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Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Tigers College Hoops Game Preview

Mississippi State Bulldogs Missouri Tigers
13-15 March 01, 2014, 01:30 | Mizzou Arena 19-8



Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Missouri Tigers try to run the Mississippi State Bulldogs off the court at Mizzou Arena in college hoops action.

The Tigers currently sports a 19-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-15 ATS. The Bulldogs are 13-15 and 10-9-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 11-14 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 12-8 against the number.

View Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Missouri Tigers Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bulldogs were listed as 15-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 303-rated Mississippi State taking on the No. 192-rated Tigers in this contest.

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Mississippi State lost its last outing, a 75-68 result against Tennessee on February 26. They covered in that game as a 9.5-point underdog. Roquez Johnson scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 75-68 to Tennessee at Humphrey Coliseum on Wednesday).

In their last action, Missouri was a 71-56 loser on the road against Georgia. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Missouri suffered a 71-56 loss against Georgia on Tuesday, getting 17 points from Jabari Brown in a losing effort at Stegeman Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Missouri's No. 69 nationally ranked offense (74.21 points per game) against a Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 154 at 70.79 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 45.99% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (44.36% on average).

A few Bulldogs at Tigers trends to consider:
Mississippi State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Mississippi State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Mississippi State is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Mississippi State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Missouri is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Missouri's last 6 games
Missouri is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Missouri is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home


Next up:
Mississippi State at Georgia, Wednesday, March 5th
Missouri at Texas A&M, Wednesday, March 5th