No. 12 Missouri will play host to No. 7 Tennessee to begin Southeastern Conference play on Wednesday night and you can stream the game live on your Amazon Fire TV and Firestick, using the ESPN App and WatchESPN.com and SEC Network.
No. 7 Tennessee At No. 12 Missouri Predictions and Picks
Tennessee (6-0) and Missouri (6-0) are both off to undefeated starts to the COVID-19 pandemic hit season and will be hoping to extend their respective run with another victory Wednesday night.
The Volunteers needed to work hard to see off USC Upstate 80-60 in their last outing a week ago, but moved up one place in the latest Associated Press Top 25 rankings earlier this week.
Meanwhile, the Tigers also jumped two places in the rankings, despite struggling to beat two-time defending Missouri Valley Conference Tournament champion Bradley – after needing a Jeremiah Tilmon’s three-point play with a second left to see off the Braves 54-53 last Tuesday night.
In conference play last season, Missouri won seven games and lost 11, while Tennessee ended at .500 after finishing with nine wins and nine defeats.
Wednesday night’s game will be the third contest this season against ranked opponents for Missouri, which beat then-No. 21 Oregon, 83-75, on Dec 2 and picked up an 81-78 victory over then-No. 6 Illinois on Dec 12.
This will be the first meeting against a ranked opponent for Tennessee this season.
Leading Players For Tigers, Volunteers
Heading into this game, Xavier Pinson leads the Tigers with 14.3 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game this campaign.
Mark Smith averages 13.8 points and Dru Smith is averaging 13.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 3.0 assists, while Jeremiah Tilmon leads the team in rebounds per game with 7.8 and Kobe Brown is grabbing 6.2 boards per contest. through six games so far for Missouri.
Pinson, Dru Smith, Mark Smith and Tilmon have combined to score 66 percent of the team’s points this year.
For Tennessee, Victor Bailey Jr. is scoring 13.2 points per game and making 90.0% of his free throws.
John Fulkerson averages 11.8 points and making 91.3% of his free attempts, while Jaden Springer is scoring 11.5 points per outing and Josiah-Jordan James putting out 10.0 points and 6.5 rebounds through six games this season.