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Arkansas RazorbacksMississippi Rebels
Jan 19, 1:30 PM | Tad Smith Coliseum

Arkansas Razorbacks vs Mississippi Rebels Odds

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The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Mississippi and Arkansas on Saturday, with the host Rebels trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Razorbacks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-4-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Rebels are 8-3 ATS. Arkansas is 3-3 on the totals; Mississippi is 6-4.

View Arkansas vs Mississippi Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Mississippi sat as 9-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rebels - Razorbacks odds would favor the Rebels if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Mississippi is rated No. 23 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Arkansas is at No. 97. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 92-85 win for the Rebels.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Razorbacks is ranked No. 124 in NCAA hoops at 36.4 per game. Contrast that with Mississippi’s No. 14 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Mississippi is the No. 107-ranked team in the country at 6.9 per game, while Arkansas rates No. 209 at 5.9 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas owns the country's No. 309-rated mark, allowing 77.2 points per game on the highway. Mississippi, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Arkansas won its last outing, an 88-80 result against Auburn on January 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. Arkansas got 28 points and 11 rebounds from Marshawn Powell en route to an 88-80 victory over Auburn on Wednesday at Bud Walton Arena.

Mississippi won its last outing, an 89-79 result against Vanderbilt on January 15. They covered in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Marshall Henderson went off for 26 points and added 4 rebounds, leading Mississippi over Vanderbilt, 89-79, on Tuesday at Memorial Gymnasium.

Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Mississippi State are 4-6
After playing Auburn are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tennessee are 6-4
After playing Vanderbilt are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

A few Razorbacks at Rebels trends to consider:
Arkansas is 6-19 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
Arkansas is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Mississippi
Arkansas is 1-13-1 ATS in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Mississippi
Arkansas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arkansas
Mississippi is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Arkansas

Next up:
Arkansas home to Mississippi State, Wednesday, January 23
Mississippi home to Tennessee, Thursday, January 24