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Feb 18, 8:00 PM | Auburn Arena

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Auburn Tigers Odds

19-7TEAM RECORD13-12

Mississippi State pays a visit to Auburn on Saturday, hoping to send the Tigers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Auburn Arena.

The Tigers currently sports a 13-12 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-8 ATS. The Bulldogs are 19-7 and 12-13 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 7-11 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 14-11 against the number.

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Betting Line:
Auburn opened as 2.5-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 159-rated Tigers and the No. 78-ranked Bulldogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 74-66 result in favor of the Bulldogs.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 51 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.2 per game. That compares with Auburn’s No. 138 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Auburn is college basketball's No. 275-ranked team at 5.1 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 90 with 7.1 per game.

Defensively, Mississippi State features the nation's No. 217-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.8 points per game. Auburn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 258 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Mississippi State, they were a 69-67 loser as they battled LSU on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Dee Bost scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 69-67 to LSU at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Tuesday).

Auburn was a 61-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Mississippi. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers endured a 61-54 loss at the hands of the Rebels on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Kenny Gabriel at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Mississippi State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kentucky are 6-4
After playing LSU are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 3-7
After playing Mississippi are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Bulldogs at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Mississippi State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Auburn
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi State's last 5 games on the road
Mississippi State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Auburn
Mississippi State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Auburn
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Auburn's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Auburn's last 7 games when playing at home against Mississippi State
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Auburn's last 12 games when playing Mississippi State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Auburn's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Mississippi State home to Kentucky, Tuesday, February 21
Auburn at Florida, Tuesday, February 21

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