Mississippi State vs. Vanderbilt - 2/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Vanderbilt Commodores (15-10) at Mississippi State Bulldogs (10-14)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Humphrey Coliseum)
The Line: Mississippi State Bulldogs +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Vanderbilt Commodores and Mississippi State Bulldogs meet Tuesday night at the Humphrey Coliseum.
The Vanderbilt Commodores look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Vanderbilt Commodores are averaging 76.9 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 37.6 percent shooting. Wade Baldwin IV is averaging 14.5 points and 4.8 assists while Damian Jones is averaging 13.6 points and 3.8 rebounds. Luke Kornet is grabbing 7.6 rebounds and Riley LaChance is dishing 2.7 assists. The Vanderbilt Commodores are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Commodores are allowing 27.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The Vanderbilt Commodores have lost 10 of their last 16 road games.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs need a big victory after losing nine of their last 12 games. The Mississippi State Bulldogs are averaging 75.9 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 73.5 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Gavin Ware is averaging 16 points and 7.2 rebounds while Malik Newman is averaging 12.6 points and 2.1 assists. Craig Sword is dishing three assists and Travis Daniels is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Mississippi State Bulldogs are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Mississippi State Bulldogs have lost four of their last six home games.
The Commodores are 27-12 ATS in their last 39 Tuesday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games. The Bulldogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Commodores are 1-4-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Mississippi State and 1-9-3 ATS in the last 13 meetings overall.
Miss State is just a bad basketball team that doesn't have much outside of Ware. Vanderbilt is a deep basketball team that still has the ability to play its way into the tourament. I'll take the road team and the tiny number.