The Myrtle Beach Invitational meeting between the Mississippi State Bulldogs (5-1) and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (3-3) will be played at HTC Center. Action starts at 12 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 24, 2019, and it can be seen on ESPNews.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Preview
In the Bulldogs’ last matchup, they were beaten by the No. 17 Villanova Wildcats, 83-76. Mississippi State’s Reggie Perry contributed 18 points and 10 rebounds in the contest. Villanova had an effective field goal percentage of 0.679 (above their season average of 0.556). Mississippi State, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 8.8 (better than their season average of 23.4).
The Chanticleers are trying to rebound after their 77-65 loss to the No. 24 Baylor Bears in their last outing. With 10 points and eight rebounds, Coastal Carolina’s Garrick Green had a solid game. Baylor forced the Chanticleers into a turnover percentage of 29.9 (above their season average of 13.0). Coastal Carolina, meanwhile, had an effective field goal percentage of 0.611 (above their season average of 0.533).
This meeting figures to be a shootout as two of the nation’s premier offenses face off. Coastal Carolina ranks 53rd with 110.4 points per 100 possessions and Mississippi State is 31st (112.8) dating back to last season.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Free Prediction
Pick: SU Winner – Coastal Carolina, ATS Winner – Coastal Carolina, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Bulldogs rank 84th in assists per game (14.4) while the Chanticleers rank 183rd in assists allowed per game (13.3).
Mississippi State ranks 15th in rebounds allowed per game (31.3) while Coastal Carolina ranks 84th (33.4).
Mississippi State ranks 80th in three pointers allowed per game (20.8) while Coastal Carolina ranks 300th (25.8).
The Bulldogs rank 13th in blocks per game (4.9) while the Chanticleers rank 215th (2.7).
Mississippi State averages 7.9 steals per game, which ranks 32nd in the country. Coastal Carolina ranks 168th in steals allowed per game (6.5).