Mississippi vs. South Carolina - 3/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Carolina Gamecocks (16-15) at Mississippi Rebels (12-19)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 9:25 pm (Scottrade Center)
The Line: Mississippi Rebels +2.5 -- Over/Under: 145.5 See the Latest Odds
The Ole Miss Rebels take the floor with the South Carolina Gamecocks in SEC college basketball playoff action.
The Ole Miss Rebels could not buy a win in conference action with losses in ten of eleven to end the regular season capped off by an 82-69 defeat to Vanderbilt. Ole Miss was outshot 52.7%-42.6% with the Commodores going 12-24 from distance.
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The Rebels received 17 points from Bruce Stevens on 7-9 followed by Terence Davis with 15 points and five yanks on 6-10 and 3-3 at the line. Ole Miss saw Breein Tyree add eleven points and six assists on 4-16 while Markel Crawford chipped in with ten points.
The South Carolina Gamecocks played well over the final few weeks of the season despite going 3-3 in this stretch. South Carolina ended the regular season off of a 79-70 loss at Auburn where both squads hit shots at around 38% with the Tigers 24-15 effort at the stripe being decisive.
Frank Booker kept the Gamecocks within striking distance with 27 points, ten boards and three steals on 7-17. Chris Silva gave South Carolina 19 points and eleven rebounds followed by an eleven point effort from Wesley Myers.
Ole Miss are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games and Ole Miss are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games overall and Ole Miss are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 vs. Southeastern. South Carolina are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 Wednesday games and under is 19-9 in South Carolina last 28 neutral site games. Underdog is 15-5 ATS in the last 20 meetings.
Mississippi has had the upper hand in this matchup lately but I like the way South Carolina played to end the year…