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College basketball point spread favors Bulldogs in battle with Tigers

Auburn TigersMississippi State Bulldogs
8-7January 22, 2014, 08:00 | Humphrey Coliseum11-5



Auburn pays a visit to Mississippi State on Wednesday, hoping to send the Bulldogs to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Humphrey Coliseum.

Mississippi State will face the 8-7 Tigers, who own a 6-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 7-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Tigers are 4-5 favoring the OVER.

View Auburn Tigers vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds and Stats.

The Tigers were listed as 1-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 299 and the Tigers at No. 243 heading into this contest.

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Auburn was a 68-61 loser in their most recent outing at home against Florida. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. Auburn suffered a 68-61 loss against Florida on Saturday, getting 21 points from Chris Denson in a losing effort at Auburn Arena.

In their last action, Mississippi State was an 81-72 winner at home against Texas A&M. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Mississippi State got 23 points from Craig Sword en route to an 81-72 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday at Humphrey Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Mississippi State's No. 168-ranked scoring average of 70.71 PPG, against a Tigers defense rated No. 158 and allowing 70.67 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 45.53% to date this season, more than the Tigers shooters have managed so far (45.3% per game).

A few Tigers at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Auburn is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Auburn is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Auburn is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Auburn's last 5 games on the road
Mississippi State is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
Mississippi State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Mississippi State is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Auburn
Mississippi State is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing Auburn


Next up:
Auburn at Arkansas, Saturday, January 25th
Mississippi State at Mississippi, Saturday, January 25th

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