3/2/2024 Auburn v. Mississippi State Game Preview

March 2, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET
Conference Regular Season

Neville Arena
Auburn, Alabama

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Auburn vs. Mississippi State Prediction: Odds, Spread & Insights for Saturday, March 2

The No. 11 Auburn Tigers (21-7, 10-5 SEC) are welcoming in the Mississippi State Bulldogs (19-9, 8-7 SEC) for a contest between SEC foes at Neville Arena, starting at 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

The matchup on Saturday between the Tigers and the Bulldogs sees the Tigers as a double-digit favorite by 10.5 points. Bookmakers have set the over/under for the game at 146.5.

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Auburn vs. Mississippi State game info

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN2
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  • Location: Auburn, Alabama
  • Venue: Neville Arena
  • Spread: Auburn -10.5
  • Moneylines: Auburn -600, Mississippi State +425
  • Total: 146.5

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Prediction: Who will win the Auburn vs. Mississippi State game?

  • Prediction: Auburn 78, Mississippi State 69
  • Pick ATS: Mississippi State (+10.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (146.5)

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Auburn vs. Mississippi State betting insights

  • Auburn has compiled a 15-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Tigers have been favored by 10.5 points or more 12 times this season, and covered the spread in eight of those matchups.
  • Mississippi State has won 12 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 14 times.
  • Auburn and its opponents have gone over 146.5 combined points in 12 of 26 games this season.
  • Bulldogs games this season have had a combined scoring total higher than 146.5 points in 12 of 26 outings.
  • These teams score a combined 158.2 points per game, 11.7 more points than this matchup's over/under.

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Auburn vs. Mississippi State stat comparison

Auburn Rank Auburn AVG Mississippi State AVG Mississippi State Rank
15th 82.8 Points Scored 75.4 131st
78th 68.2 Points Allowed 68.3 81st
54th 38.3 Rebounds 39.0 37th
68th 10.1 Off. Rebounds 10.9 33rd
123rd 8.0 3pt Made 7.4 191st
10th 17.6 Assists 14.5 101st
78th 10.2 Turnovers 12.4 285th

Auburn top performers

  • Johni Broome: 16.3 PTS, 8.6 REB, 2.3 BLK, 55.2 FG%, 37.1 3PT% (23-for-62)
  • Jaylin Williams: 12.9 PTS, 57.5 FG%, 40.5 3PT% (30-for-74)
  • Chad Baker: 10.3 PTS, 1.1 STL, 45.4 FG%, 42.7 3PT% (32-for-75)
  • Tre Donaldson: 6.7 PTS, 48.6 FG%, 36.5 3PT% (19-for-52)
  • Dylan Cardwell: 4.9 PTS, 1.4 BLK, 67.5 FG%

Mississippi State top performers

  • Cameron Matthews: 9.5 PTS, 2.1 STL, 64.0 FG%, 11.1 3PT% (2-for-18)
  • Josh Hubbard: 15.9 PTS, 38.9 FG%, 36.4 3PT% (83-for-228)
  • Tolu Smith: 17.1 PTS, 8.3 REB, 60.5 FG%
  • D.J. Jeffries: 6.0 PTS, 37.3 FG%, 27.8 3PT% (22-for-79)
  • Shakeel Moore: 8.8 PTS, 48.3 FG%, 37.9 3PT% (25-for-66)

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2023-2024 Team Stats

GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
Mississippi State3539.974.126.257.9.4527.222.3.32114.521.7.67010.924.335.214.08.13.112.416.6
Auburn3539.983.128.960.6.4768.022.7.35217.423.2.75010.124.935.017.87.46.110.419.4
MISST Opponents3540.069.124.157.6.4197.123.7.29813.818.3.7528.521.429.911.77.33.811.918.0
AUB Opponents3539.968.322.458.0.3865.919.4.30217.724.1.73410.121.431.59.66.73.212.019.0


Head to Head Since 2002-2003

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Jan 27, 2024
Auburn
Mississippi State
58 - 64
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Jan 14, 2023
Mississippi State
Auburn
63 - 69
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Mar 2, 2022
Auburn
Mississippi State
81 - 68
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Mar 6, 2021
Mississippi State
Auburn
71 - 78
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Feb 18, 2021
Mississippi State
Auburn
0 - 0 - Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Jan 4, 2020
Auburn
Mississippi State
80 - 68
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Mar 2, 2019
Mississippi State
Auburn
75 - 80
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Jan 26, 2019
Auburn
Mississippi State
84 - 92
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Jan 13, 2018
Auburn
Mississippi State
76 - 68
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 7, 2017
Mississippi State
Auburn
92 - 98
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Mar 5, 2016
Auburn
Mississippi State
66 - 79
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Mar 11, 2015
Auburn
Mississippi State
74 - 68
Auburn
Conference Tournament Bridgestone Arena
Jan 21, 2015
Mississippi State
Auburn
78 - 71
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Feb 15, 2014
Mississippi State
Auburn
82 - 92
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Jan 22, 2014
Auburn
Mississippi State
74 - 82
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Mar 9, 2013
Auburn
Mississippi State
71 - 74
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 18, 2012
Mississippi State
Auburn
55 - 65
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Feb 4, 2012
Auburn
Mississippi State
88 - 91
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 12, 2011
Mississippi State
Auburn
62 - 65
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Neville Arena
Jan 16, 2011
Auburn
Mississippi State
66 - 85
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Mar 3, 2010
Mississippi State
Auburn
80 - 89
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum
Feb 13, 2010
Auburn
Mississippi State
75 - 85
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 28, 2009
Auburn
Mississippi State
76 - 58
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 14, 2009
Mississippi State
Auburn
76 - 91
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum
Feb 27, 2008
Auburn
Mississippi State
78 - 89
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 9, 2008
Mississippi State
Auburn
83 - 64
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum
Feb 10, 2007
Mississippi State
Auburn
91 - 83
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum
Jan 20, 2007
Auburn
Mississippi State
76 - 87
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 22, 2006
Mississippi State
Auburn
71 - 75
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum
Feb 4, 2006
Auburn
Mississippi State
53 - 71
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 5, 2005
Mississippi State
Auburn
76 - 90
Auburn
Conference Regular Season Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum
Jan 5, 2005
Auburn
Mississippi State
53 - 90
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Mar 2, 2004
Auburn
Mississippi State
91 - 105
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Jan 31, 2004
Mississippi State
Auburn
73 - 68
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum
Mar 8, 2003
Auburn
Mississippi State
45 - 67
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Humphrey Coliseum
Feb 19, 2003
Mississippi State
Auburn
63 - 46
Mississippi State
Conference Regular Season Beard Eaves Memorial Coliseum

2023-2024 Mississippi State Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Davis J. Hubbard D. Jeffries C. Matthews T. Smith
Rotation S. Moore   S. Jones, Jr.   J. Bell, Jr.
Lim PT I. Stansbury T. Fort A. Myers K. Murphy G. Chol
Lim PT A. Taylor M. Russell   J. Scott  

2023-2024 Auburn Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Holloway D. Jones C. Baker-Mazara J. Williams J. Broome
Rotation K. Johnson T. Donaldson C. Moore C. Johnson  
Rotation       D. Cardwell  
Lim PT P. Patterson B. Muschalek C. Sobera A. Scott H. Alexander
Lim PT J. Harper C. Williams L. Berman    

Mississippi State Bulldogs Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
20 Harrison Alexander F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Jimmy Bell, Jr. C 35 15.6 5.0 1.7 3.7 .469 0.0 0.0 .000 1.5 2.3 .646 1.7 3.2 4.9 0.5 0.4 0.6 1.3 1.5
34 Gai Chol C 15 6.6 2.3 0.8 1.3 .600 0.0 0.0 .000 0.7 0.7 1.000 0.7 0.7 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 1.0
10 Dashawn Davis G 35 23.7 6.6 2.3 6.1 .376 0.9 2.7 .333 1.1 1.6 .702 0.3 1.5 1.8 2.7 1.6 0.1 1.3 1.3
11 Trey Fort G 20 11.2 5.0 1.7 4.5 .382 1.1 3.1 .349 0.5 0.7 .643 0.5 1.3 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.8
13 Josh Hubbard G 35 27.6 17.1 5.3 13.7 .385 3.1 8.7 .355 3.5 4.1 .853 0.3 1.9 2.2 1.7 0.7 0.1 1.2 1.4
40 Trey Jackson III G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
0 D.J. Jeffries SF 33 26.2 6.5 2.3 5.6 .411 0.8 2.9 .278 1.1 1.8 .593 1.1 4.5 5.6 1.6 1.0 0.4 1.3 1.6
5 Shawn Jones, Jr. F 35 17.1 4.5 1.7 3.9 .420 0.5 1.9 .277 0.7 0.9 .767 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.8 2.1
4 Cameron Matthews F 35 28.7 9.4 3.7 6.0 .624 0.1 0.7 .087 1.9 3.4 .555 2.5 4.4 6.8 2.9 2.1 0.7 2.2 3.5
3 Shakeel Moore PG 33 23.4 7.9 2.9 6.2 .468 0.9 2.4 .362 1.2 1.7 .702 0.3 1.9 2.2 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.1 1.6
12 KeShawn Murphy F 21 13.3 4.7 1.9 4.0 .459 0.2 1.3 .179 0.8 1.1 .696 1.2 1.9 3.1 1.0 0.2 0.4 1.0 1.1
2 Adrian Myers F 11 3.1 0.9 0.4 1.0 .364 0.2 0.8 .222 0.0 0.0 .000 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.4
21 Martavious Russell G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Jaquan Scott F 11 5.6 1.2 0.5 1.4 .400 0.0 0.1 .000 0.1 0.5 .200 0.5 1.0 1.5 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.8
1 Tolu Smith F 23 28.3 15.0 5.5 9.7 .565 0.0 0.0 .000 4.0 6.9 .582 3.3 4.8 8.1 1.3 0.7 0.4 2.6 2.5
25 Isaac Stansbury G 8 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.1
23 Andrew Taylor PG 6 12.7 4.5 1.7 4.2 .400 1.0 2.5 .400 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.5 1.2 1.7 1.5 0.3 0.0 0.3 1.2

Auburn Tigers Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
42 Haston Alexander C 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
10 Chad Baker-Mazara F 35 21.7 10.0 2.9 6.5 .452 1.1 2.6 .418 3.0 3.5 .876 0.9 2.8 3.7 2.2 1.0 0.5 1.1 2.5
24 Lior Berman GF 28 6.4 1.7 0.6 1.3 .444 0.2 0.6 .353 0.4 0.5 .667 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.7
4 Johni Broome C 35 24.7 16.5 6.2 11.4 .548 0.8 2.3 .354 3.2 5.2 .615 2.5 6.1 8.5 2.2 0.9 2.2 1.6 2.4
44 Dylan Cardwell PF 35 14.6 5.3 2.1 2.9 .709 0.1 0.1 .400 1.1 1.8 .587 1.7 2.0 3.7 1.2 0.6 1.6 0.8 2.3
33 Lucas Clanton G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Tre Donaldson G 35 19.2 6.7 2.5 5.4 .471 0.8 1.9 .412 0.8 1.1 .784 0.3 2.1 2.4 3.2 0.8 0.0 1.3 1.1
55 Jalen Harper G 11 1.5 0.4 0.2 0.9 .200 0.0 0.3 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
1 Aden Holloway G 35 20.2 7.3 2.3 7.4 .318 1.5 4.9 .302 1.2 1.5 .774 0.3 1.2 1.5 2.7 0.5 0.0 0.9 1.2
31 Chaney Johnson F 35 15.2 4.7 1.8 3.7 .500 0.3 0.9 .273 0.8 1.1 .744 0.9 2.5 3.4 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.9 2.4
0 K.D. Johnson G 35 17.8 7.1 2.3 6.0 .378 0.7 2.7 .271 1.9 2.4 .774 0.3 1.5 1.8 1.3 1.1 0.2 0.9 2.6
12 Denver Jones SG 35 21.9 9.1 2.8 6.4 .442 1.5 3.5 .418 2.0 2.3 .863 0.5 1.4 1.9 1.3 0.7 0.1 0.9 1.2
5 Chris Moore F 34 14.1 2.5 0.9 1.9 .477 0.2 0.7 .261 0.5 0.6 .773 0.8 1.0 1.8 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.5 1.2
21 Blake Muschalek G 13 1.6 0.6 0.0 0.2 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.6 1.0 .615 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
14 Presley Patterson G 2 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
23 Addarin Scott F 13 1.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 .667 0.0 0.0 .000 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3
20 Carter Sobera G 14 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
22 Reed Trapp F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
13 C.J. Williams G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Jaylin Williams PF 34 24.2 12.4 4.5 7.8 .574 1.0 2.5 .395 2.5 3.0 .832 1.1 3.4 4.4 1.9 0.7 0.7 1.1 1.8

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