Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State - 3/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi State Bulldogs (12-17) at Vanderbilt Commodores (17-12)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Mississippi State Bulldogs face off on Wednesday at Memorial Gym in SEC college basketball action.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 17-12 this season while winning six of their last eight games and they are playing their final home game of the season. Vandy is averaging 69.6 points and they are shooting 46.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.2 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Damian Jones leads the Commodores averaging 14.6 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. Riley LaChance is averaging 12.2 points, Luke Kornet is averaging 9.0 points, and James Siakam is averaging 8.9 points and 5.8 rebounds. Vanderbilt is 13-4 at home and 7-9 in the SEC.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 12-17 this season and they have lost six of their last seven games. MSU is averaging 62.1 points and they are shooting 42.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.8 points and their opponents are shooting 41.7 percent. Craig Sword leads the Bulldogs averaging 10.4 points per game. Gavin Ware is averaging 10.1 points and 7.3 rebounds, Roquez Johnson is averaging 9.7 points and 5.4 rebounds, and Fred Thomas is averaging 9.6 points. Mississippi State is 3-7 on the road and 5-11 in the SEC.
Vanderbilt is 5-0 against the spread in their last five games, 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Mississippi State is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 1-3-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The underdog is 3-1-3 against the point spread in the last seven meetings of these two.
I see Vandy cranking it up here and winning huge and covering the spread in the process.