Ole Miss Rebels vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles Prediction

Ole Miss Rebels vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles Prediction 12/23/2023

The Ole Miss Rebels (11-0) travel to face off against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (6-5) on Saturday, December 23rd. This game will be played at Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi and televised on None. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 2:00 ET.

Ole Miss Rebels vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles

The Ole Miss Rebels Are Coming Off A Win

At this point in the season, Ole Miss is 11-0. They have played two road games and six home games. As Ole Miss prepares to face Southern Miss, their ATS record stands at 3-5. In their last ten games this season, Ole Miss has been successful vs. the spread with a 4-1 record.

Through 11 games, Ole Miss has an over/under record of 4-4-0 with their games averaging a combined 139.4 points per game so far. Looking at the Rebels’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 143 points per game.

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles Are Coming Off A Win

Southern Miss is set to play their 12th game of the season and currently have a 6-5 record. The Golden Eagles come into this game with a 3-2 record on the road and are winless at 0-3 at home. Southern Miss currently has an ATS record of 2-6, which is below .500. Within that record, the team has gone 2-3 vs. the spread on the road and 0-3 at home.

So far, Southern Miss’ games have averaged 141.9 points per game with the average over/under line being 139.6 points. The Golden Eagles have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 144 points per game.

Ole Miss Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Ole Miss offense ended with 70 points against UCF. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.4% and made 6 threes. The top scorer for the Rebels was Allen Flanigan with 18 points, while TJ Caldwell also chipped in with 14 points.

Allen Flanigan (G) 17.0 6.9 3.2
Matthew Murrell (G) 16.1 4.4 3.0
Jaylen Murray (G) 14.7 2.5 4.0

Southern Miss Offense Breakdown

Southern Miss is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 82 points vs. Lamar. This figure is more than their season average of 69.8 points per game. Offensively, the Golden Eagles have a season long field goal percentage of 41%, which is 348th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 193rd in percentage and 261st in three-pointers made.

Austin Crowley (G) 16.0 4.0 3.8
Victor Hart (F) 14.3 5.5 1.7
Donovan Ivory (G) 13.7 4.6 1.5

Ole Miss Team Defense

Ole Miss’ defense has been playing well, ranking 80th nationally, with 66.3 points allowed per game. Ole Miss’ three-point defense is currently 102nd in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.8% of their shots vs. Ole Miss.

Southern Miss Team Defense

So far, the Golden Eagles’ defense is ranked 95th in the country at 67.2 points per contest. Southern Miss’ three-point defense is currently 114th in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.6% of their shots vs. Southern Miss.

Rebels vs Golden Eagles Trends

  • Across the Rebels last three road games, the team averaged 67 points per game while allowing 71. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 2-1 straight-up.
  • In their last five games at home, the Golden Eagles have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 71 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last three games as the underdog, the Golden Eagles have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Rebels have a straight up record of 10-0. But, their mark vs the spread was just 4-6.

Rebels vs Golden Eagles Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +10.5, the Golden Eagles is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 140.5, and our model projects the Rebels and Golden Eagles to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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