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Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Northwestern State Demons in college hoops odds

Northwestern State DemonsMississippi State Bulldogs
Dec 22, 8:00 PM | Mississippi Coliseum

Northwestern State Demons vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds


Mississippi State will look to improve on its 11-1 record on Thursday when they host Northwestern State in NCAAB odds action at Mississippi Coliseum.

This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Mississippi Coliseum.

The Demons will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 8-4 ATS. Northwestern State is 0-0 on the totals; Mississippi State is 7-5.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 48-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 144-rated Demons in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 84-73 win for the Bulldogs on Thursday.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Mississippi State's No. 48 nationally ranked offense (76.8 points per game) against a Demons defense that sits as the No. 235 at 69.8 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 48.1% from the field, more than the Demons have managed so far this season (42% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northwestern State owns the country's No. 264-rated mark, allowing 76.1 points per game on the highway. Mississippi State, on the other hand, rates No. 101 in scoring at home.

Northwestern State was an 89-79 winner in its last match at home against Central Methodist. The Demons grabbed an 89-79 win over the Eagles on Monday, behind a 19-point effort from Shamir Davis at Prather Coliseum.

In their last action, Mississippi State was an 80-75 winner on the road against Detroit. They covered the 2.5–point spread as favorites. Mississippi State got 17 points from Arnett Moultrie en route to an 80-75 victory over Detroit on Saturday at Calihan Hall.

Mississippi State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 1-0
After a win are 9-1

A few Demons at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Mississippi State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi State's last 5 games

Next up:
Northwestern State at Oklahoma, Saturday, December 31
Mississippi State at Baylor, Wednesday, December 28