Vanderbilt Commodores at Ole Miss Rebels Free Prediction 02/29/20

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The Vanderbilt Commodores (9-19, 1-14 SEC) and the Ole Miss Rebels (13-15, 4-11 SEC) clash at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. The Commodores will try to snap their six-game losing streak. The game can be seen on SEC Network at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Vanderbilt Commodores at Ole Miss Rebels ATS Odds

Both teams fell in their last matchup. The Rebels fell to the 15th-ranked Auburn Tigers, 67-58, while the Commodores were defeated by the Missouri Tigers, 61-52.

Vanderbilt had a free throw rate of 0.356 (above their season average of 0.279) while Ole Miss had an offensive rebounding percentage of 34.3 (above their season average of 26.5). Ole Miss’ KJ Buffen had a solid performance, finishing with 16 points and eight rebounds. Vanderbilt, meanwhile, rallied around Scotty Pippen Jr., who had 19 points.

The Rebels won the sole contest between these two teams last season, 81-71. Ole Miss’ effective field goal percentage was its largest strength over Vanderbilt. The Rebels had a rate of 0.544 while the Commodores posted a mark of 0.450. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

The aggressive Ole Miss offense could be getting to the charity stripe a lot in this battle. The Rebels currently rank 49th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.272, while Vanderbilt is among the country’s most foul-prone squads (giving up a 299th-ranked FTA rate of 0.272).

Vanderbilt at Ole Miss Betting Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • Vanderbilt ranks 66th in three pointers attempted per game (24.7) while Ole Miss ranks 246th (18.9).
  • The Rebels rank 207th in rebounds per game (34.0) while the Commodores rank 264th (32.0).
  • Vanderbilt ranks 80th in steals per game (7.1) while Ole Miss ranks 98th in steals allowed per game (6.1).
  • The Rebels rank 149th in assists per game (12.9) while the Commodores rank 230th (11.3).
  • Vanderbilt ranks 97th in blocks per game (3.4) while Ole Miss ranks 159th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Commodores have scored an average of 64.2 points per game (6.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 73.6 points per game (0.5 below their season average).
  • The Rebels have been outscored by an average of 3.4 points in their last five games. On the season, Ole Miss has defeated opponents by an average of 0.9 points.