Bulldogs open as college hoops underdog vs Aggies
Texas A&M Aggies vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds
Texas A&M travels to Mississippi State on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 12-7 record with a victory over the Bulldogs.
Mississippi State battles the Aggies, currently sitting with a 12-7 mark (6-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-7 for the Bulldogs and 2-10 for the Aggies.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Mississippi State sat as 4.5-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bulldogs rated this week at No. 280 and the Aggies sitting at No. 92. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 67-57 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Mississippi State's No. 188-rated squad against Texas A&M's No. 209-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Mississippi State rates No. 319 in the country with 4.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 269 nationally with 5.1 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas A&M owns the country's No. 28-rated mark, allowing 60.7 points per game on the highway. Mississippi State, on the other hand, rates No. 305 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas A&M, they were a 59-52 loser as they battled Georgia at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. The Aggies endured a 59-52 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Elston Turner at Reed Arena.
Last time out for Mississippi State, they were an 82-47 loser as they battled Florida at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 20.5-point underdog. Mississippi State was run off the court by the Gators on Saturday as Florida routed them 82-47 at Humphrey Coliseum.
Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Kentucky are 1-0
After a loss are 4-6
Mississippi State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LSU are 5-5
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Aggies at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas A&M's last 7 games on the road
Texas A&M is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi State's last 5 games
Mississippi State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Mississippi State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Mississippi State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Texas A&M home to Kentucky, Saturday, February 2
Mississippi State home to LSU, Saturday, February 2