Auburn Tigers vs Mississippi Rebels in college hoops odds

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Jan 26, 8:00 PM | Auburn Arena

Mississippi Rebels vs Auburn Tigers Odds

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A key college battle sees the visiting Mississippi Rebels travelling to Auburn Saturday to take on the Tigers.

The Tigers currently sports a 8-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-8 ATS. The Rebels are 16-2 and 9-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 7-3 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rebels have gone 6-6 against the number.

View Mississippi vs Auburn Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Auburn opened as 6-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 166 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rebels, who rate No. 27 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 87-71 victory for the Rebels.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Auburn's No. 160-ranked offense, averaging 68.4 PPG, against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 127 at 64.1 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 42.9% so far, less than the Rebels marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.

Defensively, Mississippi features the nation's No. 264-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.1 points per game. Auburn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 206 nationally in scoring at home.

Mississippi was a 62-56 winner in its last match at home against Tennessee. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Marshall Henderson went off for 28 points and added 2 rebounds, leading Mississippi over Tennessee, 62-56, on Thursday at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Auburn lost its last outing, a 73-61 result against Vanderbilt on January 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog. Auburn got 14 points from Frankie Sullivan but lost anyway, 73-61, to Vanderbilt on Wednesday at Memorial Gymnasium.

Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kentucky are 1-9
After playing Tennessee are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-5
Before playing Georgia are 2-8
After playing Vanderbilt are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6

A few Rebels at Tigers trends to consider:
Mississippi is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi's last 5 games when playing on the road against Auburn
Mississippi is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Auburn
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Auburn's last 7 games when playing Mississippi
Auburn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Mississippi
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Auburn's last 5 games when playing at home against Mississippi
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Auburn's last 7 games

Next up:
Mississippi home to Kentucky, Tuesday, January 29
Auburn at Georgia, Wednesday, January 30

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