Southern Miss at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/23/2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles head to Mississippi Coliseum to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, December 23, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 0 point favorites.
Southern Miss comes into this game with an overall record of 7-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 72.2 points per game while giving up 67.7 per contest. Mississippi State has an overall record of 10-1. They are averaging 76.0 points per game and surrendering 60.8, good for a point differential of 15.2.
Valuable Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-5 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-5 against the over/under this year
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyree Griffin averages 14.6 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.8 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Cortez Edwards averages 16.6 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Aric Holman averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 60%. Quinndary Weatherspoon scores 14.5 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 4.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Eagles allow 67.7 points per contest which is 91st in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 204th and 203rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 163rd, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 174th place in the country. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 282nd in the nation. Southern Miss averages 72.2 points per contest this year, which is 243rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 184th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 274th in college basketball. They average 32.5 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 320th and 105th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 345th with 9.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 60.8 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 15th and 44th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 171st with 34.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 320th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per contest this year. Mississippi State is 164th in Division 1 with 76.0 points per contest this season. They are 94th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.2. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 304th in D-1. They are 48th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest and 187th in assists per game with 13.9. The Bulldogs are 94th in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Golden Eagles are 134th in the country in defensive rating with 97.9, and their offensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 187th. They are 269th in college basketball in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 217th. As a unit they are 241st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 240th in D-1. Southern Miss is 341st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 274th in the country.
Mississippi State is 99th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 20th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 8th in the nation in defensive rating with 85.1, and their offensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 150th. They are 160th in D-1 in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 128th. As a unit they are 151st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 113th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Southern Miss
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