Tennessee vs Mississippi State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 26, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 26, 2021

Yves Pons leads the No. 18 Tennessee Volunteers into a matchup against the Mississippi State Bulldogs after putting up 20 points in a 73-64 loss to Missouri. The Bulldogs are  underdogs in the matchup on Tuesday, January 26, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on SECN. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 26, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Tennessee Betting Information

  • Tennessee has an 8-5 record ATS this year.
  • The Volunteers are 5-3 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 9.5-point favorite.
  • In 38.5% of its games this season (5/13), Tennessee and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Volunteers lost to Missouri 73-64 and failed to cover the spread as 8-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 131.5 point total in their last contest on Saturday. Pons racked up a team-high 20 points in the loss.

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

Tennessee Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
John Fulkerson 13 11.8 6.2 1.8 0.6 0.7 0.0
Victor Bailey Jr. 13 11.6 2.2 1.4 0.8 0.2 1.5
Jaden Springer 11 10.0 3.0 2.4 1.1 0.3 0.8
Santiago Vescovi 13 9.3 3.5 3.4 1.2 0.1 2.1
Keon Johnson 13 9.0 3.2 2.2 1.0 0.3 0.4

Mississippi State Betting Information

  • With an 8-7 record ATS this season, Mississippi State has outperformed expectations.
  • The Bulldogs earn a 2-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 9.5-point underdog.
  • Mississippi State and its opponents have typically covered the over/under this season, doing so in 60% (9) of its 15 games played.

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 16 18.0 3.6 2.4 1.0 0.2 1.6
Iverson Molinar 13 17.5 4.3 3.2 1.4 0.2 1.5
Tolu Smith 16 13.2 8.8 1.1 0.4 1.1 0.0
Jalen Johnson 16 6.7 2.3 0.5 0.4 0.3 1.4
Abdul Ado 16 5.8 6.3 0.8 0.9 1.9 0.0

Total Facts

  • Tennessee and its opponents have gone over Tuesday’s 130 total in seven out of 13 games (53.8%) this season.
  • In 12 out of Mississippi State’s 16 games this season (75%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the point total in Tuesday’s matchup.
  • The Volunteers average 74 points per game against the Bulldogs’ 71.8, amounting to 15.8 points over the matchup’s over/under of 130.
  • The 126.9 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 3.1 fewer than the 130 total in this contest.
  • On average, the Volunteers have seen a 133.8 over/under in their games this season, 3.8 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Bulldogs games have a total points bet of 138.8 points this season, 8.8 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/1/2020 N/A Mississippi State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 86-73 MISSST
3/5/2019 N/A Tennessee N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-54 TENN

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