SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Missouri at Mississippi State

Mississippi State-Missouri basketball preview

The Missouri Tigers visit the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Friday in Starkville in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Missouri scores an average of 66.0 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 70.6 points per contest. Mississippi State scores an average of 72.8 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 67.2 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Missouri 0.430 0.285 0.717 11.20 +1.16 6.76 4.04 11.96 14.12
Mississippi State 0.464 0.318 0.726 11.20 +6.44 7.88 3.64 13.80 12.92
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Missouri 0.441 0.285 35.00 33.84 0.33 -4.60 5.28 66.0 70.6
Mississippi State 0.433 0.318 36.52 30.08 0.34 +5.52 5.44 72.8 67.2

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3PT%– Three point field goal shootage percentage.
FT%– Free throw shooting percentage.
OREB– Offensive rebounds per game.
RBM– Average rebounding margin per game.
SPG– Steals per game.
BPG– Blocks per game.
APG– Assists per game.
TOPG– Turnovers per game.
Opp FG%– Opponent field goal percentage made.
Opp 3PT%– Opponent 3-point field goal percentage made.
RB Off– Rebounding Offense.
RB Def– Rebounding defense.
OFRB%– Offensive rebounding percentage.
Scor. M– Average game scoring margin.
3ptMPG– Three point shots made per game.
TM PPG– Team’s average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
3. Molinar, Iverson MSU 25 160 26 118 464 18.56
17. Brown, Kobe Mizzou 25 112 10 82 316 12.64

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
5. Molinar, Iverson MSU 25 160 335 0.478

3-point made per game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
1. Molinar, Iverson MSU 25 118 132 0.89
8. Brown, Kobe Mizzou 25 82 104 0.79

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total Avg. Per Game
5. Brown, Kobe Mizzou 25 58 141 199 7.96
9. Brooks, Garrison MSU 25 62 109 171 6.84
17. Millora-Brown, Quentin Brown, 25 59 83 142 5.68
19. James, Josiah-Jordan Jordan 22 29 94 123 5.59

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Missouri vs. Mississippi State Basketball Series History

Mississippi State leads 10-5

Missouri Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Anton Brookshire G 6′-1″ 170 FR
1 Amari Davis G 6′-2″ 175 JR
2 Sean Durugordon F 6′-5″ 210 FR
4 Javon Pickett G 6′-5″ 215 SR
5 Jarron Coleman G 6′-5″ 210 JR
11 Yaya Keita F 6′-8″ 240 FR
12 DaJuan Gordon G 6′-3″ 185 JR
13 Kaleb Brown G 6′-6″ 265 FR
21 Ronnie DeGray III F 6′-6″ 225 SO
23 Trevon Brazile F 6′-9″ 215 FR
24 Kobe Brown F 6′-8″ 255 JR
32 Jordan Wilmore F 7′-3″ 300 SO

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Rocket Watts G 6′-2″ 185 JR
1 Iverson Molinar G 6′-3″ 190 JR
2 Javian Davis F 6′-9″ 240 JR
3 Shakeel Moore G 6′-1″ 185 SO
4 Cameron Matthews G 6′-7″ 225 SO
5 Cam Carter G 6′-3″ 185 FR
10 Garrison Brooks F 6′-9″ 230 SR
11 Andersson Garcia G 6′-7″ 210 SO
12 Keshawn Murphy F 6′-10″ 245 FR
13 D.J. Jeffries F 6′-7″ 225 JR
20 Derek Fountain F 6′-9″ 225 SO
21 Justin Rumph G 6′-5″ 215 SR
24 Tyler Brumfield G 6′-1″ 180 FR
25 Isaac Stansbury G 6′-1″ 160 JR
35 Tolu Smith F 6′-11″ 245 JR
44 Alden Applewhite F 6′-7″ 200 FR

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Missouri Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 C Michigan 68 Missouri 78
11/15/2021 Kansas City 80 Missouri 66
11/18/2021 N Illinois 37 Missouri 54
11/21/2021 Missouri 80 SMU 75
11/22/2021 Florida State 81 Missouri 58
11/26/2021 Wichita State 61 Missouri 55
11/29/2021 Paul Quinn 59 Missouri 91
12/2/2021 Missouri 45 Liberty 66
12/7/2021 E Illinois 44 Missouri 72
12/11/2021 Missouri 65 Kansas 102
12/18/2021 Utah 75 Missouri 83
12/22/2021 Illinois 88 Missouri 63
12/29/2021 Missouri 56 Kentucky 83
1/5/2022 Mississippi State PPD Missouri PPD
1/8/2022 Alabama 86 Missouri 92
1/12/2022 Missouri 87 Arkansas 43
1/15/2022 Texas A&M 67 Missouri 64
1/18/2022 Missouri 78 Ole Miss 53
1/22/2022 Missouri 76 Alabama 86
1/25/2022 Auburn 55 Missouri 54
1/29/2022 Missouri 50 Iowa State 67
2/2/2022 Florida 66 Missouri 65
2/5/2022 Missouri 70 Texas A&M 66
2/8/2022 Missouri 62 Vanderbilt 70
2/12/2022 Ole Miss 68 Missouri 74
2/15/2022 Arkansas 76 Missouri 57
2/19/2022 Missouri Mississippi State
2/22/2022 Tennessee Missouri
2/26/2022 Missouri LSU
3/1/2022 Missouri South Carolina
3/5/2022 Georgia Missouri

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/10/2021 North Alabama 49 Mississippi State 75
11/13/2021 Montana 49 Mississippi State 86
11/17/2021 Detroit Mercy 64 Mississippi State 77
11/21/2021 Morehead State 46 Mississippi State 66
11/25/2021 Mississippi State 58 Louisville 72
11/27/2021 Mississippi State 82 Richmond 71
12/2/2021 Lamar 60 Mississippi State 75
12/5/2021 Minnesota 81 Mississippi State 76
12/11/2021 Mississippi State 63 Colorado State 66
12/14/2021 Georgia State 50 Mississippi State 79
12/17/2021 Furman 66 Mississippi State 69
12/21/2021 Winthrop 63 Mississippi State 84
12/29/2021 Arkansas 68 Mississippi State 81
1/5/2022 Mississippi State PPD Missouri PPD
1/8/2022 Mississippi State 72 Ole Miss 82
1/12/2022 Georgia 72 Mississippi State 88
1/15/2022 Alabama 76 Mississippi State 78
1/19/2022 Mississippi State 72 Florida 80
1/22/2022 Ole Miss 60 Mississippi State 78
1/25/2022 Mississippi State 74 Kentucky 82
1/29/2022 Mississippi State 50 Texas Tech 76
2/1/2022 South Carolina 64 Mississippi State 78
2/5/2022 Mississippi State 55 Arkansas 63
2/9/2022 Tennessee 72 Mississippi State 63
2/12/2022 Mississippi State 65 LSU 69
2/16/2022 Mississippi State 75 Alabama 80
2/19/2022 Missouri Mississippi State
2/23/2022 Mississippi State South Carolina
2/26/2022 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
3/2/2022 Auburn Mississippi State
3/5/2022 Mississippi State Texas A&M

Injuries and Suspensions

Missouri

[G] 02/17/2022 – Anton Brookshire is “?” Friday vs Mississippi St (Wrist)
[F] 02/17/2022 – Jordan Wilmore is “?” Friday vs Mississippi St (Back)
[F] 02/18/2022 – Yaya Keita is out indefinitely (Knee)

Mississippi State

[G] 02/17/2022 – Rocket Watts is “?” Friday vs Missouri (Arm)
[F] 12/01/2021 – Keshawn Murphy is out for season (Redshirt)

Source: statfox.com

Missouri-Mississippi State Prediction

Mississippi State 78, Missouri 71


Saturday‘s game tips off at 8:30 PM ET. TV: SEC Network.

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