I think I will always prefer the “play your non-conference games, then move into conference play” structure to a Missouri schedule. But when looking for a Fanduel sportsbook promo code, I realize that’s an impossible relic in the SEC, but I will miss it.
It’s interesting to think about the narrative of this season if Missouri had started 3-1 before the losses piled up a bit. Maybe the difference is minimal. But even with the ghastly loss to Purdue, and even with an 0-4 start to SEC play, there’s a little bit more hope baked into the cake early on.