Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Tad Smith Coliseum
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs travel to Tad Smith Coliseum to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 5 point favorites.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 13-7 and a road record of 2-2. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-7. The Rebels have an overall record of 12-9 and a home record of 8-5. They have an over/under record of 11-9 and they are 11-9 against the spread.
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Quinndary Weatherspoon comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Lamar Peters averages 12.1 points per game in 24.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for Mississippi State. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Deandre Burnett averages 16.9 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Rebels. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Sebastian Saiz averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Mississippi State averages 74.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 127th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 76th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 77th in the country. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 217th and 234th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 97th with 12.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 108th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 115th and 52nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 207th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 96th in Division 1.
Ole Miss averages 76.6 points per game this year which ranks them 82nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 239th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 185th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 42nd and 194th respectively. In the turnover department the Rebels rank 317th with 15.1 per game. The Rebels allow 76 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 249th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 88th and 287th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 235th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 300th place in the nation. The Rebels force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 142nd in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 75.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3.7 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 106.9 and they assist on 48.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Mississippi State turns the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.2%. The Bulldogs give up 71.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rebels score 76.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1.4 points per game. The Rebels have a rating on offense of 104.1 and 52.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Ole Miss turns it over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.1%. The Rebels give up 75.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 10-7 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 10-7 against the over/under
Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 11-9 against the spread
The Ole Miss Rebels are 11-9 against the over/under
Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/16/16 F Abdul Ado Eligibility out for season
01/30/17 G I.J. Ready Calf injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Mississippi
Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
01/16/17 F Karlis Silins ACL out for season
01/16/17 F Nate Morris Dismissed has been dismissed
Josh's Pick: Take Ole Miss -5
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