Missouri vs Mississippi State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 5, 2021

The stats found in this article only reflect games that carried a betting market this season.

The No. 13 Missouri Tigers hit the road in SEC action against the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 9:00 PM ET. The Tigers are  favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 5, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Missouri Betting Information

  • Missouri is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 5-3.
  • The Tigers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 2 points or more, going 3-2 this season.
  • The Tigers and their opponents have gone over the set over/under in 4 of 8 games this season (50%).

Missouri Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Xavier Pinson 8 15.0 3.8 3.3 0.5 0.0 1.3
Mark Smith 8 12.5 3.3 0.9 0.8 0.0 2.0
Dru Smith 8 11.4 3.3 2.6 2.0 0.6 1.0
Jeremiah Tilmon 8 10.4 7.8 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.0
Javon Pickett 8 7.1 3.3 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.1
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Mississippi State Betting Information

  • With a 5-4 record ATS this season, the Bulldogs have topped expectations.
  • For the seventh time this season, the Bulldogs are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 3-3 against the spread.
  • Five of Mississippi State’s nine games (55.6%) this season have covered the over/under.

Mississippi State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Iverson Molinar 7 18.4 4.1 3.9 1.3 0.3 2.1
D.J. Stewart 10 18.3 3.8 2.2 0.6 0.0 2.0
Tolu Smith 10 12.5 8.9 1.2 0.2 1.2 0.0
Jalen Johnson 10 8.2 2.8 0.5 0.2 0.3 1.6
Abdul Ado 10 5.3 6.2 0.8 1.0 1.7 0.0
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Total Facts

  • In 60% of Mississippi State’s games this season (6 of 10), the total points scored was higher than Tuesday’s 138-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 147 points per game, nine points more than the point total of 138 for this game.
  • The 132.5 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 5.5 fewer than the 138 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Tigers have seen a 139.6 over/under in their games this season, 1.6 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 1.9 points separates the average total points bet in Bulldogs games (139.9 points) and this matchup’s over/under (138 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/29/2020 Missouri Missouri -1 138 -116 -107 Regular Season 67-63 MISSST
1/14/2020 Mississippi State Mississippi State -2.5 126.5 -149 121 Regular Season 72-45 MISSST
2/26/2019 N/A Mississippi State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-49 MISSST

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