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Missouri Tigers visit Mississippi State Bulldogs in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Mississippi State looks to cover the Bulldogs-Tigers pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 12-6 mark when they host Missouri in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Mississippi State Bulldogs betting line opened as -10-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Missouri Tigers vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Mississippi State Bulldogs sit at 12-6 (9-6 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Missouri Tigers are currently 5-13 (6-8-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Mississippi State is 9-6 OU, and Missouri is 7-8 OU.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 227-rated Missouri Tigers taking on the No. 41-rated Mississippi State Bulldogs in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Mississippi State's No. 139-ranked scoring average of 74.78 PPG, against a Missouri Tigers defense rated No. 109 and allowing 70.28 PPG. The Mississippi State Bulldogs FG% has averaged 45.87% to date this season, more than the Missouri Tigers shooters have managed so far (39.34% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kevin Puryear scored 26 points for Missouri on Saturday, but the Rebels managed a 75-71 victory over the Tigers at Mizzou Arena.

Schnider Herard scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 91-74 to Tennessee at Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • Missouri is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Missouri is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Missouri is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Missouri is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Mississippi State
  • Mississippi State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Mississippi State is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi State's last 5 games
  • Mississippi State is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri home to South Carolina, Saturday, January 28th
Mississippi State at Alabama, Saturday, January 28th