The 2nd round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament begins this Saturday, and the 15th seed Princeton Tigers are on the hunt for another upset when they battle against the #7 seed Missouri Tigers in a South Region rivalry. Princeton won their latest matchup in unexpected fashion 59-55 versus Arizona, while Missouri advanced convincingly with a 76-65 win over Utah State.
Tipoff is set to start at 6:10 pm Eastern Time at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.
Missouri’s win versus Utah State was their first officially in the NCAA Tournament since 2010, as they managed to upset 7th seed Clemson 86-78. D’Moi Hodge stepped up offensively against the Aggies scoring 23 points while finishing half of Missouri’s 10 total 3 pointers. The senior guard took a while to warm up with most of the points coming in the second half, recording 15 points in the last section of the match.
Hodge placed 2nd on the team in scoring with an average of 15.1 points per game with senior guard Kobe Brown being the one on top with 15.9 per bout. Brown grabbed 19 points against Utah State plus also having an impact defensively with 8 rebounds.
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As for Princeton, they have been more patient than Missouri to win a victory in the NCAA Tournament, their latest win over Arizona was their first since way back in 1998. Tosan Evbuomwan stepped up to double figures versus the Wildcats, with 7 of 15 from the field ultimately grabbing 15 points. The senior forward also posted 7 rebounds while pushing his creativity forward thanks to 4 assists.
Beside Evbuomwan, sophomore guard Blake Peters finished with 9 points having real impact from the bench. Princeton’s main focus came to live down the stretch, coming back after trailing Arizona 55-50 with 5 minutes remaining thanks to a 9-0 run.
Princeton might be incredible later in the contest, however we believe Missouri’s offense will be too much to handle for them.
Princeton vs Missouri Game Information
- Date: 03/18/2023
- Time: 07:45 PM ET
- Location: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA.
- How to Watch Princeton vs Missouri : TNT
- Live Stream: CBS.com
Princeton vs Missouri Betting Lines
Princeton is +225 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $225.On the other side, Missouri is -275 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $36.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Princeton at a 30.77% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Missouri has 73.33% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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