Missouri by 1-10
    (7 votes)
  • 1%
    UPSET - Alabama A&M wins
    (1 vote)
79 votes total Vote Now