Ole Miss vs. Arkansas Pick
Who has the edge in tonight’s SEC Tournament quarterfinal game between Ole Miss and Arkansas at 9PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Arkansas is the slight favorite in this game, as the Razorbacks are getting odds of -4.5 points against Ole Miss. The over/under total for the game is listed at 159 points. These two met once this season, with Arkansas picking up a 98-80 win at home on Feb. 18. Today’s game will be held from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Ole Miss picked up an 86-74 win over Missouri last night to advance to today’s game. The Rebels have won four of their last five games to get to 20-12 on the season. They are also 18-13-1 against the spread after covering the spread in their last two. Ole Miss averages 77.9 points per game on offense while allowing 76.2 on defense. Deandre Burnett is averaging 16.8 points per game to lead the team while Sebastian Siaz is adding 15.1 points and 11.1 rebounds per contest.
Arkansas won six of its last seven games to end the regular season at 23-8 overall and 12-6 in the SEC. The Razorbacks also covered the spread in six of their last seven and are 16-13 against the spread this season. Arkansas is averaging 80.6 points per game on offense while allowing 74.2 on defense. Dusty Hannahs is averaging 14.6 points per game to lead the team while Daryl Macon is adding 13.1 points per game. Moses Kingsley adds 12 points and 7.8 rebounds per contest.
Arkansas has been rolling along heading into this tournament and the Razorbacks have some good numbers on a neutral floor, averaging 83.5 points on offense while holding opponents to just 65 points. Ole Miss looked good against a bad Missouri team, but struggled in their last meeting with Arkansas. The Razorbacks put up 98 on the Rebels and I can see something similar today.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: ARKANSAS -4.5