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Mississippi State vs South Carolina Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

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Mississippi State vs South Carolina Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

The Mississippi State Bulldogs (19-11, 8-9 SEC) will look to break a three-game losing streak when they host the South Carolina Gamecocks (24-6, 12-5 SEC) on March 9, 2024 at Humphrey Coliseum.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Mississippi State vs. South Carolina Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SEC Network
  • Location: Starkville, Mississippi
  • Arena: Humphrey Coliseum

Mississippi State vs. South Carolina Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Mississippi State win (68.5%)

Here's a look at some betting trends and insights for Mississippi State (-5.5) versus South Carolina on Saturday. The over/under has been set at 132.5 points for this game.

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Mississippi State vs. South Carolina: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Mississippi State has put together a 14-16-0 record against the spread this season.
  • South Carolina has put together a 20-10-0 record against the spread this season.
  • As a 5.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, South Carolina is 5-3 against the spread compared to the 8-7 ATS record Mississippi State racks up as a 5.5-point favorite.
  • The Bulldogs have done a better job covering the spread in home games (6-8-0) than they have in road affairs (2-8-0).
  • The Gamecocks' winning percentage against the spread at home is .588 (10-7-0). Away, it is .800 (8-2-0).
  • Mississippi State's record against the spread in conference action is 6-11-0.
  • South Carolina is 11-6-0 against the spread in SEC games this season.

Mississippi State vs. South Carolina: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Mississippi State has come away with 13 wins in the 18 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Bulldogs have come away with a win 11 times in 13 chances when named as a favorite of at least -225 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • South Carolina has won 11 of the 15 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (73.3%).
  • The Gamecocks have a 4-4 record (winning 50% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +184 or longer.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Mississippi State has a 69.2% chance of pulling out a win.

Mississippi State vs. South Carolina Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Mississippi State is outscoring opponents by 5.9 points per game with a +178 scoring differential overall. It puts up 74.8 points per game (142nd in college basketball) and allows 68.9 per contest (90th in college basketball).
  • Josh Hubbard ranks 160th in college basketball with a team-leading 16.4 points per game.
  • South Carolina has a +180 scoring differential, topping opponents by 6.0 points per game. It is putting up 71.6 points per game, 241st in college basketball, and is allowing 65.6 per outing to rank 22nd in college basketball.
  • Meechie Johnson Jr. is 351st in college basketball with a team-leading 14.3 points per game.
  • The Bulldogs rank 50th in the nation at 38.6 rebounds per game. That's 6.1 more than the 32.5 their opponents average.
  • Cameron Matthews is 192nd in college basketball action with 6.9 rebounds per game to lead the Bulldogs.
  • The Gamecocks win the rebound battle by 3.6 boards on average. They record 36.0 rebounds per game, 140th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 32.4.
  • Collin Murray-Boyles tops the team with 5.6 rebounds per game (441st in college basketball).
  • Mississippi State averages 95.7 points per 100 possessions on offense (166th in college basketball), and gives up 88.1 points per 100 possessions (52nd in college basketball).
  • The Gamecocks' 98.0 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 108th in college basketball, and the 89.8 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 98th in college basketball.

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