Mississippi State vs. Mississippi - 2/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi Rebels (11-15) at Mississippi State Bulldogs (18-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 8:30 pm (Humphrey Coliseum)
The Line: Mississippi State Bulldogs -8.5 -- Over/Under: 146.5 See the Latest Odds
Instate and SEC college basketball rivals the Ole Miss Rebels and Mississippi State Bulldogs clash on Saturday.
The Ole Miss Rebels have been fading over the past several weeks with six consecutive defeats following a 75-64 loss to Arkansas. Ole Miss defended well with 41.9% allowed but the offense never found the shooting touch with 29% shooting.
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Deandre Burnett poured in a game high 24 points on 6-17 from the floor including 3-6 from long range and 9-12 at the stripe. Mississippi received 17 points and five rebounds on 4-9 shooting and 7-9 from the foul line while Terence Davis added six points and 13 rebounds.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs hopes of cracking the top four in the SEC took a shot with an 81-80 loss at Vanderbilt on Wednesday. Mississippi State fell behind by nine heading to the locker room and a 58.5%-50% shooting edge wasn’t enough to overcome the Commodores 14-27 effort at the stripe.
Xavian Stapleton paced a balanced Bulldogs attack with 18 points followed by Abdul Ado with 15 points and seven rebounds. Mississippi State saw 12 points from Tyson Carterwith Aric Holman and Nick Weatherspoon combining for 21 points.
Under is 13-3-1 in Ole Miss last 17 vs. Southeastern and under is 12-3 in Ole Miss last 15 overall and Ole Miss are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games. Home team is 11-4 ATS in the last 15 meetings.
I wouldn’t be happy giving or taking the points to be honest so I generally take them when I feel that way…