Ole Miss vs Mississippi State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

Devontae Shuler leads the Ole Miss Rebels (12-8) into a matchup with the Mississippi State Bulldogs (11-11) after scoring 31 points in an 81-74 win over South Carolina. The Bulldogs are 6.5-point underdogs in the matchup on Saturday, February 20, 2021, which tips at 6:00 PM ET on SECN. The matchup has a point total of 126.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Ole Miss Betting Information

  • Ole Miss is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 11-9.
  • The Rebels are 6-3 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 6.5-point favorite.
  • Ole Miss and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 5 of 20 games this season (25%).
  • The Rebels knocked off South Carolina 81-74 in their last contest on Saturday. Shuler scored a team-high 31 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 1 point and covered the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 137 point total.

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

Ole Miss Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devontae Shuler 20 16.3 3.2 3.6 1.7 0.2 2.2
Jarkel Joiner 20 11.0 2.4 1.3 1.3 0.2 0.6
Romello White 20 11.0 5.5 1.1 0.6 1.2 0.0
KJ Buffen 19 8.3 4.1 1.5 1.0 0.7 0.3
Luis Rodriguez 20 7.8 6.4 2.1 1.8 0.7 0.8

Mississippi State Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 11-10.
  • As at least a 6.5-point underdog, the Bulldogs frequently cover the spread with a 4-3 record against the spread.
  • 47.6% of Mississippi State’s 21 games this season have missed the over/under.
  • The Bulldogs fell 72-51 to Vanderbilt in their last game on Saturday. Iverson Molinar scored a team-high 19 points in the loss. They were favored by 7.5 points and didn’t cover the spread, and the teams combined to go under the 138.5 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
Iverson Molinar 19 16.9 3.9 2.9 1.1 0.1 1.5
D.J. Stewart 22 16.7 3.1 2.5 1.4 0.1 1.6
Tolu Smith 22 12.8 8.3 1.1 0.5 0.9 0.0
Jalen Johnson 20 5.9 1.9 0.4 0.4 0.3 1.2
Deivon Smith 22 5.0 3.5 3.0 0.9 0.2 0.5

Total Facts

  • In Ole Miss’ matchups this season, the Rebels and their opponents have gone over Saturday’s over/under of 126.5 points 14 times (70% of opportunities).
  • In Mississippi State’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in 15 out of 22 matchups (68.2%).
  • The over/under for the contest of 126.5 is 14.0 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Rebels (70.2 points per game) and the Bulldogs (70.3 points per game).
  • The 130.7 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 4.2 more than the 126.5 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Rebels games is 134 points, 7.5 more than the over/under of 126.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 10.7 points separates the average total points bet in Bulldogs games (137.2 points) and this game’s over/under (126.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/19/2021 Mississippi State Mississippi State -2.5 130.5 -144 +120 Regular Season 64-46 MISS
3/7/2020 Mississippi State Mississippi State -6 140.5 -276 +215 Regular Season 69-44 MISSST
2/11/2020 Mississippi State Ole Miss -1 137.5 -114 -108 Regular Season 83-58 MISS
2/2/2019 N/A Ole Miss N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-75 MISSST
1/12/2019 N/A Mississippi State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-77 MISS

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