Missouri Tigers visit Mississippi Rebels in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Missouri Tigers vs Mississippi Rebels Odds
The visiting Missouri Tigers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Tad Smith Coliseum against the Mississippi Rebels.
The Rebels currently sports a 12-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-3 ATS. The Tigers are 12-2 and 6-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rebels produce a 5-3 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 6-3 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with Mississippi in this one found them as 5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rebels - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Mississippi is rated No. 33 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Missouri is at No. 17. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 92-87 win for the Rebels.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Mississippi's No. 3 nationally ranked offense (83.7 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 145 at 64.9 PPG. The Rebels have been averaging 44.8% from the field, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).
Defensively, Missouri features the nation's No. 283-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.2 points per game. Mississippi, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Missouri, they were an 84-68 winner as they battled Alabama at home. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point favorite. Missouri earned an 84-68 victory over Alabama on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Jabari Brown at Mizzou Arena.
Mississippi won its last outing, a 92-74 result against Tennessee on January 9. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point underdog. Mississippi got 32 points from Marshall Henderson en route to a 92-74 victory over Tennessee on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Georgia are 2-1
After playing Alabama are 1-0
After a win are 8-2
Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Vanderbilt are 5-5
After playing Tennessee are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few Tigers at Rebels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Missouri's last 7 games on the road
Missouri is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Mississippi is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Missouri home to Georgia, Wednesday, January 16
Mississippi at Vanderbilt, Tuesday, January 15