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Where: The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, MS
When: Saturday, February 16, 3:30 PM. ET.
The Ole Miss Rebels will be going for their fourth consecutive win when they take on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday afternoon.
Tigers Going For Second Consecutive Win
The Tigers managed to snap a two-game losing streak when they defeated Arkansas in their last game and will be trying to build on the win by picking up their second win in a row and third win in their last five games.
— Mizzou Basketball (@MizzouHoops) February 14, 2019
Missouri has struggled offensively, averaging 68.1 points per game. The team is shooting 43 percent from the field and 36.6 percent from three-point range.
Jordan Geist leads the way for the Tigers with 13.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. Mark Smith is averaging 12.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game, while Jeremiah Tilmon is averaging 11.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.
The Tigers have played well defensively and are holding opponents to 68.6 points per game. They gave up 78 points to the Razorbacks in their last game and need to do a better job if they want to beat the Rebels on Saturday.
Rebels Trying To Finish Strong
The Rebels were able to bounce back from their four-game losing streak by winning their next three games. They will be going for their fourth win in a row and sixth win in their last 10 games when they face the Tigers on Saturday.
— Ole Miss Basketball (@OleMissMBB) February 15, 2019
Ole Miss is currently fourth in the SEC, four games behind the conference-leading Tennessee Volunteers. They are projected to be a number eight seed in the NCAA tournament, but they can improve their seeding if they continue playing well down the stretch.
The Rebels have done well offensively, averaging 77.2 points per game. The team is shooting 47 percent from the field and 36.8 percent from three-point range.
Breein Tyree leads the way for the Rebels with 18.6 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. Terence Davis is averaging 15.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game, while Devontae Shuler is averaging 9.6 points and 4.1 rebounds per game.
The Rebels have been solid on the defensive end, holding opponents to 70 points per game. They held their last three opponents to 63.3 points per game and need to continue playing well to give themselves a chance to win this game.
Ole Miss is:
- 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games following a straight up win.
- 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games following an ATS win.
- 19-7 ATS in their last 26 games overall.
- 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games.
- 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
- 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
The Bottom Line What to bet on this game.
Full-Game Side Bet
The Rebels have played well against the spread, winning 13 of their last 16 games following a straight up win and 19 of their last 26 games. The Tigers have struggled against the spread, losing five of their last seven road games and five of their last six games against teams with winning home records.
Prediction: Ole Miss Rebels
Full-Game Total Pick
The Tigers have played under the total in four of their last five games following an ATS win and in seven of their last 10 road games against teams with winning home records. The Rebels have played under the total in their last four games following a straight up win and in 10 of their last 14 games.
Half-Time Side Pick
The Rebels will win the first half of this game because they have outplayed the Tigers in the first half of their last three games, averaging 37.3 points per game while the Tigers average 35.7 points per game.
Prediction: Ole Miss Rebels
Half-Time Total Bet
The Tigers and Rebels are averaging 73 combined points per game in the first half of their last three games and they will play over the first half total in this game if they maintain their current scoring pace.