Ole Miss vs. Oral Roberts - 11/18/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (1-1) at Mississippi Rebels (2-0)
College Basketball: Friday, November 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm (Virgin Islands Sport )
The Line: Mississippi Rebels -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Ole Miss Rebels and Oral Roberts Golden Eagles meet Friday afternoon in college basketball action at the Sports and Fitness Center.
The Ole Miss Rebels look to get off to a quick 3-0 start after beating Tennessee-Martin and UMass. The Ole Miss Rebels are averaging 88 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 85.5 points on 38.7 percent shooting. Deandre Burnett is averaging 17.5 points and one assist while Terence Davis is averaging 16 points and four rebounds. Cullen Neal is the third double-digit scorer and Sebastian Saiz is grabbing 11 rebounds. The Ole Miss Rebels are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.9 percent from the free throw line. The Ole Miss Rebels are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.5 rebounds per game. The Ole Miss Rebels have lost three of their last four neutral site games.
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles hope to get a game above a .500 record with a statement victory here. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are averaging 61 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Jalen Bradley is averaging 15 points and 4.5 assists while Albert Owens is averaging 14.5 points and 5.5 rebounds. Emmanuel Nzekwesi is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Anderson is grabbing eight rebounds. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are shooting 23.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are allowing 38.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles have have won two of their last three neutral site games.
The Rebels are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games and 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 Friday games. The Golden Eagles are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 Friday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 6-1 in Golden Eagles last 7 overall and the over is 6-1 in Rebels last 7 overall.
Ole Miss has won its two games by a combined five points and hasn't shown much on the defensive side of the court. Oral Roberts can shoot the ball from deep and has some solid offensive depth. I have to side with the points here given how close Ols Miss has played up to this point.