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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Mississippi Rebels Over Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers


Mississippi Rebels
Saturday, December 13, 2014 4:30 PM ET
Tad Smith Coliseum

The Mississippi Rebels will hit the floor running against the away Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Mississippi Rebels Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Mississippi Rebels betting line opened as -8.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at BetOnline.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Mississippi Rebels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Mississippi Rebels currently sport a 6-2 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-3 ATS. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 3-4 and 2-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mississippi Rebels produce a 2-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have gone 0-1 against the totals betting line.

The Rebels - Hilltoppers odds would favor the Rebels if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Mississippi is rated No. 92 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Western Kentucky is at No. 226.

How Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Mississippi Rebels Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Western Kentucky is ranked No. 93 in NCAA basketball at 36.86 per game. Contrast that with Mississippi's No. 46 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Mississippi is the No. 217-ranked team in the country at 4.75 per game, while Western Kentucky rates No. 142 at 6.14 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hilltoppers got 21 points from T.J. Price, but it was Murray State that prevailed in a 93-81 final on Saturday at CFSB Center.

Mississippi earned a 79-73 victory over Oregon on Sunday, getting 22 points from Stefan Moody at Matthew Knight Arena.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Mississippi Rebels Betting Odds Trends

Western Kentucky is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Western Kentucky is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Mississippi is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Mississippi is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Kentucky home to Chicago State, Wednesday, December 17th
Mississippi at Coastal Carolina, Thursday, December 18th