Looking to win big? The Rebels and Tigers face off at 8:30 ET on SECN. The Tigers are hosting the game at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO. In this Southeastern matchup, Ole Miss is favored by -1 vs. Missouri. The over/under for the game is 146.5 points.

OLE MISS REBELS VS MISSOURI TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Missouri Tigers +1

This game will be played at Mizzou Arena at 8:30 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE MISSOURI TIGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will Missouri pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Ole Miss Deliver Being Favored on the Road?

After starting the season 13-0 in non conference play, Ole Miss has gone 6-9 in Southeastern Conference play to bring their overall record to 19-9. They will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak when they take on Missouri.

On the road, the Rebels have gone just 4-6 this season compared to 15-3 at home. Their average scoring margin is -6.2 on the road compared to +7.1 at home. Ole Miss has gone 16-1 this season when they have been favored.

As the favorite this year, Ole Miss has gone 9-8 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 4-6 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 7-3. In their last 3 road games, the Rebels are 1-2 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Ole Miss games is 16-12, and today’s over/under line of 146.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (143.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points, and in their last 10 games, the average scoring total is 149 points. So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line.

Ole Miss’ offense had a good outing, putting up 88 points against Alabama. They achieved a 51.9% field goal percentage and went 24/31 from the free-throw line. For the season, the Ole Miss offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 45%. So far, they have hit 48% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 7.4 made three’s per contest.

Currently, the Rebels’ defense holds the 208th rank in the nation, allowing 73.3 points per game. Against Alabama in their most recent game, the Ole Miss defense gave up a total of 103 points while allowing Alabama to hit 51% of their shots.

Are Missouri Ready for a Home Win?

Missouri will look to snap their 15-game losing streak when they host Ole Miss on Tuesday. The Tigers are just 6-11 at home this season and have gone 1-13 as the underdog.

Last time out, Missouri fell to Florida by a score of 83-74. Over their last 10 games at home, the Tigers have gone just 1-9.

As the underdog this season, Missouri has gone 6-8 vs. the spread. At home, the Tigers are just 3-14 vs. the spread this year and have gone just 2-8 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the home team. Overall, Missouri is 9-19 vs. the spread this season.

Missouri’s over/under record for the season is 14-14 and today’s over/under line of 146.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (148.3). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 6-4.

The Missouri offense is coming off a game in which they scored 74 points vs. Florida. Overall their field goal percentage was 48.2% while connecting on 4 threes. Sean East led the team in scoring, putting up 20 points. Additionally, Nick Honor contributed 18 points for the Tigers.

At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 256th, allowing 75.2 points per game. Against Florida in their most recent game, the Missouri defense gave up a total of 83 points while allowing Florida to hit 49% of their shots.