McNeese State Cowboys visit Mississippi Rebels in college basketball clash
McNeese State Cowboys vs Mississippi Rebels Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Mississippi vs McNeese State battle Tuesday at Tad Smith Coliseum as the Rebels look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Rebels currently sports a 3-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-0 ATS. The Cowboys are 1-2 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rebels produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cowboys have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Rebels at No. 63 and the Cowboys at No. 92 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 100-62 result in favor of the Rebels.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Mississippi has the nation's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 91.7 PPG. The visiting Cowboys defense ranks No. 134 allowing on average 63.7 PPG. The Rebels FG% has averaged 47.1% so far, more than the Cowboys marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, McNeese State owns the country's No. 171-rated mark, allowing 68.5 points per game on the highway. Mississippi, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.
In their last action, McNeese State was a 64-53 loser on the road against SE Missouri State. McNeese State suffered a 64-53 loss against SE Missouri State on Thursday, getting 10 points from Dontae Cannon in a losing effort at Show Me Center.
Mississippi was a 92-52 winner in their most recent outing at home against Arkansas-Little Rock. They covered the 18-point spread as favorites. Mississippi cruised to victory on Friday, running Arkansas-Little Rock out of the gym and running up a 92-52 score at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Lipscomb are 1-0
After playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 2-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Cowboys at Rebels trends to consider:
Mississippi is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Mississippi is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
McNeese State home to Centenary, Tuesday, November 27
Mississippi home to Lipscomb, Friday, November 23