Ole Miss takes on Mississippi State in an SEC battle from Starkville on Saturday night. Ole Miss is playing out the string with coach Andy Kennedy leaving after the season ends. Mississippi State is hoping to get an NCAA bid at 18-8 but they are below .500 at 6-7.
The Rebels have lost eight of their last 10 since defeating Mississippi State on Jan. 6, 64-58 at home. They’ve lost six straight by an average of 14.7 points. They shot just 29 percent from the field in their 75-64 loss to Arkansas at home, which came a day after Kennedy’s announcement of his departure after the season.
Bulldogs of Mississippi State are in trouble after losing to Missouri on the road in overtime and to Vanderbilt. Fortunately, they’ll have three of their next four at home, where they are 16-1. Quinndary Weatherspoon (14.7ppg) and Nick Weatherspoon (11.2ppg) are brothers and the starting backcourt for the Bulldogs.
Ole Miss is just dreadful, especially on the road, where they are 0-8, while losing by an average of 14.1 points per game. The Rebels are 13-3-1 Under their last 17 vs. the SEC and 6-1 Under their last 7 after an ATS loss.