Ole Miss at Indiana: 1/2/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Indiana Hoosiers (6-1) vs Ole Miss Rebels (4-5)
Game Info: Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 12:30 pm (Raymond James Stadium)
Betting Odds: Indiana Hoosiers -7.5 -- Over/Under: 66 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Ole Miss Rebels and Indiana Hoosiers face off on Saturday in the Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium.
The Ole Miss Rebels have been one of the most exciting teams to watch in all of college football because of their offense, Even though they got out to a slow start, they did finish the season a little stronger, winning three of the last four games. The only loss for Ole Miss was in their last game against LSU. The offense put up 48 points in that last game On the season, Ole Miss is averaging 40.7 points per game but their defense has been a big issue giving up 40.3 points per game. Quarterback Matt Coral has been strong under center for Ole Miss putting up 2995 yards, 27 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. In this game for Ole Miss they need the defense to be strong.
On the other side of this matchup is the Indiana Hoosiers who come into this game with a 6-1 record overall and the only loss came against the Ohio State Buckeyes. In that game against Ohio State the offense scored 35 points, but the defense gave up 42 points and that led to the loss. One problem for this Hoosiers team heading into this game is Michael Penix Jr, the starting quarterback has an ACL injury and won’t be able to go in this game. In his place will be Jack Tuttle and on the season he has thrown for 161 yards, two touchdowns, and zero interceptions. On the season, Indiana is averaging 30.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 19.4 points per game.
The over is 10-4 in Ole Miss last 14 non-conference games.Indiana is 14-3 against the spread in their last 17 games overall. The under is 7-3 in Indiana’s last 10 games as a favorite.
Indiana is the better team, but Ole Miss has a strong offense and they should have no issue running up the score in this game. Look for Ole Miss to find enough offensive success to keep this game close and cover the spread.