Planning on watching today’s Razorbacks and Rebels game? Catch the action at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS, as the Rebels hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ESPNU. The over/under for this Southeastern conference contest is set at 155 points, with Ole Miss being favored by -5.5 at home against Arkansas.

ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS VS OLE MISS REBELS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Ole Miss Rebels -5.5

This game will be played at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, January 24th.

WHY BET THE OLE MISS REBELS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Rebels.
  • Not only will Ole Miss pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Will the Razorbacks Exceed Expectations on the Road?

Arkansas will look to end their five-game losing streak on the road when they take on Ole Miss. So far this season, the Razorbacks are 0-5 on the road, compared to their 10-3 record at home. Overall, Arkansas is 10-8, including a 1-4 mark in Southeastern Conference play.

Coming into this game, Arkansas has been an underdog in eight of their 18 games, going 2-6 in those matchups. Their average scoring margin on the road is -12.2 points per game, compared to +4.8 at home. In their last game, the Razorbacks lost to South Carolina by a score of 77-64.

As the underdog, Arkansas has struggled vs. the spread this season, going just 2-6. Their overall ATS mark is even worse at 5-13. On the road, the Razorbacks are 0-5 vs. the spread this year and just 2-8 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Arkansas games is 13-5 and today’s over/under line of 155 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (149.9). So far, 14 of their games have had a lower over/under line than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 151 points.

In their latest game, Arkansas offense put up 64 points against South Carolina. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 37.1% and made 5 threes. Tramon Mark led the team in scoring, putting up 18 points. Additionally, El Ellis contributed 9 points for the Razorbacks.

At this time, the Razorbacks’ defense is positioned 266th in the country, permitting 77.6 points per game. So far, the Arkansas defense is giving up an average of 8.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.1 times per game (492nd).

Does Ole Miss Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

After losing their last two games, Ole Miss will look to get back on track as they host Arkansas as 5.5-point favorites. So far this season, the Rebels have a perfect 12-0 record at home, compared to a 3-3 mark on the road.

Through 18 games, Ole Miss has an impressive 15-3 record, including a perfect 13-0 mark in non-conference games. In Southeastern Conference play, they are just 2-3.

As the favorite this season, Ole Miss has gone 7-6 vs. the spread. At home, the Rebels are 7-5 ATS this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Ole Miss is 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Ole Miss games is 11-7 and the average scoring total in their games is 148 points. Today’s over/under line of 155 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (141.7). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 144 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Ole Miss offense tallied 59 points in a matchup against Auburn. Their field goal percentage for the game was 36.8%, and they made 4 threes. Matthew Murrell is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 16.9. Meanwhile, Allen Flanigan also brings a PPG average of 16.1 into the game.

So far, the Rebels’ defense is ranked 136th in the country at 71.3 points per contest. Ole Miss’ defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Auburn offense to knock down 58% of their shots on their way to putting up 82 points.