Mississippi Statevs. Alabama - 2/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Alabama Crimson Tide (14-9) at Mississippi State Bulldogs (11-12)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Humphrey Coliseum)
The Line: Mississippi State Bulldogs +3 -- Over/Under: 122 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Mississippi Stat Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide face off on Tuesday at Humphrey Coliseum in SEC college basketball action.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 11-12 this season and are coming off of a loss to Arkansas that ended a two game winning streak. Mississippi State is averaging 61.9 points and they are shooting 42.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.1 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Fred Thomas leads the Bulldogs averaging 10.4 points per game. Roquez Johnson is averaging 10.2 points and 5.7 rebounds, Gavin Ware is averaging 9.9 points and 7.4 rebounds, and I.J. Ready is averaging 8.4 points. Mississippi State is 8-4 at home and 4-6 in the SEC.
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The Alabama Crimson Tide are 14-9 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Alabama is averaging 67.3 points and they are shooting 44.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.2 points and their opponents are shooting 41.7 percent. Levi Randolph leads the Crimson Tide averaging 14.9 points per game. Ricky Tarrant is averaging 13.1 points, Rodney Cooper is averaging 10.3 points, and Shannon Hale is averaging 8.1 points. Alabama is 1-6 o the road and 4-6 in the SEC.
Mississippi State is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games, 4-0 against the spread following a loss, and 6-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Alabama is 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games, 7-3 against the spread following a loss, and 1-3-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record. The favorite has covered the point spread in seven of the last nine meetings of these two.
The total is set agressively low but I will stay with the under in this one. My Stronger play is on who will cover the point spread and I have posted that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.