Hartford Hawks vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs ATS Prediction

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The Hartford Hawks (0-2) will travel to Humphrey Coliseum to take on the 18th-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs (1-0). The game will air on SEC Network at 5 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 11, 2018.

Hartford Hawks at Mississippi State Bulldogs ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Bulldogs had no trouble getting past the Austin Peay Governors, 95-67, while the Hawks lost big to the Utah State Aggies, 100-73.

The Bulldogs had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.633 vs. 0.415) and had a much better turnover percentage (14.3 vs. 20.4). Hartford, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (14.2 vs. 16.0). Aric Holman played a pivotal role for Mississippi State with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, John Carroll played well for Hartford, putting up 16 points and seven rebounds.

Mississippi State appears to have an edge on the offensive glass in this showdown. The Bulldogs rank 80th in offensive rebounding percentage (31.8 percent), while Hartford ranks 215th in defensive rebounding percentage (70.8 percent) dating back to last season. Also, the Hawks rank 276th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.211), while the Bulldogs rank 58th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.201).

Hartford Hawks vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Hartford, ATS Winner – Hartford, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Mississippi State ranks 138th in rebounds per game (36.0) while Hartford ranks 276th (33.1).
  • The Bulldogs rank 49th in steals allowed per game (5.3) while the Hawks rank 114th (5.9).
  • Mississippi State averages 13.3 assists per game, which ranks 173rd in the nation. Hartford ranks 200th in assists allowed per game (13.9).
  • The Bulldogs rank 10th in blocks per game (5.4) while the Hawks rank 106th in blocks allowed per game (3.1).
  • Hartford averages 23.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 88th in the country. Mississippi State ranks 172nd in three pointers allowed per game (22.1).