Lipscomb Bison vs Rebels College Hoops Game Preview
Lipscomb Bison vs Mississippi Rebels Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Lipscomb when they take on the Mississippi Rebels on Friday in college hoops betting action.
Mississippi battles the Bison, currently sitting with a 2-1 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Rebels and 0-0 for the Bison.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 63-ranked Rebels and the No. 176-rated Bison in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 100-68 win for the Rebels on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bison is ranked No. 71 in NCAA hoops at 40 per game. Contrast that with Mississippi’s No. 12 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Mississippi is the No. 175-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Lipscomb rates No. 87 at 7.3 per game.
Defensively, Lipscomb features the nation's No. 252-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.5 points per game. Mississippi, meanwhile, comes in at No. 31 nationally in scoring at home.
Lipscomb was a 66-62 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Gardner-Webb. Gardner-Webb was victimized for 22 points and 13 rebounds by Malcolm Smith as the Bison bested the Bulldogs 66-62 in college basketball action on Wednesday.
Mississippi was a 76-50 winner in its last match at home against McNeese State. The battle between the Rebels and Cowboys didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as McNeese State was handed a 76-50 defeat on Tuesday at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing McNeese State are 2-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Bison at Rebels trends to consider:
Mississippi is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Mississippi is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Lipscomb home to Murray State, Monday, November 26
Mississippi home to Rutgers, Saturday, December 1