Arkansas vs Ole Miss Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, January 21, 2023

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The Arkansas Razorbacks (12-6, 1-5 SEC) will be attempting to halt a four-game losing streak when hosting the Ole Miss Rebels (9-9, 1-5 SEC) on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Bud Walton Arena. It will air at 12:00 PM ET.

Saturday’s matchup between the Razorbacks and the Rebels features the Razorbacks as healthy 9.5-point favorites. The matchup’s over/under is 139.5.

Arkansas vs. Ole Miss Odds

Point Spread for Arkansas vs. Ole Miss

The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Arkansas as the favorite.

Arkansas vs. Ole Miss Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Arkansas has -480 odds to pick up the win, while Ole Miss is listed at +361 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 139.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, January 21, 2023
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Arena: Bud Walton Arena

Arkansas vs. Ole Miss Betting Trends

In the Arkansas’ 18 games this season, it has seven wins against the spread. The Razorbacks have won in 11, or 73.3%, of the 15 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Arkansas’ games this year have hit the over on six of 18 set point totals.

Ole Miss has played 18 games, with six wins, against the spread. The Rebels have lost all six of the games they have been the moneyline underdog this season. Ole Miss has eclipsed the over/under 38.9% of the time this year (seven of 18 games with a set point total).

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Arkansas vs. Ole Miss Key Players to Watch

Arkansas

Ricky Council IV is tops on his squad in both points (18.0) and assists (2.2) per game, and also posts 3.1 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 1.6 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Anthony Black is tops on his team in assists per game (3.8), and also averages 12.5 points and 5.3 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 1.6 steals and 0.6 blocked shots. Makhi Mitchell puts up a team-high 5.9 rebounds per game. He is also averaging 7.8 points and 1.1 assists, shooting 63.3% from the field. Davonte Davis averages 9.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per contest. At the other end, he delivers 1.4 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

Ole Miss

Myles Burns is the Rebels’ top rebounder (6.3 per game), and he produces 6.3 points and 1.1 assists. Jaemyn Brakefield gets the Rebels 8.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. He also delivers 0.4 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Amaree Abram is posting 8.2 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game, making 44.0% of his shots from the floor and 35.3% from beyond the arc, with 1.0 treys per game.

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What you need to know about the Arkansas Razorbacks

So far this year, the Razorbacks are averaging 76.2 points per game (81st-ranked in college basketball) and allowing 66.8 points per contest (111th-ranked). Arkansas ranks 21st-best in the nation by allowing just 27.7 rebounds per game. It ranks 119th in college basketball by pulling down 33.5 rebounds per contest.

The Razorbacks are putting up 76.3 points per game in home games. In road games, they are averaging 69.0 points per contest. It’s been a difficult stretch for Arkansas in terms of threes, as it is accumulating just 4.8 made threes per game (seventh-worst in college basketball) and is draining just 29.8% of its attempted three-pointers (23rd-worst). The Razorbacks are giving up 5.7 treys per game (27th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 31.2% (84th-ranked) from beyond the arc.

The Razorbacks are 3-7 against the spread and 5-5 overall in their past 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Arkansas has gone over the total three times. On offense, Arkansas has struggled over its last 10 games, scoring 73.3 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 76.2 it has put up over the course of this year. Arkansas’ defense has been less stingy lately, as the team has allowed 70.4 points per game during its last 10 compared to the 66.8 points per game its opponents average this season.

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What you need to know about the Ole Miss Rebels

In 2022-23, the Rebels are 288th in the nation on offense (67.6 points scored per game) and 73rd defensively (65.3 points conceded). With 34.3 rebounds per game and 30.0 rebounds allowed, Ole Miss is 81st and 119th in the country, respectively.

The Rebels are scoring more points at home (70.2 per game) than on the road (60.8). Ole Miss is 320th in college basketball in 3-pointers made (5.8 per game) and 21st-worst in 3-point percentage (29.7%). In 2022-23, the Rebels are 55th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (6.1 per game) and 161st in defensive 3-point percentage (33.0%).

The Rebels have gone 3-7 in their past 10 contests, with a 3-6-1 record against the spread during that span. Ole Miss has hit the over in three of its past 10 outings. Over its previous 10 games, Ole Miss is scoring 66.3 points per game, 1.3 fewer points than its season average (67.6). In their previous 10 games, the Rebels are giving up 66.7 points per game, 1.4 more points than their season average (65.3).

Arkansas vs. Ole Miss Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is Arkansas, and we project that Ole Miss will cover the spread (Arkansas -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 139.5 points.

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How to bet Arkansas vs. Ole Miss

You can bet on Arkansas vs. Ole Miss at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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