Friday's game between the Ole Miss Rebels (3-0) and the Sam Houston Bearkats (1-2) at C.M. 'Tad' Smith Coliseum has a good chance to be a one-sided matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 78-61 and heavily favors Ole Miss to come out on top. Game time is at 9:00 PM ET on November 17.

According to our computer prediction, Ole Miss projects to cover the 9.5-point spread in its matchup against Sam Houston. The total is listed at 131.5, and the two sides are projected to hit the over.

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Sam Houston vs. Ole Miss Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV: SEC Network+
  • Where: University, Florida
  • Venue: C.M. 'Tad' Smith Coliseum
  • Line: Ole Miss -9.5
  • Point Total: 131.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Ole Miss -500, Sam Houston +340

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Sam Houston vs. Ole Miss Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Ole Miss 78, Sam Houston 61

Spread & Total Prediction for Sam Houston vs. Ole Miss

  • Pick ATS: Ole Miss (-9.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (131.5)

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Sam Houston Performance Insights

  • Sam Houston put up 72.2 points per game last season (162nd-ranked in college basketball), but it really played well on defense, ceding only 59.3 points per game (fourth-best).
  • The Bearkats grabbed 33.9 boards per game last year (58th-ranked in college basketball), and they ceded just 26.6 rebounds per contest (sixth-best).
  • Last season Sam Houston ranked 143rd in college basketball in assists, putting up 13.5 per game.
  • With 15.7 forced turnovers per game, the Bearkats ranked 14th-best in college basketball. They ranked 235th in college basketball by averaging 12.4 turnovers per contest.
  • The Bearkats ranked 17th-best in college basketball with a three-point shooting percentage of 37.9%. They ranked 92nd in college basketball by making 8.1 treys per contest.
  • Sam Houston allowed 7.7 three-pointers per game (240th-ranked in college basketball). It allowed opponents to shoot 33.0% (120th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • Last season Sam Houston took 62.7% two-pointers, accounting for 69% of the team's baskets. It shot 37.3% from beyond the arc (31% of the team's baskets).

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