Betting on today’s Rebels and Tigers game? Catch the action at Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on SECN. The over/under for this game is set at 150 points, and the Tigers are the home favorites against the Rebels in a Southeastern conference matchup.

OLE MISS REBELS VS LSU TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: LSU Tigers -2.5

This game will be played at Pete Maravich Assembly Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 17th.

WHY BET THE LSU TIGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will LSU pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Is A Road Victory Likely for Underdog Ole Miss?

Through 16 games, Ole Miss has been outstanding with a record of 15-1. Their only loss came on the road, where they are 3-1 compared to a perfect 12-0 at home.

As the underdog, the Rebels are 2-1 this season, and they have gone 5-5 on the road over their last 10 games.

When looking at Ole Miss’ overall ATS record this season, they are 9-7. On the road, they have gone 2-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 3 road games, the Rebels are 2-1 ATS and they have gone 5-5 ATS in their last 10 road games. As the underdog, Ole Miss has an ATS mark of 2-1 this year. Over their last 3 games as the underdog, they have gone 2-1 ATS. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Rebels have an ATS record of 5-5.

This season, Ole Miss’ over/under record is 10-6, and today’s over/under line of 150 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (140.5). So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 155 points compared to their season average of 147.1 points per game.

In contrast to their season average of 77.6 points per game, the Ole Miss had a below average performance. They scored 69 points against Vanderbilt and had a field goal percentage of 40.7%. Offensively, the Rebels hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 113rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 35th in terms of percentage and 169th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Rebels’ defense holds the 107th rank in the nation, allowing 69.5 points per game. Against Vanderbilt in their most recent game, the Ole Miss defense gave up a total of 56 points while allowing Vanderbilt to hit 40% of their shots.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Tigers?

LSU will look to bounce back from a 93-78 loss to Auburn, as the Tigers are 10-6 overall and 2-1 in Southeastern Conference play. At home, LSU is 8-3 on the season, and the Tigers have won four straight games at home.

For the year, LSU has been favored in 10 of its 16 games, going 8-2 in those contests. The Tigers’ average scoring margin at home is +12.5, and they have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games at home.

LSU’s ATS record this season is 6-10, but they are only 4-7 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers are just 4-6 ATS.

LSU’s over/under record for the season sits at 8-8 and the average scoring total in their games is 145.8 points. Today’s over/under line of 150 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (144.4). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 145 points.

In their latest game, LSU offense put up 78 points against Auburn. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 42.4% and made 9 threes. Offensively, the Tigers hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 121st in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 247th in terms of percentage and 226th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the LSU defense is giving up an average of 69.5 points per contest. LSU’s three-point defense is currently 193rd in the country at 8.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.1% of their shots vs. LSU.