Check out our free Missouri vs Ole Miss pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Oxford. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

Missouri vs Ole Miss Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 24th Betting Odds

Tigers vs Rebels Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Missouri Tigers at Ole Miss Rebels
  • Where: Oxford at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss
  • Date: Tuesday, January 24th
  • Betting Odds: Missouri +2, MISSR +108 | MISS -132 O/U 145.5

Tigers Preview:

The Missouri Tigers head into today’s game in what will be their 20th game of the season, posting a record of 14-5. So far, the Tigers have played 5 games on the road, with a record of 2-3. For the season, Missouri has been the underdog in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 3-5. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Tigers being +2 point underdogs.

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Leading up to game time, it will be important to keep a close watch on the injury report, as the Tigers’ top scorer and rebounder Kobe Brown is listed as questionable on the injury report. For the season, Brown is averaging 15.67 points and 5.61 boards. If Kobe Brown isn’t able to take the floor, look for D’Moi Hodge to be the lead candidate to take on a larger in the offense. So far, Hodge has accounted for 16.86% of the team’s scoring at 14.0 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Missouri this season, as they are currently ranked 369th in college basketball at 65.5 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Tigers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 28.1%, placing them 514th in the NCAA.

Rebels Preview:

Through 19 games, the Ole Miss Rebels have an overall record of 9-10. So far this season, Ole Miss has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 7-5. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Rebels as the -2 point favorites. The Rebels have been favored 12 times, going 9-3 straight up.

Before getting a wager down on this game, keep a close eye on the injury report before tip-off, as the Rebels’ top scorer Matthew Murrell is listed as questionable. In his 19 games, he is averaging 14.89 points per game while providing the team with an outside shooting threat. If he is unable to play, the team will be losing their top outside shooter. Without Matthew Murrell out of the lineup, Jaemyn Brakefield is going to need to take on a bigger role. Currently, he is 2nd on the team at 8.89 points per contest to go along with 5.11 rebounds and 1.26 assists.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Ole Miss this season, as they are currently ranked 297th in college basketball at 68.1 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Rebels’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.6%, placing them 340th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Missouri Tigers +2

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Ole Miss Rebels are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -2. However, we anticipate Missouri putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Rebels as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Tigers to cover.

 


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