Mississippi State Bulldogs home to Alabama A&M Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball betting action
Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds
The Mississippi State Bulldogs will hit the floor running against the visiting Alabama A&M Bulldogs Sunday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 4-4 ATS. Alabama A&M is 0-0 on the totals; Mississippi State is 2-5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 224 and the Bulldogs at No. 322 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 60-52 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Mississippi State's No. 308 nationally ranked offense (60.3 points per game) against a Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 299 at 73.5 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 39.9% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (38.4% on average).
Defensively, Alabama A&M features the nation's No. 318-rated defense on the road, allowing 80 points per game. Mississippi State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 281 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Alabama A&M, they were a 95-68 loser as they battled Arkansas on the road. Alabama A&M was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Arkansas and falling by a 95-68 score at Verizon Arena.
Mississippi State won its last outing, a 79-72 result against Central Arkansas on December 22. Gavin Ware scored 22 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading Mississippi State over Central Arkansas, 79-72, on Saturday at Mississippi Coliseum.
Mississippi State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 3-1
After a win are 3-7
A few Bulldogs at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Mississippi State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Mississippi State is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
Alabama A&M home to Grambling State, Wednesday, January 2
Mississippi State home to New Orleans, Thursday, January 3