Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds
The Mississippi State Bulldogs hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners pay a visit to Humphrey Coliseum on the college basketball betting menu.
Mississippi State will face the 3-4 Roadrunners, who own a 2-0-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 2-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Roadrunners are 1-0 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Bulldogs installed as 5.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 292-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 322-rated Roadrunners in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 60-58 win for the Bulldogs on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Mississippi State's No. 302-ranked offense, averaging 60 PPG, against a Roadrunners defense that ranks No. 303 at 73.9 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 38.4% so far, less than the Roadrunners marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas-San Antonio owns the country's No. 309-rated mark, allowing 80.4 points per game on the highway. Mississippi State, on the other hand, rates No. 255 in scoring at home.
Texas-San Antonio was an 85-52 loser in its last match on the road against CS Bakersfield. Texas-San Antonio was run off the court by the Roadrunners on Saturday as CS Bakersfield routed them 85-52 at Rabobank Arena.
Last time out for Mississippi State, they were a 73-63 loser as they battled Providence on the road. They covered in the match as a 12-point underdog. Wendell Lewis scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 73-63 to Providence at Dunkin Donuts Center on Saturday).
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing USC Upstate are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5
Mississippi State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
After a loss are 3-7
A few Roadrunners at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Texas-San Antonio is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Mississippi State is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games at home
Mississippi State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Texas-San Antonio at USC Upstate, Saturday, December 8
Mississippi State at Loyola of Chicago, Saturday, December 15