Mississippi Rebels host LSU Tigers in college basketball action
|LSU Tigers||Mississippi Rebels|
|10-4||January 15, 2014, 09:00 | Tad Smith Coliseum||10-5|
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Tad Smith Coliseum Wednesday as host Mississippi looks to handle the LSU Tigers in NCAA hoops action.
Mississippi battles the Tigers, currently sitting with a 10-4 mark (3-6-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-5 for the Rebels and 3-6-1 for the Tigers.
View LSU Tigers vs Mississippi Rebels Odds and Stats.
The Tigers were listed as 3-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
This game puts the Rebels, most recently No. 97 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate No. 89 in the latest survey.
Last time out for LSU, they were a 71-68 winner as they battled South Carolina on the road. They earned a push in the match as a 3-point favorite. The Tigers grabbed a 71-68 win over the Gamecocks on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Jarell Martin at Colonial Life Arena.
Mississippi was a 76-72 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Mississippi State. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. Mississippi got 23 points from Jarvis Summers but lost anyway, 76-72, to Mississippi State on Saturday at Humphrey Coliseum.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Mississippi's No. 69-rated squad against LSU's No. 11-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Mississippi rates No. 24 in the country with 8.27 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 117 nationally with 6.29 per match.
A few Tigers at Rebels trends to consider:
LSU is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
LSU is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
LSU is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LSU's last 5 games on the road
Mississippi is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
Mississippi is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
Mississippi is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing LSU
Mississippi is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing LSU
LSU home to Vanderbilt, Saturday, January 18th
Mississippi at South Carolina, Saturday, January 18th