SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at Mississippi State

Vanderbilt at Mississippi State basketball game preview

Vanderbilt visits Mississippi State on Saturday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, team ratings, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Vanderbilt scores an average of 73.3 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 74.3 points per contest. Mississippi State scores an average of 71.2 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 66.6 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Vanderbilt 43.3 34.8 72.8 165 37.4 6.8 2.8 13.3 14.1
Vanderbilt OPP 47.3 35.9 70.0 133 36.0 7.0 4.1 13.4 13.5
FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Mississippi State 45.3 36.8 64.4 270 42.3 6.8 4.6 12.9 14.7
Mississippi State OPP 41.0 32.9 75.2 198 34.4 6.4 3.7 14.0 12.7

Key: ORB=Offensive rebounds; RBPG=Rebounds per game; SPG=Steals per game; BPG=Blocked shots per game; APG=Assists per game; TOPG=Turnovers per game.

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Statistical Leaders

SCORING

F.Name L.Name Team PPG FG% 3FG% FT%
Scotty Pippen VAN 20.4 44.9 37.8 80
D.J. Stewart MSU 17.0 43.0 37.1 77.2
Iverson Molinar MSU 16.8 46.6 47.4 82.1
Dylan Disu VAN 14.4 51.1 36.4 71.2
Tolu Smith MSU 13.1 58.5 61.6

STEALS

F.Name L.Name Team STLs SPG
Scotty Pippen VAN 24 1.6
D.J. Stewart MSU 30 1.4
Dylan Disu VAN 17 1.2
Jordan Wright VAN 16 1.2
Iverson Molinar MSU 19 1.1
Cameron Matthews MSU 20 1.0
Deivon Smith MSU 19 0.9

BLOCKS

F.Name L.Name Team BLKs BPG
Abdul Ado MSU 38 1.8
Dylan Disu VAN 18 1.3
Tolu Smith MSU 18 0.9
Quinten Post MSU 9 0.5
Quentin Millora-Brown VAN 4 0.4

REBOUNDS

F.Name L.Name Team DREBs REBs RPG
Tolu Smith MSU 75.0 103 8.5
Dylan Disu VAN 28.0 88 8.3
Abdul Ado MSU 52.0 82 6.4
Javian Davis MSU 28.0 45 4.3
Jordan Wright VAN 18.0 38 4.3
Quentin Millora-Brown VAN 22.0 18 4.0
Iverson Molinar MSU 5.0 64 3.8

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Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State Basketball Series History

Vanderbilt leads 78-50.

College Basketball Ratings

Source Vanderbilt Mississippi State
NCAA NET 149 80
Sagarin 131 70
ESPN BPI 130 58
Ken Pomeroy 131 69
Massey Composite 152 68

Vanderbilt Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Tyrin Lawrence G 6′-4″ 190 FR
1 Dylan Disu F 6′-9″ 220 SO
2 Scotty Pippen Jr. G 6′-1″ 170 SO
3 Maxwell Evans G 6′-2″ 190 SR
4 Jordan Wright G 6′-5″ 226 SO
5 D.J. Harvey G 6′-6″ 235 SR
10 Myles Stute F 6′-7″ 215 FR
11 Braelee Albert G 6′-5″ 220 SO
12 Trey Thomas G 5′-11″ 165 FR
13 Issac McBride G 6′-1″ 190 FR
14 Isaiah Rice G 5′-11″ 189 SR
15 Clevon Brown F 6′-8″ 232 SR
20 Max Adelman G 6′-5″ 210 FR
33 Drew Weikert G 6′-0″ 170 JR
34 Akeem Odusipe F 6′-9″ 230 FR
42 Quentin Millora-Brown F 6′-10″ 229 JR
50 Ejike Obinna F 6′-10″ 243 SR

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Jalen Johnson F 6′-6″ 210 SR
1 Iverson Molinar G 6′-3″ 190 SO
2 Javian Davis F 6′-9″ 245 SO
3 D.J. Stewart Jr. G 6′-6″ 205 SO
4 Cameron Matthews G 6′-7″ 220 FR
5 Deivon Smith G 6′-1″ 165 FR
11 Andersson Garcia G 6′-7″ 205 FR
20 Derek Fountain F 6′-9″ 210 FR
21 Justin Rumph G 6′-5″ 215 JR
24 Abdul Ado F 6′-11″ 255 SR
25 Isaac Stansbury G 6′-1″ 160 SO
30 Andrew Junkin F 6′-11″ 240 SO
32 Quinten Post F 7′-0″ 240 SO
33 Reggie Morris G 6′-1″ 160 FR
35 Tolu Smith F 6′-10″ 245 SO
55 Keondre Montgomery G 6′-7″ 200 FR

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Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/27/2020 Valparaiso 71 Vanderbilt 77
12/8/2020 Vanderbilt PPD SMU PPD
12/11/2020 NC Central PPD Vanderbilt PPD
12/13/2020 Miss Valley St 41 Vanderbilt 84
12/16/2020 Richmond 78 Vanderbilt 67
12/19/2020 Radford 50 Vanderbilt 59
12/22/2020 Vanderbilt 65 Davidson 85
12/27/2020 Vanderbilt 87 Alcorn State 59
12/30/2020 Florida 91 Vanderbilt 72
1/5/2021 Vanderbilt 74 Kentucky 77
1/9/2021 Mississippi St 84 Vanderbilt 81
1/12/2021 Vanderbilt PPD Missouri PPD
1/12/2021 Tennessee PPD Vanderbilt PPD
1/16/2021 Vanderbilt 61 Tennessee 81
1/20/2021 Texas A&M PPD Vanderbilt PPD
1/23/2021 Arkansas 92 Vanderbilt 71
1/27/2021 Vanderbilt 71 Florida 78
1/30/2021 South Carolina 81 Vanderbilt 93
2/3/2021 Vanderbilt PPD Texas A&M PPD
2/6/2021 Vanderbilt 70 Georgia 73
2/9/2021 Auburn 73 Vanderbilt 67
2/13/2021 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
2/17/2021 Kentucky Vanderbilt
2/20/2021 Vanderbilt Alabama
2/27/2021 Ole Miss Vanderbilt
3/2/2021 Vanderbilt LSU

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/25/2020* Mississippi St 42 Clemson 53
11/26/2020* Liberty 84 Mississippi St 73
11/30/2020 Texas State 51 Mississippi St 68
12/4/2020 North Texas 63 Mississippi St 69
12/8/2020 Jackson State 59 Mississippi St 82
12/12/2020 Mississippi St 82 Dayton 85
12/16/2020 Cent Arkansas 65 Mississippi St 81
12/21/2020 Mississippi Valley 48 Mississippi St 87
12/30/2020 Mississippi St 83 Georgia 73
1/2/2021 Kentucky 78 Mississippi St 73
1/5/2021 Missouri 63 Mississippi St 78
1/9/2021 Mississippi St 84 Vanderbilt 81
1/13/2021 Texas A&M 56 Mississippi St 55
1/16/2021 Florida 69 Mississippi St 72
1/19/2021 Ole Miss 64 Mississippi St 46
1/23/2021 Mississippi St 73 Alabama 81
1/26/2021 Mississippi St 53 Tennessee 56
1/30/2021 Iowa State 56 Mississippi St 95
2/2/2021 Mississippi St 45 Arkansas 61
2/6/2021 Mississippi State 75 South Carolina 59
2/10/2021 LSU 94 Mississippi State 80
2/13/2021 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
2/16/2021 Mississippi State Auburn
2/20/2021 Mississippi State Ole Miss
2/24/2021 South Carolina Mississippi State
2/27/2021 Alabama Mississippi State
3/3/2021 Mississippi State Texas A&M

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Injuries and Suspensions

Vanderbilt

[G] 01/16/2021 – Tyrin Lawrence is out for season (Knee)

Mississippi State

None reported.

Source: statfox.com

Vanderbilt-Mississippi State Prediction

Mississippi State 82, Vanderbilt 69


Saturday‘s game tips off at 1:00 PM ET. TV: SEC NETWORK.

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