Shabazz Muhammad is averaging 24.3 points in his last three games as the UCLA Bruins (9-3) prepare to host the Missouri Tigers (10-1) on Friday night at Pauley Pavilion, with the opening tip scheduled for 10 p.m. ET on ESPN 2.
Sports bettors will find that the Bruins are 1.5-point home favorites in the college basketball betting odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total is setting at 150.5 in the market.
Muhammad managed to score a season-high 27 points last time out against the Fresno State Bulldogs, and he currently leads UCLA in averaging 18.8 points per game.
Let's take a closer look at this non-conference affair from a betting perspective, while offering an against-the-spread (ATS) pick along the way.