Arkansas vs. Missouri: How to watch and listen, betting line, team comparisons

By:

Bob Holt

Published: Friday, January 1, 2021

WHEN 11 a.m., Saturday

WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville

RECORDS Arkansas 9-0, 1-0 SEC; Missouri 6-1, 0-1

COACHES Missouri: Cuonzo Martin – 56-47 in four seasons at Missouri and 242-167 overall in 13 seasons; Arkansas: Eric Musselman – 29-12 in two seasons at Arkansas and 139-46 overall in six seasons.

STREAK Arkansas won 9; Missouri lost 1

SERIES Arkansas leads 28-25

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Missouri 78-68 on Feb. 22, 2020, in Fayetteville.

BETTING LINE Arkansas is a 6-point favorite.

RADIO The Razorback Sports Network can be accessed via 92.1 FM or 1590 AM in Fayetteville; 1230 AM or 1580 AM in Fort Smith; and 100.3 FM or 790 AM in Rogers. Not all affiliates will carry the game. The game audio can also be accessed on the Razorback GameDay App and XM Channel 380.

TELEVISION CBS

ANNOUNCERS Carter Blackburn (play-by-play) and Bill Raftery (analyst)

NOTABLE Arkansas is 17-9 against Missouri in Fayetteville, including six consecutive victories since the Tigers last won at Arkansas 75-71 in 2014 … Missouri forward Mitchell Smith, a senior from Van Buren, is averaging 5.1 points and 5.7 rebounds in 21.3 minutes per game off the bench … Tigers Coach Cuonzo Martin is 6-5 against Arkansas, including 1-1 at Missouri State, 2-1 at Tennessee and 3-3 at Missouri … Junior guard JD Notae is averaging 15 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists off the bench for the Razorbacks … Moses Moody is the only Razorback to score in double figures in all nine games this season … Arkansas guard Jalen Tate is averaging 4.6 assists … Razorbacks forward Justin Smith (ankle) is questionable for the game.

MISSOURI PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

POS., NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG

G Xavier Pinson, 6-2; Jr.; 13.9; 3.6

G Mark Smith, 6-5; Sr.; 12.7; 2.4

G Dru Smith, 6-3; Sr.; 12.1; 3.3

F Jeremiah Tilmon, 6-10; Sr.; 8.3; 7.3

F Kobe Brown, 6-7; So.; 6.6; 6.0

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

POS., NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG

G Moses Moody, 6-6; Fr.; 16.8; 5.7

G Desi Sills, 6-1; Jr.; 14.0; 4.1

G Jalen Tate, 6-6; Sr.; 10.1; 4.4

F Justin Smith, 6-7; Sr.; 11.6; 7.1

F Connor Vanover, 7-3; So.; 9.6; 7.3

TEAM COMPARISON

Missouri – Arkansas

71.9 Points for 90.8

66.4 Points against 64.2

+4.1 Rebound margin +11.8

+0.8 Turnover margin +2.9

43.8 FG pct. 47.1

27.3 3-pt pct. 34.6

72.7 FT pct. 73.5

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