Mississippi Rebels vs Auburn Tigers 2/25/2020 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Mississippi Rebels vs Auburn Tigers 2/25/2020 – The Mississippi Rebels face the Auburn Tigers once more, looking for payback. In their last meeting, the Rebels bungled a big lead and lost to the Tigers in January. The paths of both teams have gone in different directions since then. Vegas basketball odds favor the Tigers who are now tied with LSU for second place in the SEC. On the other hand, Ole Mississippi is third last in the conference. The Rebels are coming off a loss to Alabama last weekend but are hoping to bounce back.
Mississippi Rebels vs Auburn Tigers 2/25/2020
Getting back on the winning track is what Mississippi Rebels is targeting when they face Auburn. The Rebels still remember that forgettable meltdown last meeting and hope for a different outcome on Tuesday. Tasked to lead the Rebels will be Breein Tyree who has compiled at least 28 points in their last three matches. Out to provide help are Devonte Shuler and Blake Hinson. The defense could help out the Rebels against the Tigers. They are holding down opponents to just 68.5 points, a bright spot they may want to focus on.
Players to watch: B. Tyree G (26 GP 34.2 MIN 20.6 PTS 3.6 REB 2.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 2.3 TO 43.9 FG% 80.8 FT% 37 3PT%), D. Shuler G (27 GP 33.6 MIN 11.6 PTS 4.8 REB 3.4 AST 1.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 41.4 FG% 64.3 FT% 34.9 3PT%), B. Hinson G (23 GP 31.6 MIN 10.3 PTS 4.8 REB 1.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 40.9 FG% 70.4 FT% 34.2 3PT%).
With only four games remaining for them, the Tigers now that every win counts. They are just a couple of notches behind Kentucky and foiling Mississippi anew would help. Samir Doughty will lead Auburn anew, someone averaging 16.2 points per game. He will get support from Isaac Okoro and J’Von McCormick. Making things harder for the Rebels is the fact that the Tigers have yet to lose at home. They are 15-0 and the Rebels will need to pick it up to come out with a win. Auburn is averaging 78.7points on offense and holding down opponents to just 70.7 points.
Players to watch: S. Doughty G (27 GP 33.3 MIN 16.2 PTS 4 REB 2.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.3 TO 40.8 FG% 76.8 FT% 30.7 3PT%), I. Okoro F (24 GP 32 MIN 13.1 PTS 4.8 REB 2.1 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 2 TO 51.4 FG% 66.4 FT% 27.1 3PT%), J. McCormick G (27 GP 31.4 MIN 12 PTS 4.1 REB 4.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.4 TO 39 FG% 59.3 FT% 29.6 3PT%).
Mississippi Rebels vs Auburn Tigers Betting Predictions
Mississippi is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
Auburn is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Mississippi Rebels vs Auburn Tigers Betting Picks
At the rate they are going, there is no doubt that the Tigers are heavy favorites by college basketball odds. The Rebels will need to dig deep to pull off this one, hoping to erase the stigma of that past meeting. It all boils down to who plays good offense and defense between the two teams. Right now, basketball goods see Auburn coming out on top.
Moneyline: +322 is set for the Rebels and -403 is set for the Tigers.
ATS: Look for the spread of +9.5 for Mississippi and -9.5 for Auburn.
Totals: Over 141.5 is out for the Rebels and under 141.5 is out for the Tigers.
Score Prediction: 73-70, Auburn.