Ole Miss at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
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The Ole Miss Rebels travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 8.5 point favorites.
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Ole Miss comes into this game with an overall record of 11-15. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 76.1 points per game while giving up 76.8 per contest. Mississippi State has an overall mark of 18-8. They are averaging 74.6 points per contest and giving up 66.8, which is a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 9-16 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 8-16 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 10-11 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 10-11 against the over/under this year
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
11/05/17 F Karlis Silins Knee is out indefinitely
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
01/02/18 C Schnider Herard Transferred is out for season
Deandre Burnett averages 14.8 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. Terence Davis averages 13.3 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 14.7 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Aric Holman averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss averages 76.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 113th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 288th. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 286th in the country. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 66th and 112th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 318th with 11.3 per game. The Rebels allow 76.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 286th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 143rd and 232nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 313th and they give up 16.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 333rd place in college basketball. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 78th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State is 162nd in the country with 74.6 points per game this year. They are 65th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 340th in college basketball. They are 85th in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game, and 193rd in assists per contest with 13.5. The Bulldogs are 164th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Bulldogs surrender 66.8 points per contest, which ranks them 47th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 77th in those defensive statistics. They rank 52nd with 11.5 assists allowed per contest and 136th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 234th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Rebels are 129th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.9, and their defensive rating of 108 is ranked 295th. In terms of pace they are 171st in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 271st. As a team they are 246th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 95th in Division 1. Ole Miss is 326th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 172nd in the nation.
Mississippi State is 171st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 36th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 29th in the nation in defensive rating with 95.8, and their offensive rating of 107 is ranked 126th. They are 207th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 122nd. As a unit they are 152nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 160th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ole Miss/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Mississippi State -8.5
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