SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Mississippi State at Auburn

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Mississippi State visits Auburn 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 along with a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Mississippi State 45.6 35.3 64.2 25 41.9 6.8 4.7 13.0 15.0
Mississippi State OPP 40.2 32.3 75.9 244 34.8 6.8 3.6 13.6 12.8
FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Auburn 43.7 32.6 70.4 25 43.1 6.4 6.2 15.0 16.3

Auburn OPP 43.9 33.2 69.1 305 40.0 8.7 3.9 12.7 14.2

Key: ORB=Offensive rebounds; RBPR=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%
D.J. Stewart MSU 16.4 42.6 37.1 77.2
Iverson Molinar MSU 16.3 47.8 46.7 82.1
Allen Flanigan AUB 14.3 47.4 34.6 77.6
Tolu Smith MSU 12.8 58.6 61.9
Jaylin Williams AUB 10.7 51.9 37.2 54.8

STEALS

F.Name L.Name Team STLs SPG
D.J. Stewart MSU 32 1.5
Iverson Molinar MSU 21 1.1
Sharife Cooper AUB 11 1.0
Cameron Matthews MSU 20 1.0

BLOCKS

F.Name L.Name Team BLKs BPG
Abdul Ado MSU 40 1.8
Jaylin Williams AUB 33 1.5
JT Thor AUB 26 1.2
Babatunde Akingbola AUB 24 1.1
Tolu Smith MSU 19 0.9
Dylan Cardwell AUB 16 0.7
Devan Cambridge AUB 12 0.5
Quinten Post MSU 10 0.5

REBOUNDS

F.Name L.Name Team DREBs REBs RPG
Tolu Smith MSU 76 184 8.4
Abdul Ado MSU 52 135 6.1
Allen Flanigan AUB 23 117 5.3
Jaylin Williams AUB 30 109 5.0
JT Thor AUB 33 102 4.6
Sharife Cooper AUB 7 48 4.4
Javian Davis MSU 29 75 4.2
Iverson Molinar MSU 5 75 3.9
Devan Cambridge AUB 24 81 3.7

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Mississippi State vs. Auburn Basketball Series History

Auburn leads 78-70.

College Basketball Ratings

Source Mississippi State Auburn
NCAA NET 76 71
Sagarin 69 64
ESPN BPI 58 73
Ken Pomeroy 64 66
Massey Composite 73 77

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

Auburn Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Tyrell Jones G 6′-1″ 195 SO
1 Jamal Johnson G 6′-4″ 195 JR
2 Sharife Cooper G 6′-1″ 180 FR
4 Javon Franklin F 6′-7″ 220 JR
5 Chris Moore F 6′-6″ 240 FR
10 JT Thor F 6′-10″ 205 FR
12 Lior Berman G 6′-4″ 215 SO
13 Babatunde Akingbola C 6′-10″ 245 SO
14 Preston Cook G 6′-4″ 205 JR
20 Ty Cressman F 6′-7″ 244 SO
20 Carter Sobera G 6′-5″ 187 FR
22 Allen Flanigan G 6′-6″ 215 SO
23 Jaylin Williams F 6′-8″ 230 SO
24 Justin Powell G 6′-6″ 205 FR
25 Chandler Leopard G 6′-3″ 195 SO
33 Chase Maasdorp G 6′-0″ 175 SO
35 Devan Cambridge G 6′-6″ 215 SO
44 Dylan Cardwell C 6′-11″ 250 FR

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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 72 Mississippi State 51
2/18/2021 Mississippi State PPD Auburn PPD
2/20/2021 Mississippi State 66 Ole Miss 56
2/24/2021 South Carolina 48 Mississippi State 69
2/27/2021 Alabama 64 Mississippi State 59
3/3/2021 Mississippi State 63 Texas A&M 57
3/6/2021 Mississippi State Auburn

Auburn Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/26/2020 Auburn 96 Saint Joseph’s 91
11/27/2020* Auburn 67 Gonzaga 90
11/30/2020 Auburn 55 UCF 63
12/4/2020 South Alabama 81 Auburn 90
12/12/2020 Memphis 71 Auburn 74
12/15/2020 Texas Southern 63 Auburn 80
12/19/2020 Troy 41 Auburn 77
12/22/2020 Appalachian St 53 Auburn 67
12/30/2020 Arkansas 97 Auburn 85
1/2/2021 Auburn 66 Texas A&M 68
1/6/2021 Auburn 61 Ole Miss 72
1/9/2021 Alabama 94 Auburn 90
1/13/2021 Auburn 95 Georgia 77
1/16/2021 Kentucky 59 Auburn 66
1/20/2021 Auburn 73 Arkansas 75
1/23/2021 Auburn 109 South Carolina 86
1/26/2021 Missouri 82 Auburn 88
1/30/2021 Auburn 72 Baylor 84
2/2/2021 Georgia 91 Auburn 86
2/6/2021 Ole Miss 86 Auburn 84
2/9/2021 Auburn 73 Vanderbilt 67
2/13/2021 Auburn 80 Kentucky 82
2/18/2021 Mississippi State PPD Auburn PPD
2/20/2021 Auburn 80 LSU 104
2/23/2021 Florida 74 Auburn 57
2/27/2021 Tennessee 72 Auburn 77
3/2/2021 Auburn 58 Alabama 70
3/6/2021 Mississippi State Auburn

Auburn Arena
Auburn Arena

Injuries and Suspensions

Mississippi State

[F] 03/05/2021 – Cameron Matthews is “?” Saturday vs Auburn (Undisclosed)

Auburn

[G] 01/25/2021 – Justin Powell is out indefinitely (Concussion)
(!)[G] 03/05/2021 – Sharife Cooper is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi St (Ankle)

Source: statfox.com

Mississippi State-Auburn Prediction

Auburn 77, Mississippi State 73


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

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