Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi State Bulldogs (9-9) at Mississippi Rebels (12-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Tad Smith Coliseum)
The Line: Mississippi Rebels -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Ole Miss Rebels and he Mississippi State Bulldogs face off on Wednesday at Tad Smith Coliseum in SEC college basketball action.
The Ole Miss Rebels are 12-7 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Ole Miss is averaging 74.2 points and they are shooting 43.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.3 points and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. Stefan Moody leads the Rebels averaging 15.1 points per game. Jarvis Summers is averaging 13.4 points, Ladarius White is averaging 11.6 points, and Sebastian Saiz is averaging 7.2 points. Ole Miss is 6-4 at home and 3-3 in the SEC this season.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 9-10 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Georgia that ended a two game winning streak. MSU is averaging 61.3 points and they are shooting 41.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Roquez Johnson leads the Bulldogs averaging 11 points and 5.6 rebounds. Fred Thomas is averaging 10.3 points, Gavin Ware is averaging 9.5 points and 7.4 rebounds, and I.J. Ready is averaging 8.4 points. Mississippi State is 1-4 on the road and 2-4 in SEC games.
Ole Miss is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games and 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games. Mississippi State is 12-26-1 against the spread in their last 39 road games, 1-4-1 against the spread following a loss, and 6-13-1 against the spread in their last 20 road games against a team with a winning home record. The home team has covered the point spread in the last eight meetings of these two.
The home team has ruled this series and Ole Miss is the better team here so I will lay the big number.