- Ole Miss has -180 odds to beat Mizzou in the SEC first round.
- Mizzou is a 4-point underdog to Ole Miss.
TAMPA, Fla. – The SEC Tournament is set to get going at 6:00 p.m. EST in Tampa, Florida. The opening game of the tournament is between the Ole Miss Rebels and Mizzou Tigers in the 12/13 matchup of the bracket.
Legal online sports betting sites do have Ole Miss going into the game as a slight 4-point favorite in this one, however, Mizzou has not disappointed against the Rebels this season
Ole Miss Vs. Mizzou Odds
- Moneyline: Ole Miss (-180) vs. Mizzou (+155)
- Spread: Ole Miss -4 (-115)
- Total: 130.5 Points
There is no hiding that both teams ended their seasons on extremely cold streaks. Ole Miss finished their last ten games going 2-8 while Mizzou went 3-7 in theirs. Although, it is the Rebels that are favored, Mizzou has a great chance of pulling off an underdog win.
These two teams met twice in the regular season where Mizzou walked away with a win both times. Mizzou is also riding high to end their regular season as they defeated the Georgia Bulldogs in their last game. Ole Miss is riding on a four-game losing streak.
Betting Against The Spread
This is a great chance to fade the public and get in on longer college basketball odds. The public has been heavily leaning on Ole Miss with 63% of bets on the spread despite the Tigers beating them two times in the regular season.
The Tigers do sit with a better record against the spread than Ole Miss does. Mizzou went an even 15-15 ATS while Ole Miss sat down at 13-18. In their recent games, Mizzou has done a solid job in covering as well having covered in their last two games and in three of their last five. As for Ole Miss, they have covered just once in their last three games. It is also worth noting that Ole Miss has gone 5-11 when favored this season and has failed to cover the spread by 7.1 points.
Betting The Game Total
When betting on the total points in the game, the 130.5 total could be considered low for both of these teams. Both defenses combined allow over 130.5 points as Ole Miss allows 68.5 ppg and Mizzou allows 70.6 ppg.
Both teams have done decent with the Over this season as well as they both sit at .500 or above. Ole Miss went 16-15 with the Over and Mizzou went 15-15. Both have also been hot with it in their recent games to end the season. Mizzou went 3-1 in their last four games. Ole Miss, on the other hand, finished the season going 7-1 with the Over in their last eight games.
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