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Mississippi Rebels vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds
The Indiana State Sycamores will be trying to slam the Mississippi Rebels on Saturday when the teams tip off at Stan Sheriff Center in college betting action.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Stan Sheriff Center.
The Sycamores are 5-3 so far on the season, and 2-3 ATS vs. the number. The Rebels, meanwhile, are 8-1 and 3-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Indiana State go 3-1 and the Rebels go 1-2 on the totals.
The visitors opened as 8-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 15-rated Mississippi taking on the No. 110-rated Sycamores in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 91-72 win for the Rebels on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Indiana State's No. 229-rated squad against Mississippi's No. 9-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Indiana State rates No. 162 in the country with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 101 nationally with 6.9 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Mississippi owns the country's No. 129-rated mark, allowing 67.5 points per game on the highway. Indiana State, on the other hand, rates No. 229 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Mississippi, they were a 73-70 winner as they battled Loyola Marymount on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 10-point favorite. The Rebels grabbed a 73-70 win over the Lions on Wednesday, behind an 18 -point effort from Marshall Henderson at Gersten Pavilion.
Last time out for Indiana State, they were a 75-61 winner as they battled IUPUI on the road. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. Manny Arop scored 18 points leading the Sycamores to a 75-61 victory over IUPUI at IUPUI Gymnasium on Saturday.
Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Illinois State are 4-6
After playing IUPUI are 3-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Rebels at Sycamores trends to consider:
Indiana State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Mississippi home to Fordham, Friday, January 4
Indiana State home to Illinois State, Sunday, December 30