Mississippi at Vanderbilt 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Vanderbilt Commodores (6-13) vs Mississippi Rebels (13-9)
Game Info: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 3:30 pm (Memorial Gym)
Betting Odds: Vanderbilt Commodores +6 -- Over/Under: 135.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Ole Miss faces Vanderbilt on Saturday, February 27th at Memorial Gymnasium for an NCAA basketball SEC matchup.
Ole Miss is coming off a 60-53 road win over Missouri in its last game on February 23rd. Ole Miss has now propelled itself into NCAA tournament conversations after winning four of its last five in SEC play, including two wins over Missouri. Ole Miss is 13-9 overall and 8-7 in conference play this season. Ole Miss is also 12-10 against the spread this season. Ole Miss' leading scorer so far this season has been G Devontae Shuler, who has scored 15.6 points per game for the Rebels. Ole Miss as a team has scored 69.1 points per game and has shot the ball at a 44.2% clip from the field. Ole Miss has also allowed 63.4 points per game to its opponents as well.
Vanderbilt is coming off a 70-58 loss to Tennessee in its last game on February 24th at home. Vanderbilt has now lost three straight games after taking down Mississippi State on the road on February 13th. Vanderbilt has had yet another disappointing season, owning a 6-13 overall record and a 2-11 SEC record as well. Vandy is 9-6-4 against the spread this season also. Vanderbilt's leading scorer so far this season has been G Scottie Pippen Jr., who has scored 20.5 points per game for the Commodores. Vanderbilt as a team has scored 72.9 points per game and has shot the ball at a 43.1% clip from the field. Vanderbilt has also allowed 73.6 points per game to its opponents as well.
Ole Miss opens as a 6-point favorite and the total is set at 135.5. These are two teams that do not score a ton of points in terms of Power 5 teams. The Ole Miss defense has excelled this season, and I do see a strong performance yet again by the Rebels here. I will take the under 135.5 in this one.