Ole Miss Still Searching for First SEC Win
The Auburn Tigers picked up a big win over Arkansas on Saturday, which was an important bounce back after losing to Georgia. They’ve now won three out of their last four games and remain a strong 12-3 on the season.
They should be able to pick up win No. 13 when they visit the Ole Miss Rebels. The Rebels have lost four straight games and seven out of their last nine overall.
After starting the year with six straight wins, the Rebels have had no answers as the competition has stiffened up. Can they pick up a big upset or simply cover the college basketball odds in this spot?
Let’s check the latest college basketball odds, stats, injury reports, and college basketball lines for Auburn vs Ole Miss. We’ve plenty of NCAA basketball odds for you to consider.
Auburn Impressive in Recent Win
The Tigers‘ win over Arkansas was a great momentum boost. Arkansas is ranked 13th in the nation, so this will help Auburn’s resume. The Tigers jumped out to an early lead and never trailed in that contest.
They were able to take control throughout the entire game despite shooting just 43.6 percent from the field. Much of their success came on the defensive end, as they held the Razorbacks to just 33 percent shooting.
Those who bet online know that the defense has been a strong suit for the Tigers. They are holding opponents to just 62.5 points per game, which is ranked 37th in the country.
They also hold their opponents to 39 percent shooting, which has them ranked 27th. If you’re taking them with your college basketball picks in this spot, it’s because you’re expecting that defense to lead the way on Tuesday.
Ole Miss Desperate
The Rebels are riding a four-game losing streak and optimism is quickly draining in the program. Their season isn’t completely over and a win here over a Top 25 team would change the narrative quite a bit. The problem is that it’s not likely.
The Rebels are fresh off a collapse against Mississippi State on Saturday in a game where they held a seven-point lead with 12 minutes left.
Going up against a stronger Auburn defense is going to be a problem. Ole Miss will need to be prepared offensively but it scores just 67.7 points per game, which is ranked 293rd in the country. The Rebels will need to do something out of the ordinary on Tuesday.
Auburn vs Ole Miss Game Injuries
Auburn vs Ole Miss Head-to-Head
Auburn has won the last two matchups against Ole Miss, including a 77-64 victory last February.
Auburn vs Ole Miss Game Information
- Game: Auburn (12-3, 2-1 SEC) Ole Miss (8-7, 0-3)
- Location: The Pavilion, Oxford, MS
- Day/Time: Tuesday, Jan. 10, 9:00 p.m. ET
- Auburn vs Ole Miss Live Stream: TBS.com
Auburn vs Ole Miss Betting Lines
Auburn vs Ole Miss Picks & Prediction
The Tigers are 1½-point favorites in the sportsbook and that feels like a short line. Auburn has been the better team this season, led by their stellar defensive play.
Meanwhile, the Rebels have lost four straight and continue to rank toward the bottom of the nation when it comes to scoring points. This isn’t a very good matchup for Ole Miss, which is what makes the Tigers a great option here.
Auburn is listed at -130 in our Vegas lines. This means that if you wager $100 on the Tigers, you have a chance to win $77. Ole Miss is +110, offering a chance to win $110 on a $100 wager.
The implied probability attached to the betting lines gives the Tigers a 56.52% chance to win, with the Rebels at 47.62%.