Bryant Bulldogs vs. Ole Miss Rebels Prediction 12/31/2023

Bryant Bulldogs vs. Ole Miss Rebels Prediction 12/31/2023

The Bryant Bulldogs (8-6) travel to face off against the Ole Miss Rebels (12-0) on Sunday, December 31st. This game will be played at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford and televised on SECN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 4:00 ET.

Bryant Bulldogs vs Ole Miss Rebels

The Bryant Bulldogs Are Coming Off A Win

This will be Bryant’s 15th game of the season, and they currently have an 8-6 record. If Bryant can come out with a win today, they will bring their road record to 4-5 and get back to .500 on the road. Bryant has a winning ATS record, sitting above .500 at 7-5. Over their last five games, the team is 3-2 vs. the spread.

Bryant comes in with an over/under record of 5-7-0 through 14 games, with their games averaging a combined 147.4 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Bulldogs’ over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 174 points per game.

The Ole Miss Rebels Are Coming Off A Win

The Bryant Bulldogs are still unbeaten at 12-0 as they prepare to face Bryant. In their previous ten home games, the Ole Miss Rebels have a 9-1 record, which includes last season. Looking at Ole Miss’ ATS performance, they have a 6-6 record heading into today’s game. In their last ten games this season, Ole Miss is 4-1 vs. the spread.

So far, Ole Miss’ games have averaged 142.8 points per game with the average over/under line being 138.3 points. The Rebels’ have recorded an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 150 points per game.

Bryant Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Bryant offense put up 104 points against Drexel. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 62.9% and made 15 threes. Sherif Gross-Bullock led the team in scoring, putting up 29 points. Additionally, Rafael Pinzon contributed 20 points for the Bulldogs.

Sherif Gross-Bullock (G) 17.1 5.2 2.6
Earl Timberlake (G) 12.6 8.7 4.6
Rafael Pinzon (G) 12.6 2.8 1.3

Ole Miss Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Ole Miss’ offense looked good, scoring 89 points against Southern Miss. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49.2% and made 20/28 free throws. Matthew Murrell is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 16.9 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Allen Flanigan brings a PPG average of 16.4 into the game.

Matthew Murrell (G) 16.9 4.2 3.2
Allen Flanigan (G) 16.4 7.2 3.2
Jaylen Murray (G) 15.2 2.2 3.8

Bryant Team Defense

The Bulldogs’ defense is presently ranked 226th nationally, allowing an average of 75.4 points per contest. Against Drexel in their most recent game, the Bryant defense gave up a total of 86 points while allowing Drexel to hit 62% of their shots.

Ole Miss Team Defense

At this time, the Rebels’ defense is positioned 80th in the country, permitting 66.9 points per game. So far, the Ole Miss defense is giving up an average of 10.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.2 times per game (390th).

Bulldogs vs Rebels Trends

  • Bryant has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 73 points per game while allowing 76. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • In their last five games at home, the Rebels have a straight up record of 4-1 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 71 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Bulldogs have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Rebels have a straight up record of 10-0. Their record vs the spread in these games was 5-5.

Bulldogs vs Rebels Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Rebels vs. Rebels game, our recommendation is to take the Rebels at -14. Despite our model showing the Rebels winning 75-70, we like Bulldogs as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 150.5 and given that our model is projecting 145 points between the teams, we like the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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