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Mississippi Louisiana-Monroe Betting Preview

Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Mississippi Rebels
3-2 December 18, 2013, 07:00 | Tad Smith Coliseum 7-2



College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Warhawks of Louisiana-Monroe hit the hard court against the Rebels of Mississippi.

The Rebels sport a record of 7-2 and 2-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Warhawks have 3-2 and 3-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-3 for the Rebels and 1-2 for the Warhawks.

View Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs Mississippi Rebels Odds and Stats.

The Rebels were listed as -15-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 64-ranked Rebels and the No. 309-rated Warhawks in this matchup.

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Last time out for Louisiana-Monroe, they were a 61-54 loser as they battled LSU on the road. They covered in the match as a 16-point underdog. The Warhawks got 14 points from Marvin Williams, but it was LSU that prevailed in a 61-54 final on Saturday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

In their last action, Mississippi was a 72-63 winner at home against Middle Tennessee. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. Mississippi got 25 points from Jarvis Summers en route to a 72-63 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday at Tad Smith Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Mississippi's No. 50-rated squad against Louisiana-Monroe's No. 82-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Mississippi rates No. 20 in the country with 8.56 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 241 nationally with 4 per match.

Next up:
Louisiana-Monroe home to Louisiana Tech, Sunday, December 22nd
Mississippi at Mercer, Sunday, December 22nd