SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at Mississippi State

Vanderbilt at Mississippi State basketball game preview

The Vanderbilt Commodores visit the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday 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

Vanderbilt scores an average of 69.4 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 66.9 points per contest. Mississippi State scores an average of 71.5 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 66.1 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Vanderbilt 0.417 0.328 0.693 9.89 -1.37 7.85 3.37 11.11 13.63
Mississippi State 0.458 0.303 0.724 11.25 +5.89 8.00 3.46 13.32 12.86
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Vanderbilt 0.419 0.301 34.07 35.44 0.28 +2.48 8.04 69.4 66.9
Mississippi State 0.428 0.319 36.29 30.39 0.34 +5.32 5.07 71.5 66.1

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

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
1. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 27 164 43 162 533 19.7
3. Molinar, Iverson MSU 28 172 26 134 504 18.0

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
6. Molinar, Iverson MSU 28 172 362 0.475
10. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 27 164 386 0.425

3-point made per game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
8. Stute, Myles Vandy 27 55 2.04

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
2. Molinar, Iverson MSU 28 134 153 0.876
7. Wright, Jordan Vandy 27 74 92 0.804

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total Avg. Per Game
8. Brooks, Garrison MSU 28 75 118 193 6.89
11. Wright, Jordan Vandy 27 40 124 164 6.07
15. Millora-Brown, Quentin Vandy 27 67 90 157 5.81

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Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State Basketball Series History

Vanderbilt leads 79-51

Vanderbilt Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Tyrin Lawrence G 6′-4″ 195 SO
1 Peyton Daniels G 6′-2″ 185 FR
2 Scotty Pippen Jr. G 6′-3″ 185 JR
3 Rodney Chatman G 6′-1″ 215 SR
4 Jordan Wright F 6′-6″ 215 JR
5 Shane Dezonie G 6′-5″ 215 FR
10 Myles Stute F 6′-7″ 210 SO
11 Gabe Dorsey G 6′-6″ 215 FR
12 Trey Thomas G 5′-11″ 160 SO
15 Terren Frank F 6′-8″ 240 SO
20 Max Adelman F 6′-5″ 205 SO
21 Liam Robbins C 7′-0″ 250 SR
22 Graham Calton G 6′-5″ 200 FR
23 Jamaine Mann G 6′-6″ 230 SO
33 Drew Weikert G 6′-0″ 170 SR
42 Quentin Millora-Brown F 6′-10″ 235 SR

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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Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/10/2021 Alabama State 72 Vanderbilt 91
11/14/2021 Texas State 60 Vanderbilt 79
11/17/2021 VCU 48 Vanderbilt 37
11/20/2021 Winthrop 63 Vanderbilt 77
11/24/2021 Vanderbilt 68 Pittsburgh 52
11/29/2021 Miss Valley St 36 Vanderbilt 75
12/4/2021 Vanderbilt 72 SMU 84
12/7/2021 Temple 72 Vanderbilt 68
12/10/2021 Loyola Chicago 69 Vanderbilt 58
12/18/2021 Austin Peay 51 Vanderbilt 77
12/23/2021 Vanderbilt 68 Hawai’i 54
12/24/2021 Vanderbilt 69 BYU 67
12/25/2021 Vanderbilt Canc. Stanford Canc.
1/4/2022 Vanderbilt 75 Arkansas 74
1/8/2022 South Carolina 72 Vanderbilt 70
1/11/2022 Kentucky 78 Vanderbilt 66
1/15/2022 Vanderbilt 73 Georgia 66
1/18/2022 Tennessee 68 Vanderbilt 60
1/22/2022 Vanderbilt 42 Florida 61
1/26/2022 Vanderbilt 61 South Carolina 70
1/29/2022 Georgia 77 Vanderbilt 85
2/2/2022 Vanderbilt 70 Kentucky 77
2/5/2022 LSU 66 Vanderbilt 75
2/8/2022 Missouri 62 Vanderbilt 70
2/12/2022 Vanderbilt 64 Tennessee 73
2/16/2022 Vanderbilt 80 Auburn 94
2/19/2022 Texas A&M 67 Vanderbilt 72
2/22/2022 Alabama 74 Vanderbilt 72
2/26/2022 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
3/1/2022 Florida Vanderbilt
3/5/2022 Vanderbilt Ole Miss

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 49 Mississippi State 68
2/23/2022 Mississippi State 56 South Carolina 66
2/26/2022 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
3/2/2022 Auburn Mississippi State
3/5/2022 Mississippi State Texas A&M

Injuries and Suspensions

Vanderbilt

[G] 02/21/2022 – Rodney Chatman is out indefinitely (Hamstring)

Mississippi State

[F] 12/01/2021 – Keshawn Murphy is out for season (Redshirt)
[G] 02/23/2022 – Rocket Watts is “?” (Arm)

Source: statfox.com

Vanderbilt-Mississippi State Prediction

Mississippi State 76, Vanderbilt 67

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.


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

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