Mississippi State at Ole Miss College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
The Pavilion at Ole Miss
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs head to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to take on the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Ole Miss as 1.5 point favorites.
Mississippi State comes into this game with an overall record of 13-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.6 as they are averaging 78.1 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. Ole Miss has an overall mark of 8-6. They are averaging 80.3 points per contest and giving up 75.6, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-6 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-6 against the over/under this year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 4-9 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 5-7 against the over/under this year
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
01/02/18 C Schnider Herard Transferred is out for season
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
11/05/17 F Karlis Silins Knee is out indefinitely
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 14.8 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Aric Holman averages 12.4 points per contest in 21.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 63% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Terence Davis scores 14.4 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Deandre Burnett averages 13.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.9 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State averages 78.1 points per contest this year, which is 100th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 49th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 317th in Division 1. They average 39.9 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 42nd and 153rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 111th with 14.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 63.5 points per contest, which is 24th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 72nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 125th, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 49th place in college basketball. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 66th in the country with 80.3 points per contest this season. They are 166th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 217th in Division 1. They are 125th in the country in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 45th in assists per game with 16.8. The Rebels are 302nd in turnovers per contest with 11.9. The Rebels give up 75.6 points per game, which ranks them 253rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 123rd and 288th in those defensive statistics. They rank 317th with 16.4 dimes allowed per game and 293rd with 38.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Rebels are 156th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs are 92nd in the nation in offensive rating with 109.5, and their defensive rating of 89.1 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 154th in the country with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 81st. As a team they are 100th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 138th in Division 1. Mississippi State is 125th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 35th in the nation.
Ole Miss is 317th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 148th in Division 1. The Rebels are 239th in the nation in defensive rating with 103.6, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 78th. They are 167th in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 149th. As a unit they are 130th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 78th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Mississippi State/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Mississippi State +1.5
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