SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Alabama at Missouri

Missouri-Alabama basketball game preview

The Alabama Crimson Tide face the Missouri Tigers on Saturday in Columbia in a pivotal SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game, including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

John H. Sanford, 14Powers SEC Basketball

Venue

Missouri

Arena name: Mizzou Arena

Capacity: 15,061

Year Opened: 2004

Mizzou Arena

Game Date/Time

Saturday, January 21, 2023, 6:00 PM ET

Team Statistical Comparison

Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
Alabama
83.0
69.7
13.3
87.5
44.5
70.7
35.4
18.4
9.8
26.1
27.8
38.0
27.5
18.9
7.8
13.19
32.38
45.56
0.95
12.5
0.524
Missouri
87.3
74.6
12.6
85.7
50.7
74.4
36.9
13.3
9.7
17.9
26.4
43.9
35.6
18.7
-3.9
10.4
21.8
32.2
1.6
19.2
0.584

Players and Stats

Alabama

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
Garrett Hicks 10 SR G 6-0 160 14.9 Pts, 3.6 Reb, 2.1 Ast
Dailin Smith 15 JR G 6-6 185 10.4 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Messiah Thompson 1 JR G 5-8 10.5 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 3.4 Ast
Olisa Blaise Akonobi 33 SR C 6-11 7.5 Pts, 5.5 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Omari Peek 2 JR F 6-6 5.8 Pts, 1.3 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Lorenzo Downey 22 SO G 6-5 5.2 Pts, 1.4 Reb, 0.7 Ast
Cameron Tucker 3 SR G 6-1 170 5.3 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 2.9 Ast
EJ Williams 34 SR C 6-10 275 2.9 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Austin Harvell 11 JR F 6-6 3.9 Pts, 1.4 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Brandon Powell 12 SR G 6-3 205 2.6 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Jayland Randall 0 FR G 6-5 3.4 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Xavier Brewer 13 SR F 6-9 1.6 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 0.4 Ast
William Tavares de Brito 30 SO C 6-10 1.6 Pts, 1.1 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Eric Lee 24 JR G 6-4 195 1.1 Pts, 1.1 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Caleb Blackwell 4 FR G 6-0 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast

Missouri

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
Kobe Brown 24 SR F 6-7 240 15.7 Pts, 5.6 Reb, 2.4 Ast
D’Moi Hodge 5 SR G 6-4 180 14.5 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 1.7 Ast
DeAndre Gholston 4 JR G 6-5 215 10.8 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 1.7 Ast
Noah Carter 35 SR F 6-6 229 10.7 Pts, 4.7 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Nick Honor 10 SR G 5-10 205 8.9 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 3.3 Ast
Sean East 55 JR G 6-3 175 8.2 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 2.9 Ast
Tre Gomillion 2 SR G 6-4 215 5.3 Pts, 2.7 Reb, 1.9 Ast
Isiaih Mosley 11 SR F 6-5 201 7.9 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 2.8 Ast
Aidan Shaw 23 FR F 6-8 195 3.6 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Ronnie Degray 13 JR F 6-7 220 2.2 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Mohamed Diarra 0 JR F 6-10 215 1.3 Pts, 1.4 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Kaleb Brown 1 SO G 6-6 265 1.0 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Ben Sternberg 31 SR G 6-0 152 0.9 Pts, 0.1 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Jackson Francois 12 FR G 6-4 155 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Mabor Majak 45 JR F 7-2 230 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Alabama Missouri
ESPN BPI 3 65
Sagarin 2 61
Massey Composite 2 47

Alabama vs. Missouri Basketball Series History

Alabama leads 12-7

Alabama Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jaden Bradley G 6′-3″ 185 FR Rochester, NY
1 Mark Sears G 6′-1″ 185 JR Muscle Shoals, AL
2 Darius Miles F 6′-6″ 185 JR Washington, DC
3 Rylan Griffen G 6′-5″ 180 FR Dallas, TX
4 Noah Gurley F 6′-8″ 215 SR Fayetteville, GA
5 Jahvon Quinerly G 6′-1″ 175 SR Hackensack, NJ
10 Dominick Welch G 6′-5″ 205 SR Buffalo, NY
12 Delaney Heard G 6′-3″ 198 JR Canton, GA
14 Charles Bediako C 7′-0″ 225 SO Brampton, ON
15 Noah Clowney F 6′-10″ 210 FR Roebuck, SC
23 Nick Pringle F 6′-9″ 220 JR Seabrook, SC
24 Brandon Miller F 6′-9″ 200 FR Antioch, TN
25 Nimari Burnett G 6′-4″ 190 SO Chicago, IL
30 Adam Cottrell G 6′-3″ 200 SR Flowery Branch, GA
31 Max Scharnowski F 6′-6″ 205 JR Elgin, IL
32 Kai Spears G 6′-2″ 160 FR Pittsburgh, PA
34 Jaden Quinerly G 6′-0″ 155 JR Hackensack, NJ

Missouri Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Mohamed Diarra F 6′-10″ 215 JR
1 Kaleb Brown G 6′-6″ 250 SO Huntsville, AL
2 Tre Gomillion G 6′-4″ 210 SR Augusta, GA
4 DeAndre Gholston G 6′-5″ 215 SR Gary, IN
5 D’Moi Hodge G 6′-4″ 188 SR
10 Nick Honor G 5′-10″ 200 SR Orlando, FL
11 Isiaih Mosley G 6′-5″ 205 SR Columbia, MO
12 Jackson Francois G 6′-4″ 155 FR Las Vegas, NV
13 Ronnie DeGray III F 6′-6″ 225 JR Parker, CO
23 Aidan Shaw F 6′-8″ 195 FR Overland Park, KS
24 Kobe Brown G 6′-8″ 250 SR Huntsville, AL
31 Ben Sternberg G 6′-0″ 165 SR Cleveland, OH
35 Noah Carter F 6′-6″ 235 JR Dubuque, IA
45 Mabor Majak C 7′-2″ 245 JR
55 Sean East II G 6′-3″ 180 JR Louisville, KY

Alabama Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Longwood 54 Alabama 75
11/11/2022 Liberty 59 Alabama 95
11/15/2022 Alabama 65 South Alabama 55
11/18/2022 J’Ville St 62 Alabama 104
11/24/2022 Alabama 81 Michigan St 70
11/25/2022 UConn 82 Alabama 67
12/3/2022 S Dakota St 65 Alabama 78
12/10/2022 Alabama 71 Houston 65
12/13/2022 Memphis 88 Alabama 91
12/17/2022 Alabama 90 Gonzaga 100
12/20/2022 Jackson St 64 Alabama 84
12/28/2022 Alabama 78 Mississippi State 67
1/3/2023 Ole Miss 62 Alabama 84
1/7/2023 Kentucky 52 Alabama 78
1/11/2023 Alabama 84 Arkansas 69
1/14/2023 LSU 66 Alabama 106
1/17/2023 Alabama 78 Vanderbilt 66
1/21/2023 Alabama Missouri
1/25/2023 Mississippi State Alabama
1/28/2023 Alabama Oklahoma
1/31/2023 Vanderbilt Alabama
2/4/2023 Alabama LSU
2/8/2023 Florida Alabama
2/11/2023 Alabama Auburn
2/15/2023 Alabama Tennessee
2/18/2023 Georgia Alabama
2/22/2023 Alabama South Carolina
2/25/2023 Arkansas Alabama
3/1/2023 Auburn Alabama
3/4/2023 Alabama Texas A&M
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Missouri Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 So Indiana 91 Missouri 97
11/11/2022 Penn 85 Missouri 92
11/13/2022 Lindenwood 53 Missouri 82
11/15/2022 SIUE 80 Missouri 105
11/20/2022 Miss Valley St 62 Missouri 83
11/23/2022 Coast Car 51 Missouri 89
11/26/2022 Hou Christian 69 Missouri 105
11/29/2022 Missouri 88 Wichita St 84
12/4/2022 SE Missouri St 89 Missouri 96
12/10/2022 Kansas 95 Missouri 67
12/17/2022 Missouri 68 UCF 66
12/22/2022 Illinois 61 Missouri 85
12/28/2022 Kentucky 75 Missouri 89
1/4/2023 Missouri 68 Arkansas 74
1/7/2023 Vanderbilt 82 Missouri 85
1/11/2023 Missouri 64 Texas A&M 82
1/14/2023 Missouri 64 Florida 73
1/18/2023 Arkansas 76 Missouri 79
1/21/2023 Alabama Missouri
1/24/2023 Missouri Ole Miss
1/28/2023 Iowa State Missouri
2/1/2023 LSU Missouri
2/4/2023 Missouri Mississippi State
2/7/2023 South Carolina Missouri
2/11/2023 Missouri Tennessee
2/14/2023 Missouri Auburn
2/18/2023 Texas A&M Missouri
2/21/2023 Mississippi State Missouri
2/25/2023 Missouri Georgia
3/1/2023 Missouri LSU
3/4/2023 Ole Miss Missouri
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Injuries and Suspensions

Alabama

Nimari Burnett (Wrist) – Out

Missouri

[C] Mabor Majak (Illness) – Out
[F] Noah Carter (Undisclosed) – Questionable

Source: statfox.com

Alabama-Missouri Prediction

Alabama 87, Missouri 75

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Saturday‘s game tips off at 6:00 PM ET. TV: SEC Network.

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