Vanderbilt vs. Miss State Prediction
Are the Mississippi State Bulldogs a safe bet to cover the point spread tonight when they host the Vanderbilt Commodores at 7:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Mississippi State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bulldogs are 4.5-point home favorites to knock off the Commodores, who opened as 5.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 139.5 and that's where it currently sits.
Who Public Bettors Like: Mississippi State. As of Tuesday morning, 60% of the betting tickets are on the Bulldogs to cover the spread but 66% of the money is on the Commodores.
Injury Report: There is only one player listed on each teams' injury report. Matthew Fisher-Davis is questionable to play for Vanderbilt tonight due to a shoulder injury while Mississippi State's Schnider Herard (personal) is out for the year.
Who We Like: Mississippi State. The Commodores are 2-10-3 against the spread in their last 15 games against the Bulldogs and are 1-5-2 at the betting window in their last eight trips to Starkville. Vanderbilt is also 1-6 against the number in its last seven road games and has failed to cover the spread in 15 of its last 16 games overall. The Commodores are a remarkable 1-12 against the spread in their last 13 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600 and are winless at the betting window in their last nine games coming off a loss.
On the other side, the Bulldogs are 12-3 against the spread in their last 15 games versus a team with a losing record, are 21-7 against the number in their last 28 games coming off a loss, and are 10-2 at the window in their last 12 games when facing a team with a winning percentage below .400.
TUESDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS -4.5