Arkansas vs Mississippi State predictions 1/22/2020 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Mississippi State -1.5
The Arkansas Razorbacks head to Humphrey Coliseum to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 1.5 point favorites.
Arkansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-3. They currently have a point differential of 12.0 as they are averaging 74.1 points per contest while giving up 62.1 per game. Mississippi State has an overall record of 11-6. They are averaging 73.1 points per game and surrendering 64.6, good for a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 10-7-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 6-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 9-7-1 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 10-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mason Jones comes into this game averaging 18.2 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Isaiah Joe averages 17.5 points per contest in 36.9 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Reggie Perry scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Tyson Carter averages 13.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.5 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 74.1 points per contest, which is 111th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 171st. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 275th in the nation. They average 33.3 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 297th and 222nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 287th with 12.1 per game. The Razorbacks allow 62.1 points per contest, which is 36th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 24% average from 3-point range, ranking them 50th and 1st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 307th, and they allow 9.4 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the country. They force 17.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 333rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State is 132nd in the nation with 73.1 points per contest this season. They are 41st in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 197th in the NCAA. They are 69th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 114th in assists per game with 14.1. The Bulldogs are 84th in turnovers per contest with 14.5. The Bulldogs give up 64.6 points per game, which ranks them 74th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 117th and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 98th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 16th with 30.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 128th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per contest this year.
The Razorbacks are 168th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.9. In terms of pace they are 84th in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 153rd. As a team they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 78th in Division 1. Arkansas is 287th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State is 85th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 28th in the country in offensive rating with 109.8. In terms of pace they are 318th in Division 1 with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 101st. As a team they are 85th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 319th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arkansas +1.5
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