Missouri Tigers vs. Mississippi Rebels - 2/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi Rebels (13-8) at Missouri Tigers (8-13)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Ole Miss Rebels need a win when they visit the Missouri Tigers in SEC action Wednesday.
The Mississippi Rebels have not fared well lately and need a few wins to swing momentum in their favor. The Rebels have lost four of five after a 69-64 defeat at Kansas State as a 6.5 point road underdog on Saturday. The Wildcats held a 46%-39% but a 3-19 effort on threes kept Ole Miss competitive. The Mississippi offense had two player reach double figures in scoring with Anthony Perez adding ten points and five helpers. Marcanvis Hymon and Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey netted eight points apiece while Rasheed Brooks contributed seven points. The Rebels began the second half down 25-9 and a their rally ran out of steam.
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The Missouri Tigers haven’t had a whole lot of positives this season and they look like they are spoilers at this point. The Tigers have dropped six in a row capped off by a 76-62 loss to visiting Mississippi State as a two point favorite on Saturday. The Bulldogs jumped to a 17 point edge after 20 minutes and the 39% shooting Tigers didn’t have enough offense to keep up especially with a 2-25 effort on threes. MSU connected at 46% and hit six more bombs which was decisive. Namon Wright led a trio of double digit scorers with 16 points and nine rebounds while Jakeenan Grant and Terrance Phillips combining for 21 points and five yanks apiece.
The over is 9-3 in Mississippi last 12 overall and the under is 9-3 in their last 12 road games while the over is 15-6-1 in the Rebels last 22 Wednesday games. Missouri are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 vs. Southeastern and the under is 10-4 in their last 14 Wednesday games while going 10-4 in their last 14 vs. Southeastern. I think the Rebels have enough firepower to win this even on the road…