Mississippi Rebels vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders - 11/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-1) at Mississippi Rebels (5-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm (The Pavilion at Ole Miss)
The Line: Mississippi Rebels -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will travel to play the Ole Miss Rebels in a non-conference college basketball game on Wednesday.
The Ole Miss Rebels are 5-1 this season after beating Montana by a score of 86-81 in their last game. Ole Miss led by 12 points at halftime and was able to hang on for the win in the second half. Deandre Burnett led Ole Miss with 21 points and 3 rebounds in this win. Ole Miss shot 45.2% on field goals, while shooting 42.3% on three-pointers in this game. Ole Miss is averaging 85.8 points per game and giving up 82.3 points per game, while also averaging 42 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game. Deandre Burnett is averaging 23.2 points and 2.7 rebounds per game, while Sebastian Saiz is averaging 14.2 points and 11.2 rebounds per game for Ole Miss. Ole Miss is shooting 44.4% on field goals, 70.7% on free throws, and 39.7% on three-pointers.
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The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are 6-1 this season after beating Evansville by a score of 66-55 in their last game. Middle Tennessee was tied at halftime but was able to pull away in the second half. JaCorey Williams led the Blue Raiders with 25 points and 10 rebounds in this game. Middle Tennessee shot 48.1% on field goals, while shooting 35.7% on three-pointers in their win. Middle Tennessee is averaging 77 points per game and giving up 68.1 points per game, while also averaging 34.9 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game. JaCorey Williams is averaging 21.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game, while Reggie Upshaw is averaging 14 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game for the Blue Raiders. Middle Tennessee is shooting 50.1% on field goals, 59.9% on free throws, and 34% on three-pointers.
Middle Tennessee is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against the SEC and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 non-conference games. The under is 5-0 in Middle Tennessee’s last 5 games. Ole Miss is 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against C-USA. The over is 8-3 in the last 11 games for Ole Miss.
Both of these teams have started the season strong and we should be in for an entertaining game. Middle Tennessee has a lot of talent and has been able to shoot the ball extremely well this season. Ole Miss has the rebounding advantage and will be at home. I like Middle Tennessee and how they have looked this season.