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Tennessee Volunteers home to Mississippi Rebels in NCAA Basketball betting action

Mississippi RebelsTennessee Volunteers
14-5January 29, 2014, 08:00 | Thompson-Boling Arena12-7

Mississippi pays a visit to Tennessee on Wednesday, hoping to send the Volunteers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee will face the 14-5 Rebels, who own a 6-9 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Volunteers are 8-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Rebels are 8-7 favoring the OVER.

View Mississippi Rebels vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Tennessee Volunteers as -9.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 44-rated Mississippi taking on the No. 57-rated Volunteers in this contest.


Last time out for Mississippi, they were an 82-63 winner as they battled Mississippi State at home. They covered in the match as a 11.5-point favorite. Mississippi earned an 82-63 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday, getting 19 points from Jarvis Summers at Tad Smith Coliseum.

In their last action, Tennessee was a 67-41 loser on the road against Florida. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Tennessee was run off the court by the Gators on Saturday as Florida routed them 67-41 at Stephen O'Connell Center.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tennessee's No. 114-ranked offense, averaging 73 PPG, against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 152 at 70.37 PPG. The Volunteers field goal percentage has averaged 44.18% so far, more than the Rebels marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.93% per game.

A few Rebels at Volunteers trends to consider:
Mississippi is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Mississippi is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi's last 6 games on the road
Mississippi is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Tennessee
Tennessee is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Tennessee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Tennessee is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Mississippi
Tennessee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Mississippi

Next up:
Mississippi home to South Carolina, Saturday, February 1st
Tennessee at Alabama, Saturday, February 1st