Mississippi Rebels vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights in college hoops odds
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Mississippi Rebels Odds
Mississippi looks to cover the Rebels-Scarlet Knights pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 5-0 mark when they host Rutgers in college basketball wagering action.
The Rebels bring a 5-0 record (1-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-1 Scarlet Knights, who are 2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Mississippi go 0-0 so far and the Scarlet Knights go 0-0.
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:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 150-rated Rebels and the No. 278-ranked Scarlet Knights, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 104-78 result in favor of the Rebels.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Mississippi's No. 5-rated squad against Rutgers's No. 74-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Mississippi rates No. 154 in the country with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 317 nationally with 4 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Rutgers owns the country's No. 116-rated mark, allowing 66 points per game on the highway. Mississippi, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.
Rutgers won its last outing, an 87-80 result against UNC Greensboro on November 25. They covered in that game as a 5-point favorite. Eli Carter scored 25 points for Rutgers on Sunday, leading the Scarlet Knights to an 87-80 win over UNC Greensboro at Greensboro Coliseum.
Mississippi won its last outing, a 91-45 result against Lipscomb on November 23. The battle between the Rebels and Bison didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Lipscomb was handed a 91-45 defeat on Friday at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Iona are 2-0
After a win are 4-6
Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Middle Tennessee are 0-1
After playing Lipscomb are 0-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Scarlet Knights at Rebels trends to consider:
Rutgers is 7-16 SU in its last 23 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
Rutgers home to Iona, Saturday, December 8
Mississippi at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, December 8