Auburn vs Mississippi State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

The Mississippi State Bulldogs (14-12) are slight underdogs (by 1.5 points) to continue a three-game road winning streak when they visit the Auburn Tigers (12-14) on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of 141.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Auburn Betting Information

  • The Tigers against the spread record this season is an even 11-11-2.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Tigers are 5-5-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 50% of their games this season (12/24), the Auburn and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Tigers lost 70-58 to Alabama in their last outing on Tuesday. Jaylin Williams scored a team-high 13 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 11-point underdogs, and the teams combined to fall short of the 157 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Auburn Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Allen Flanigan 26 14.0 5.6 2.9 0.9 0.2 1.6
Jaylin Williams 26 10.7 4.7 2.0 0.7 1.5 1.2
JT Thor 26 9.3 4.9 0.8 0.8 1.3 0.8
Jamal Johnson 26 9.2 2.5 1.1 0.8 0.1 2.0
Devan Cambridge 26 9.2 3.7 0.7 0.9 0.5 1.5

Mississippi State Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 15-10.
  • The Bulldogs only hold a 6-8 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 1.5-point underdog.
  • Mississippi State and its opponents have regularly not covered the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 44% (11) of their 25 games played.
  • In the Bulldogs most recent game on Wednesday, Iverson Molinar scored a team-high 18 points on the way to a 63-57 victory over Texas A&M. They were favored by 5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 120 points to fall short of the 124.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Mississippi State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
D.J. Stewart 26 16.4 3.2 2.8 1.3 0.2 1.6
Iverson Molinar 23 16.3 3.9 2.6 1.0 0.1 1.4
Tolu Smith 26 12.4 8.5 1.3 0.5 0.8 0.0
Abdul Ado 26 5.6 6.3 0.7 0.7 2.0 0.0
Jalen Johnson 24 5.2 1.7 0.4 0.3 0.2 1.0

Total Facts

  • Auburn’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup point total (141 points) in 65.4% of opportunities (17 out of 26 matchups).
  • In 12 out of Mississippi State’s 26 games this season (46.2%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The Tigers average 77.2 points per game against the Bulldogs’ 69.4, amounting to 5.6 points over the contest’s point total of 141.
  • The 141.9 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 0.9 more than the 141 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Tigers games is 153.8 points, 12.8 more than the over/under of 141 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 6.4 points separates this game’s over/under (141 points) and the average total points bet in Bulldogs games (134.6 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/4/2020 Auburn Mississippi State -1.5 138 -125 +102 Regular Season 80-68 AUBURN
3/2/2019 N/A Auburn N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-75 AUBURN
1/26/2019 N/A Mississippi State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 92-84 MISSST

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