The Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-0) travel to face off against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2-2) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta and televised on ACCN. Mississippi State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Georgia Tech is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Cincinnati. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
The Mississippi State Bulldogs Are Coming Off A Win
Mississippi State remains undefeated with a 6-0 record after defeating Nicholls 74-61 in their latest game. Over their previous three games, including last year, Mississippi State has gone 2-1 on the road. As we delve into Mississippi State’s ATS performance, we find that they currently hold a 5-1 record. Looking specifically at their last five games, the team is sitting at 4-1 against the spread.
Looking at their over/under performance through six games, Mississippi State has an over/under record of 2-4-0, with their games averaging 135 points per game on average. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 72 points per game.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
After four games, Georgia Tech has a 2-2 record. They have gone 0-1 as the away team and 2-1 at home. As of today’s game, Georgia Tech has a 1-3 ATS record. Over their previous ten games, which includes the previous season, Georgia Tech has gone 4-5 ATS.
Through four games, Georgia Tech has an over/under record of 2-2-0 with their games averaging a combined 151.8 points per game so far. The Yellow Jackets have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 81 points per game.
Mississippi State Offense Breakdown
In their recent matchup, the Mississippi State offense ended with 74 points against Nicholls. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42.6% and made 5 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Josh Hubbard, who is averaging 16.2 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jimmy Bell Jr. also maintains a PPG average of 10 heading into game.
|Josh Hubbard (G)
|Jimmy Bell Jr. (F)
|Cameron Matthews (F)
Georgia Tech Offense Breakdown
In their recent matchup, the Georgia Tech offense ended with 54 points against Cincinnati. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 34.7% and made 5 threes. The Georgia Tech offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 23.5 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 29% of their looks from outside this season.
|Miles Kelly (G)
|Dallan Coleman (G)
|Kowacie Reeves (G)
Mississippi State Team Defense
So far, the Bulldogs’ defense is ranked 12th in the country at 59.2 points per contest. The Mississippi State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 61 points and allowed Nicholls to connect on 5 threes.
Georgia Tech Team Defense
At this time, the Yellow Jackets’ defense is positioned 189th in the country, permitting 77.5 points per game. In their previous game vs. Cincinnati, the Bearcats finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 89 points vs. Georgia Tech.
Bulldogs vs Yellow Jackets Trends
- Through their last five road games, Mississippi State has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 66 points per game.
- Across their three previous home games, Georgia Tech has an ATS mark of 0-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 65 points per game.
- In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Yellow Jackets have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-2.
- Mississippi State has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 5-0 SU and 5-0 ATS in their last five games.
As the underdogs with a spread of +9.5, we recommend going with the Yellow Jackets on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.
Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 140.5 and given that our model is projecting 142 points between the teams, we like the over.
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