Auburn vs. Mississippi State - 1/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-9) at Auburn Tigers (10-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Auburn Arena)
The Line: Auburn Tigers -6 -- Over/Under: 128 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC TV
The Auburn Tigers and the Mississippi State Bulldogs face off on Wednesday at Auburn Arena in a SEC college basketball matchup.
The Auburn Tigers are 10-7 this season and have started their SEC schedule 2-2. Auburn is averaging 67.7 points and they are shooting 41.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.4 points and their opponents are shooting 44.7 percent. K.T. Harrell leads the Tigers averaging 16.8 points per game. Antoine Mason is averaging 14.4 points, Cinmeaon Bowers is averaging 13.3 points and 11.2 rebounds, and K.C. Ross-Miller is averaging 6.4 points. Auburn is 9-1 at home this season.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 8-9 this season and they are coming off of a win over Vandy that ended a three game losing skid. MSU is averaging 60.1 points and they are shooting 42.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 59.6 points and their opponents shoot 42 percent. Fred Thomas is averaging 10.8 points per game to lead the Bulldogs. Roquez Johnson is averaging 10 points and 5.2 rebounds, Gavin Ware is averaging 9.4 points and 6.4 rebounds, Travis Daniels is averaging 7.6 points and 5.1 rebounds. Mississippi State is 0-4 on the road this season.
Auburn is 5-0-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 1-3-1 against the spread against the SEC, and 1-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Mississippi State is 5-13-1 against the spread in their last 19 road games, 4-11-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last six meetings of these two.
The total is set at 128.5 but I have htis one falling below that so my free pick is the under. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.