Aggies vs Rebels Game Preview
Texas A&M Aggies vs Mississippi Rebels Odds
Texas A&M travels to Mississippi on Saturday, hoping to boost its 3-1 mark in Week 6 action with a victory over the Rebels.
The Rebels are 3-2 so far on the season, and 4-1 ATS vs. the number. The Aggies, meanwhile, are 3-1 and 3-1 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Mississippi go 1-3 and the Aggies go 1-2 on the totals.
Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Aggies listed as 8.5-point favorites earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 87-rated Rebels and the No. 6-ranked Aggies, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 66-35 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Mississippi's No. 46-ranked offense (32.2 PPG) against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 8 at 11.8 PPG. The Rebels passing attack has averaged 210.2 yards per game, less than the Aggies give up through the air (232.5 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Aggies feature the league's No. 25-rated road run defense, allowing 106 yards per game. Mississippi, meanwhile, ranks No. 26 in rushing offense at home.
Texas A&M won its last outing, a 58-10 result against Arkansas on September 29. Texas A&M covered in that game as a 13-point favorite, while the 68 combined points took the game OVER the total. Johnny Manziel led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 453 yards Saturday as the Aggies downed the Razorbacks 58-10 at Kyle Field.
In their last action, Mississippi was a 33-14 loser on the road against Alabama. They covered the 31-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (47) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Rebels suffered a Week 5 loss against Alabama in their last game, falling 33-14 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5
Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 0-10
A few Aggies at Rebels trends to consider:
Texas A&M is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas A&M's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Texas A&M's last 25 games on the road
Texas A&M is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Mississippi is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games
Mississippi is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home
Mississippi is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
Mississippi is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
Texas A&M at Louisiana Tech, Saturday, October 13
Mississippi home to Auburn, Saturday, October 13