Mississippi favored by 20 against Fordham on Friday
Fordham Rams vs Mississippi Rebels Odds
Fordham travels to Mississippi on Friday, hoping to boost its 4-10 record with a victory over the Rebels.
The Rebels are 10-2 so far on the season, and 4-3 ATS vs. the number. The Rams, meanwhile, are 4-10 and 7-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Mississippi go 3-3 and the Rams go 3-4 on the totals.
Bettors looking to side with Mississippi in this one found them as 20-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 301-rated Fordham taking on the No. 19-rated Rebels in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 89-62 win for the Rebels on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Mississippi's No. 8-ranked scoring average of 82.1 PPG, against a Rams defense rated No. 308 and allowing 73.7 PPG. The Rebels FG% has averaged 44.5% to date this season, more than the Rams shooters have managed so far (41.1% per game).
Defensively, Fordham features the nation's No. 279-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.3 points per game. Mississippi, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Fordham, they were an 82-71 winner as they battled Monmouth at home. The Rams grabbed an 82-71 win over the Hawks on Monday, behind a 19-point effort from Chris Gaston at Rose Hill Gym.
Mississippi won its last outing, an 81-66 result against Hawaii on December 25. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. Murphy Holloway scored 18 points leading the Rebels to an 81-66 victory over Hawaii at Stan Sheriff Center on Tuesday.
Fordham Rams Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Duquesne are 3-7
After playing Monmouth are 1-0
After a win are 2-8
Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Tennessee are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Rams at Rebels trends to consider:
Fordham is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Mississippi is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
Fordham home to Duquesne, Wednesday, January 9
Mississippi at Tennessee, Wednesday, January 9