The Ole Miss Rebels (4-0) travel to face off against the Temple Owls (3-1) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at Liacouras Center in Philadelphia and televised on ESPN+. Ole Miss is coming off a win in their previous game, while Temple is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Columbia. Tip-off is set for 3:30 ET.
Ole Miss Rebels vs Temple Owls
The Ole Miss Rebels Are Coming Off A Win
Heading into their 5th game of the season, Ole Miss will face Temple with a perfect 4-0 record. In their last three away games, which took place last year, Ole Miss went 1-2. As of today’s game, Ole Miss has a 0-4 record against the spread (ATS). Prior to their first away game this season, Ole Miss is carrying over a 3-12 record vs. the spread on the road from last year.
In four games, Ole Miss comes in with an over/under mark of 1-3-0, with their games averaging 135.8 points per game. When assessing the Rebels’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 71 points per game.
The Temple Owls Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Temple is entering their 5th game of the season with a 3-1 overall record. They have gone 2-0 on the road and 1-1 at home. Temple’s ATS performance reveals that entering today’s game, they have a 3-1 record. Looking back at their previous ten games, which includes the previous season, Temple is sitting at 5-5 vs. the spread.
In four games, Temple comes in with an over/under mark of 3-1-0, with their games averaging 143.5 points per game. The Owls have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 71 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
Ole Miss Offense Breakdown
The Ole Miss offense is coming off a game in which they scored 70 points vs. Sam Houston State. Overall their field goal percentage was 43.5% while connecting on 3 threes. Allen Flanigan led the team in scoring, putting up 23 points. Additionally, Matthew Murrell contributed 15 points for the Rebels.
|Allen Flanigan (G)
|Matthew Murrell (G)
|Jaylen Murray (G)
Temple Offense Breakdown
The Owls’ offense finished with 73 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 74.8 points per contest. Offensively, the Owls hold a season-long field goal percentage of 37%, placing them 394th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 241st in terms of percentage and 97th in three-pointers made.
|Hysier Miller (G)
|Matteo Picarelli (G)
|Jahlil White (G)
Ole Miss Team Defense
So far this season, the Ole Miss defense has been performing well, ranking 51st in the country at 64.8 points allowed per contest. Ole Miss’ three-point defense is currently 51st in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.0% of their shots vs. Ole Miss.
Temple Team Defense
So far, the Owls’ defense is ranked 80th in the country at 68.8 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Temple defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Columbia knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 78 points.
Rebels vs Owls Trends
- Across the Rebels last three road games, the team averaged 66 points per game while allowing 71. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.
- The Owls are 2-1 ATS in their last three home games and 2-1 straight-up.
- Looking back on the team’s last three games as the underdog, the Owls have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-1.
- Over the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Rebels struggled vs the spread going just 0-3. However, they still had a straight up mark of 3-0.
Coming in as the underdogs at +1.5, we have the Owls as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.
As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 136.5 and our model has the Rebels and Owls finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the over.
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