Ole Miss Rebels vs. Auburn Tigers Prediction 1/20/2024

Ole Miss Rebels vs. Auburn Tigers Prediction 1/20/2024

The Ole Miss Rebels (15-2) travel to face off against the Auburn Tigers (15-2) on Saturday, January 20th. This game will be played at Neville Arena in Auburn and televised on SECN. Auburn is coming off a win in their previous game, while Ole Miss is looking to get back on track from a loss to the LSU. Tip-off is set for 8:30 ET.

Ole Miss Rebels vs Auburn Tigers

The Ole Miss Rebels Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Entering this game, Ole Miss has an overall record of 15-2. They have been perfect at home, going 12-0, but have struggled on the road, posting a record of 3-2.

As the underdog, the Rebels have gone 2-2 this season. So far, they have been the underdog in four of their 17 games.

This season, Ole Miss has an ATS record of 9-8 and they are 2-3 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Rebels have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Ole Miss games is 11-6 and their matchups have averaged 148.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 151 is higher than the average OU line in their games (141.1). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those matchups is 160 points.

The Auburn Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

Coming into today’s game, Auburn has won 15 of their 17 games, including 10 in a row. They have been especially dominant at home, where they are a perfect 9-0 this season. On the year, they have been favored in all 17 games, going 15-2.

Most recently, the Tigers beat Vanderbilt by a score of 80-65. Over their last 10 games at home, Auburn has gone 9-1.

As the favorite this season, Auburn has gone 11-6 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have an ATS mark of 8-2. At home this year, Auburn is 5-4 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Auburn games is 7-10. The average scoring total in their games is 149.5 points, and today’s over/under line of 151 is just above their average OU line of 149.9. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 145 points.

Ole Miss Offense Breakdown

Ole Miss’ offense is coming off a strong performance vs. LSU, finishing the game with a total of 80 points. Their season average is now 77.8 points per game. The team’s scoring leader is Matthew Murrell, who holds an average of 17.4 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Allen Flanigan is averaging 16.5 points per game this season.

Matthew Murrell (G) 17.4 3.8 2.7
Allen Flanigan (G) 16.5 6.9 3.4
Jaylen Murray (G) 14.6 2.8 3.8

Auburn Offense Breakdown

In their previous game, the Tigers’ offense finished with 80 points, which is right in line with their current average of 83.8 points per contest. Johni Broome is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 15.4. Meanwhile, Jaylin Williams also brings a PPG average of 12.5 into the game.

Johni Broome (F) 15.4 8.6 1.7
Jaylin Williams (F) 12.5 5.3 2.1
Aden Holloway (G) 10.1 1.5 3.3

Ole Miss Team Defense

On the defensive side, Ole Miss is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 70.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Ole Miss’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.2% this season.

Auburn Team Defense

This season, the Auburn defense has been impressive, holding the 44th position in the country while permitting an average of 65.6 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.1 threes per game vs. Ole Miss. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.8%.

Rebels vs Tigers Trends

  • Across their five previous road games, Ole Miss has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2 while averaging 76 points per game.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Tigers have a straight up record of 7-3 while going 7-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 80 points per game in these contests.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Rebels have a straight up record of 2-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-3.
  • The Tigers have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 4-1 against the spread.

Rebels vs Tigers Prediction

In this Tigers vs. Tigers matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Tigers at -12.5. While we project the Tigers to win 75-70, our recommendation is to bet on the Rebels for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 151 and our model has the Rebels and Tigers finishing with a combined 145 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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

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