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TGIT: An unknown acronym for “Thank Goodness It’s Tuesday.” The games heat up this time of the week amid non-conference play, and an in-state battle featuring Buffalo and Syracuse provides just that. Before their duel, Missouri and Xavier square off in a Big East-SEC affair.
Which side delivers more value? Let’s dissect the matchups.
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Xavier Musketeers at Missouri Tigers
- Spread: Missouri -1.5
- Over/under: 136
- Tip: 7 p.m. ET
- TV channel: ESPNU
The Musketeers (4-6-1 against the spread) enter this matchup with the 31st-rated Adjusted Offensive Efficiency (111.6 points per 100 possessions) in the nation while the Tigers (3-5-1 ATS) own the 106th-best AdjO.
The biggest issue with Xavier comes at the other end of the court, though.