NCAA hoops odds preview - Arkansas-Little Rock vs. Mississippi

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Nov 16, 8:00 PM | Tad Smith Coliseum

Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs Mississippi Rebels Odds

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The Mississippi Rebels will hit the floor running against the visiting Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Friday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Rebels sit at 2-0 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Trojans are currently 1-1 (1-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Mississippi is 0-0 OU, and Arkansas-Little Rock is 0-0 OU.

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Betting Line:
Mississippi opened as 15-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Rebels, most recently No. 63 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Trojans, who rate No. 167 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 100-72 victory for the Rebels.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trojans rank No. 82 in NCAA Division 1 with 41 per game. That compares with Mississippi’s No. 37 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Mississippi is college basketball's No. 86-ranked team at 7.5 per game, while the Trojans rate No. 210 with 5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas-Little Rock owns the country's No. 212-rated mark, allowing 70 points per game on the highway. Mississippi, on the other hand, rates No. 33 in scoring at home.

Arkansas-Little Rock lost its last outing, a 70-52 result against Louisiana Tech on November 14. They failed to cover in that game as a 6-point underdog. Arkansas-Little Rock suffered a 70-52 loss against Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, getting 11 points from Ben Dillard in a losing effort at Thomas Center.

Mississippi was a 90-72 winner in its last match at home against Coastal Carolina. The Rebels got a terrific 27-point effort from Marshall Henderson as Mississippi defeated Coastal Carolina 90-72 on Tuesday at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Wisc-Milwaukee are 0-1
After playing Louisiana Tech are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing McNeese State are 2-0
After a win are 6-4

A few Trojans at Rebels trends to consider:
Mississippi is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
Mississippi is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Arkansas-Little Rock home to Wisc-Milwaukee, Monday, November 19
Mississippi home to McNeese State, Tuesday, November 20