Missouri vs Auburn Pick: Tuesday, January 26th with Maxwell Smart
Missouri vs Auburn Pick January 26, 2021: Missouri has won 3 straight and is coming off a big 73-64 win at then #6 ranked Tennessee 73-64 as 8 point underdogs. Leading scorer Junior guard Xavier Pinson was excellent, scoring 27p on 10/14 shooting. He had 9 points combined in the previous 2 games. He’s averaging 14.1 points and 3.3 assists per game.
The Tigers also have Dru Smith, Jeremiah Tillmon, and Mark Smith average double digits. While they struggle from 3, hitting just 29% on the season, they hit 45.7 from the field and 72.7% from the foul line.
Auburn is coming off a 109-86 win at South Carolina as 2.5 point underdogs. The Tigers shot 51.9% from the field and 51.9% from 3. Allen Flanigan went for 24 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists, while Sharife Cooper continued his stellar play going for 16 points, 12 assists and 6 rebounds. They are simply a different team now that Sharife is running the point 3rd; leading scorer freshman Justin Powell has been out since January 2nd and is listed as questionable to return tonight.
#12 Missouri Tigers (10-2, 4-2 Sec) at Auburn Tigers (9-7, 3-5 Sec)
Auburn Arena, Auburn, AL