Halftime Report

A win for Arkansas would push their record over .500, and after one quarter of play they've put themselves in a good position to make it happen. After one quarter, neither squad has the contest in the bag, but Arkansas leads 36-34 over the Tigers.

If Arkansas keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 14-13 in no time. On the other hand, Missouri will have to make due with an 8-19 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

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Missouri Tigers @ Arkansas Razorbacks

Current Records: Missouri 8-18, Arkansas 13-13

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After two games on the road, Arkansas is heading back home. They and the Missouri Tigers will face off in an SEC battle at 12:00 p.m. ET on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena. Coming in fresh off a win as the underdog, Arkansas will stroll into this one as the favorite.

Last Tuesday, the Razorbacks earned a 78-71 victory over the Aggies.

Arkansas' success was spearheaded by the efforts of Tramon Mark, who scored 26 points along with six rebounds and five assists, and Makhi Mitchell, who dropped a double-double on 22 points and 13 rebounds. Mark didn't help Arkansas' cause all that much against the Bulldogs on Saturday but the same can't be said for this contest.

Meanwhile, Missouri's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Tuesday after their 13th straight defeat. They fell 72-67 to the Volunteers.

Missouri's loss shouldn't obscure the performances of Noah Carter, who scored 20 points along with seven rebounds, and Sean East II who scored 24 points along with six assists. Carter didn't help Missouri's cause all that much against the Rebels on Saturday but the same can't be said for this game.

The victory got the Razorbacks back to even at 13-13. As for the Tigers, they have been struggling recently as they've lost 16 of their last 17 games, which put a noticeable dent in their 8-18 record this season.

Arkansas was able to grind out a solid win over the Tigers in their previous meeting back in January, winning 91-84. Does Arkansas have another victory up their sleeve, or will the Tigers turn the tables on them? We'll have the answer soon enough.


Arkansas is a 4.5-point favorite against Missouri, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Razorbacks as a 5-point favorite.

The over/under is 146.5 points.

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Series History

Arkansas has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Missouri.

  • Jan 31, 2024 - Arkansas 91 vs. Missouri 84
  • Jan 18, 2023 - Missouri 79 vs. Arkansas 76
  • Jan 04, 2023 - Arkansas 74 vs. Missouri 68
  • Feb 15, 2022 - Arkansas 76 vs. Missouri 57
  • Jan 12, 2022 - Arkansas 87 vs. Missouri 43
  • Mar 12, 2021 - Arkansas 70 vs. Missouri 64
  • Feb 13, 2021 - Arkansas 86 vs. Missouri 81
  • Jan 02, 2021 - Missouri 81 vs. Arkansas 68
  • Feb 22, 2020 - Arkansas 78 vs. Missouri 68
  • Feb 08, 2020 - Missouri 83 vs. Arkansas 79