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Mississippi Rebels Georgia Bulldogs
16-8 February 15, 2014, 04:00 | Stegeman Coliseum 13-10



The visiting Mississippi Rebels hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Stegeman Coliseum against the Georgia Bulldogs.

Georgia battles the Rebels, currently sitting with a 16-8 mark (8-12 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 7-14 for the Bulldogs and 10-10 for the Rebels.

View Mississippi Rebels vs Georgia Bulldogs Odds and Stats.

Georgia opened as -3.5-point favorites 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.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 115-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 78-rated Rebels in this matchup.

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Last time out for Mississippi, they were a 67-64 loser as they battled Alabama on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Marshall Henderson scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Rebels to a win (they lost 67-64 to Alabama at Coleman Coliseum on Tuesday).

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Georgia's No. 167-ranked scoring average of 70.13 PPG, against a Rebels defense rated No. 183 and allowing 72.04 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 44.7% to date this season, more than the Rebels shooters have managed so far (42.78% per game).

A few Rebels at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Mississippi is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Mississippi's last 7 games
Mississippi is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Mississippi is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Georgia is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Georgia's last 12 games
Georgia is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Georgia is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home


Next up:
Mississippi home to Kentucky, Tuesday, February 18th
Georgia at Tennessee, Tuesday, February 18th