Alabama vs Mississippi State Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/25/2020
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Location: Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Mississippi State -3
The Alabama Crimson Tide head to Humphrey Coliseum to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 3 point favorites.
Alabama heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-12. They currently have a point differential of 4.6 as they are averaging 83.3 points per contest while giving up 78.8 per game. Mississippi State has an overall record of 17-10. They are averaging 73.6 points per game and surrendering 68.5, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 19-8-0 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 18-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 14-12-1 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 19-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/11/19 G Jahvon Quinerly Eligibility is out for season
11/05/19 F Juwan Gary Knee is out for season
01/04/20 F James Rojas ACL is out for season
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
John Petty averages 15.3 points per contest in 34.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Kira Lewis Jr. comes into this game averaging 17.4 points per contest while playing 37.5 minutes per night. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Tyson Carter averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Reggie Perry scores 17.3 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide allow 78.8 points per contest which is 333rd in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 113th and 57th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.0 rebounds a game which ranks 340th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 97th place in D-1. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 235th in Division 1. Alabama averages 83.3 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 145th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 70th in the nation. They average 40.0 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 53rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 36th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 68.5 points per game, which ranks them 153rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 189th and 116th in those defensive statistics. They rank 152nd with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 29.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 57th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest. Mississippi State is 110th in the country with 73.6 points per contest this season. They are 37th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 143rd in the country. They are 79th in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 137th in assists per game with 13.6. The Bulldogs are 64th in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Crimson Tide are 75th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the country with 76.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 56th. As a team they are 59th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 7th in Division 1. Alabama is 147th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State is 72nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 38th in the country in offensive rating with 108.9. In terms of pace they are 264th in Division 1 with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 101st. As a team they are 58th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 334th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Alabama +3 and over 160.5 total points
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