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Virginia Tech Hokies Battle vs Mississippi Rebels Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Virginia Tech Hokies will try to cover the point spread at Cassell Coliseum on Sunday when they get a visit from the Mississippi Rebels in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Virginia Tech Hokies betting line opened as -9.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Mississippi Rebels vs Virginia Tech Hokies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Virginia Tech Hokies sit at 7-1 (3-2 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Mississippi Rebels are currently 6-2 (3-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Virginia Tech is 3-2 OU, and Mississippi is 5-3 OU.

This game puts the Virginia Tech Hokies, most recently No. 70 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Mississippi Rebels, who rate No. 66 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Virginia Tech's No. 61-ranked scoring average of 79.75 PPG, against a Mississippi Rebels defense rated No. 245 and allowing 81 PPG. The Virginia Tech Hokies FG% has averaged 48.48% to date this season, more than the Mississippi Rebels shooters have managed so far (43.87% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hokies got 23 points from Zach LeDay as Virginia Tech ran past Maryland-Eastern Shore 75-59 on Wednesday at Cassell Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Mississippi is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Mississippi is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Mississippi's last 13 games
  • Mississippi is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Virginia Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Virginia Tech is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Mississippi home to Murray State, Thursday, December 15th
Virginia Tech at The Citadel, Saturday, December 17th

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