BYU vs Missouri State Prediction, Odds, Line, Pick, and Preview: November 16| 2022-23 NCAA Basketball Season

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BYU to host Missouri on Wednesday

The BYU Cougars have a 1-1 start to the 2022-23 NCAA Basketball season as they prepare to take on the Missouri State Bears, who are 1-0 for the season so far.

The Cougars are part of the West Conference and will host this game at the Marriott Center on Wednesday (November 16). The Bears, on the other hand, are a part of the Missouri Valley Conference and are looking for their second consecutive win of the season. All they have to do is beat a strong Cougars team and enjoy the victory.

BYU Cougars vs Missouri State Bears: Betting Odds

BYU Cougars-475-9.5 (-115)O 147 (-110)
Missouri State Bears +380+9.5 (-105)U 147 (-110)

The Cougars started the season with a win and a loss. Their start to the season was a close win against the Idaho State Bengals (60-56). Gideon George contributed to the win with 10 points and eight rebounds. Fousseyni Traore scored the maximum points for the team at 15, and Spencer Johnson chipped in 11 points as well.

However, the Cougars lost in the second game against the No. 17 San Diego State Aztecs (82-75). They fought well but were not good enough. Gideon, Fousseyni, and Spencer contributed again in double digits, along with Rudi Williams, but still fell short of the target. They will now face a determined Missouri side that has looked good so far.

The Bears have played only one game so far, which they won. It was a one-sided victory against the Missouri S&T Miners (82-47). Chance Moore was their star player, who came off the bench to score 18 points while playing only 16 minutes.

BYU Cougars vs Missouri State Bears: Match Details

Fixture: Missouri State Bears @ BYU Cougars

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 16, 10:00 p.m EDT

Venue: Marriott Center, Provo, Utah

BYU Cougars vs Missouri State Bears: Pick

The Cougars will be trusting their guard, Spencer Johnson, to step up big tonight. He has scored in double-digits so far and the fans expect a similar kind of performance from him against the Bears. If he starts clicking, the entire team will start playing in harmony. Missouri needs to stop him from going berserk on the court.

Best Pick: Total Under 147 (-110)

BYU Cougars vs Missouri State Bears: Prediction

The two teams have collided once in the league and that was last year when the Cougars won the game 74-68. This time, BYU have home advantage as well, where they will look to register their second win of the season. Expect a tough fight from Missouri but a win in the end for the Cougars.

Final Prediction: Cougars -9.5 (-110)

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