Missouri Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 2/10/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Location: The Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Missouri (+2)
The Pavilion at Ole Miss is the site where and the Ole Miss Rebels (10-8) will take on the Missouri Tigers (13-3) on Wednesday. Ole Miss opens this contest as 2-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 133.5.
Missouri will take the court with a win-loss record of 13-3 for the campaign. The Tigers are hitting 30.0% on shots from beyond the arc (99 of 330) and 70.5% from the free throw line. They are averaging 74.8 points per outing (107th in Division 1) while hitting 45.4% from the field. They lose possession by turning the ball over 13.6 times per game and as a team they are committing 20.2 fouls every game. As a team, Missouri is grabbing 37.8 boards per game and has accumulated 207 assists this season, which ranks 199th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. When they are on the defensive end, the Tigers are forcing their opponents into 12.6 turnovers every game and they draw 20.1 fouls. They are 79th in D-1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 169 relinquished this season. The Tigers defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 40.9% (392 of 959) and they surrender 35.6 boards per game as a squad. They are relinquishing 30.9% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 174th in college hoops in opponents points per game (69.9).
The Missouri Tigers faced off with the Alabama Crimson Tide and earned the victory with a final of 68-65 in their last game. Missouri wrapped up the contest having earned a 45.2% FG percentage (28 out of 62) and buried 3 of their 20 shots from beyond the perimeter. When they shot from the free throw line, the Tigers buried 9 of their 14 attempts for a percentage of 64.3%. In reference to grabbing rebounds, they earned 42 with 8 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 11 assists for the game while getting 11 steals and 9 blocks. When talking about the defense, Missouri let their opponent shoot 45.2% from the field on 28 out of 62 shooting. Alabama doled out 6 assists and had 11 steals in the game. Moreover, the Crimson Tide grabbed 38 boards (11 offensive, 27 defensive) and earned 9 rejections. Alabama shot 57.1% at the charity stripe by making 12 of 21 shots. They also made 9 of their 25 tries from beyond the arc.
Dru Smith is one player who was a contributor for this contest. He notched 16 points on 7 out of 19 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 36 minutes and totaled 8 rebounds. Smith finished the game at 36.8% from the field and also dished out 4 assists. An additional guy that was a determining factor in this game for the Tigers was Kobe Brown. He snagged 9 boards and earned 2 assists. He shot 54.5% from the floor in this contest by shooting 6-of-11 (13 points). Overall, Brown saw the court for 23 min.
Ole Miss has a win-loss mark of 10-8 this season. Ole Miss has earned 1,244 points on the year (69.1 per game) and they average 36.7 boards per game. The Rebels commit 17.4 personal fouls per contest and they go 66.9% from the charity stripe. As an offensive unit, the Rebels are shooting 44.0% from the field, which is ranked 194th in college hoops. They are assisting teammates 12.5 times per game (235th in the country) and they are turning it over 13.8 times per game. The Rebels on the defensive end are ranked 34th in college hoops in points allowed per contest with 63.4. They have forced 17.0 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 42.0% from the floor (120th in the country). The Ole Miss defense surrenders 37.0% from downtown (133 of 359) and their opposition makes 70.5% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 12.7 assists and 33.1 boards per contest, which is ranked 160th and 87th in college hoops.
The last time they took the court, the Ole Miss Rebels walked away with a victory by a final of 86-84 when they played the Auburn Tigers. The Rebels pulled down 21 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 32 in the game. They turned away 5 shots while recording 9 steals for this contest. The Tigers had 17 fouls for this game which got the Rebels to the free throw line for a total of 17 attempts. They were able to bury 14 of the free throws for a percentage of 82.4%. In relation to shooting from distance, Ole Miss converted 6 of their 19 attempts (31.6%). When the final whistle was blown, the Rebels went 33 out of 66 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.0%. The Rebels permitted the Tigers to make 30 out of 63 tries from the floor which had them at 47.6% for this game. They finished 41.4% from behind the 3-point line by going 12 out of 29 and walked away from this one shooting 12 out of 18 from the free throw line (66.7%). In regard to rebounding, Ole Miss permitted Auburn to grab 30 overall (11 offensive).
Romello White ended up having an impact for the Rebels in the game. He made 14 of 18 in the matchup giving him a rate of 77.8%, which had him sitting at 30 points. White collected 10 rebounds in his 40 minutes played and tallied 2 dimes for this game. An additional guy that ended up playing a role for Ole Miss was Devontae Shuler. He totaled 26 points in 41 minutes on the court via 10 of 25 shooting for the game. Shuler ended up shooting 40.0% from the floor while earning 4 assists and 6 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Ole Miss (-2)
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