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Rebels visit Tennessee Volunteers in college basketball clash

Mississippi RebelsTennessee Volunteers
Feb 22, 7:00 PM | Thompson-Boling Arena

Mississippi Rebels vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds

15-11TEAM RECORD14-13

Thompson-Boling Arena will host Volunteers vs. Rebels action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The Volunteers currently sports a 14-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 15-9-1 ATS. The Rebels are 15-11 and 10-12-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Volunteers produce a 8-15-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rebels have gone 12-12 against the number.

View Mississippi vs Tennessee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 7-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Volunteers at No. 94 and the Rebels at No. 81 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-66 result in favor of the Volunteers.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tennessee's No. 167-ranked offense, averaging 68.5 PPG, against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 150 at 66 PPG. The Volunteers field goal percentage has averaged 44.2% so far, more than the Rebels marksmen have achieved on the year, 43% per game.

Defensively, Mississippi features the nation's No. 259-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.7 points per game. Tennessee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 121 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Mississippi, they were a 77-62 loser as they battled Kentucky on the road. They covered in the match as a 20.5-point underdog. The Rebels endured a 77-62 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Terrance Henry at Rupp Arena.

Tennessee was a 62-50 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Alabama. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Jeronne Maymon scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Volunteers to a win (they lost 62-50 to Alabama at Coleman Coliseum on Saturday).

Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing LSU are 7-3
After playing Kentucky are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing South Carolina are 7-3
After playing Alabama are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Rebels at Volunteers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Mississippi's last 6 games on the road
Mississippi is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
Mississippi is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Mississippi is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Mississippi
Tennessee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tennessee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Mississippi

Next up:
Mississippi home to LSU, Saturday, February 25
Tennessee at South Carolina, Saturday, February 25

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