Saturday's contest at Mohegan Sun Arena has the Mississippi State Bulldogs (3-0) going head to head against the Washington State Cougars (2-0) at 12:00 PM ET on November 18. Our computer prediction projects a 74-67 victory for Mississippi State, who are favored by our model.

Based on our computer prediction, Washington State is projected to cover the spread (7.5) versus Mississippi State. The two teams are expected to go over the 130.5 over/under.

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Mississippi State vs. Washington State Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN2
  • Where: Uncasville, Connecticut
  • Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Line: Mississippi State -7.5
  • Point Total: 130.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Mississippi State -350, Washington State +270

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Mississippi State vs. Washington State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Mississippi State 74, Washington State 67

Spread & Total Prediction for Mississippi State vs. Washington State

  • Pick ATS: Washington State (+7.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (130.5)

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Mississippi State Performance Insights

  • Last year, Mississippi State was 321st in the nation offensively (65.7 points scored per game) and ninth-best defensively (61.0 points conceded).
  • The Bulldogs were the 24th-best squad in the nation in rebounds per game (35.3) and ranked 116th in rebounds allowed (30.2) last year.
  • Mississippi State was 95th in college basketball in assists (14.2 per game) last year.
  • Beyond the arc, the Bulldogs were 15th-worst in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (5.2) last season. And they were -3-worst in 3-point percentage at 26.6%.
  • Mississippi State gave up 7.4 3-pointers per game and conceded 31.1% from beyond the arc last year, ranking 204th and 40th, respectively, in the nation.
  • Last season, Mississippi State took 34.6% of its shots from beyond the arc, and 65.4% from inside it. In terms of made shots, 21.8% of Mississippi State's baskets were 3-pointers, and 78.2% were 2-pointers.

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