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Ole Miss Rebels vs Indiana Hoosiers 01/02/2021 Picks, NCAAF Predictions and Previews

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Ole Miss Rebels vs Indiana Hoosiers 01-02-2021 Picks NCAAF Predictions and Previews

Ole Miss Rebels vs Indiana Hoosiers 01/02/2021 – Indiana and Ole Miss face each other in the 2021 Outback Bowl. The 11th-ranked Hoosiers seek to culminate the season with a bang by capturing the bowl while Ole Miss aims to spoil the fun and snare the trophy. Indiana has played well this season winning six of their seven finished games. Meanwhile, Ole Miss won three of their last four outings after starting the 2020-21 college football season at 1-4. College football odds favor the Hoosiers to win the Outback Bowl and conclude their stint with a title.

Ole Miss Rebels vs Indiana Hoosiers 01/02/2021

When: Saturday, January 2, 12:30 PM ET
Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
TV: abc
Stream: Sofascore

Ole Miss Rebels vs Indiana Hoosiers 01/02/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Rebels +6.5 (-105) 69.5 o (-110) +235
Hoosiers -6.5 (-115) 69.5 u (-110) -275
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Ole Miss Rebels

Ole Miss Rebels finished the regular season strong, winning three of their last four games to finish the season at 4-5 and gain a spot in the Outback Bowl. The Rebels’ offense is expected to rely again on the trio of quarterback Matt Corral, running back Jerrion Ealy, and wide receiver Elijah Moore to stand a chance in the bowl game. Corral has registered 2,995 yards and passed for 27 touchdowns. Ealy, on the other hand, was a potent weapon on the ground as he rushed for 745 yards and contributed nine TDs.

Moore was solid as a wideout as he accumulated 1,193 yards in 86 receptions and recorded eight TDs. The Rebels have consistently relied on their offense all season, scoring an average of 40.9 points. However, their defense was not as dependable as they normed 40.3/game. In their last game against Louisiana State, Corral threw for 251 yards and passed for three TDs but he tallied five interceptions and one fumble. The quarterback was their main weapon on the ground, running for 158 yards and scored a TD.

Players to watch: J. Ali WR (REC 49 YDS 462 AVG 9.4 LNG 33 TD 1); M. Corral QB (CMP 201 ATT 282 YDS 2995 CMP% 71.3 AVG 10.6 LNG 91 TD 27 INT 14 SACK 16 SYL -94 RTG 182.2 ATT 105 YDS 469 AVG 4.5 LNG 27 TD 4); J. Plumlee QB (CMP 4 ATT 6 YDS 61 CMP% 66.7 AVG 10.2 LNG 37 TD 1 INT 0 SACK 1 SYL -2 RTG 207.1); J. Ealy RB (ATT 147 YDS 745 AVG 5.1 LNG 39 TD 9).

Indiana Hoosiers

If there is one team that excelled on defense, this has to be the Hoosiers, who have limited their opponents to 19.4 points per game. Their defense have allowed them to go 6-1 and ranked 11th in the consensus College Football rankings. Michael Penix Jr stood out as the team’s star, as he passed for 1,645 yards and registered 14 touchdowns. He has been elusive all season as his foes only sacked him seven times. The Hoosiers’ No1 weapon on the ground, Stevie Scott III, has run his way to 462 yards and eight TDs. Ty Fryfogie was the team’s top receiver with 687 passing yards and scored seven TDs. Their defense stifled foes big time as they combined for 23 sacks and 17 interceptions. Linebacker Micah McFadden has been the head of the snake in this unit, as he notched five sacks and one interception.

Players to Watch: M. Penix Jr. QB (CMP 124 ATT 220 YDS 1645 CMP% 56.4 AVG 7.5 LNG 68 TD 14 INT 4 SACK 7 SYL -42 RTG 136.5); J. Tuttle QB (CMP 18 ATT 27 YDS 161 CMP% 66.7 AVG 6 LNG 35 TD 2 INT 0 SACK 1 SYL -1 RTG 141.2); S. Scott III RB (ATT 137 YDS 462 AVG 3.4 LNG 22 TD 8); T. Baldwin Jr. RB (ATT 19 YDS 124 AVG 6.5 LNG 26 TD 0); T. Fryfogle WR (REC 34 YDS 687 AVG 20.2 LNG 65 TD 7).

Ole Miss Rebels vs Indiana Hoosiers Betting Numbers

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Ole Miss Rebels

Rebels are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Mississippi’s last 9 games.
Mississippi is 6-12 SU in their last 18 games.
Rebels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games played in January.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Mississippi’s last 10 games played on a Saturday.

Indiana Hoosiers

Indiana is 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games.
Hoosiers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Indiana is 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
Hoosiers are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference.
Indiana is 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Saturday.

Ole Miss Rebels vs Indiana Hoosiers Betting Picks

NCAA football lines expect Indiana to use their defense to beat Ole Miss by a wide margin. However, if the Rebels impose their will in offense early and Corral avoids turnovers, the game will be interesting. Indiana will end up victorious to the tune of 35-21.