Daytona vs. Mississippi NIT Semi-Final Betting Odds

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Daytona vs. Mississippi NIT Semi-Final Betting Odds

Daytona vs. Mississippi NIT Semi-Final betting odds were all over the map heading into Tuesday evening.   After opening at -2, Mississippi finds itself the +1 ½ dog at Hollywood Sports Book

The Dayton Flyers and the Mississippi Rebels meet in a NIT Semi-Final tonight in Madison Square Garden in a game that will be broadcast on ESPN2 at 7:00 EDT.

Mississippi played a thriller against Texas Tech in their last game, eventually winning 90-87 in double overtime. Mississippi has won 7 of their last 8 games SU to make it to New York for the NIT Semi-Finals. The biggest reason for their success in the NIT has been their offense. The Rebels are averaging 88 PPG in their 3 tournament games thus far. This is the 2nd time in school history that the Rebels have played in the NIT Semi-Finals. Mississippi is 24-10 SU and 18-11-1 ATS overall this season. The Rebels are 9-6 SU and 11-4 ATS away from home this season, including 3-2 SU in neutral court contests. The Rebels are 7-5-1 ATS as a single digit favorite this season. G Terrico White has been unstoppable in the NIT, averaging 21.7 PPG. White has shot better than 46% from the field and better than 40% from the 3 point line during this tournament. F Murphy Holloway is averaging 11.3 PPG and 9.7 RPG over his past 10 games for the Rebels. Mississippi plays at

a frenetic pace, and it typically catches unfamiliar teams off guard. The Rebels are 8-4 ATS in non-conference games this season.

The Rebels are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 3-1-1 in the Rebels last 5 neutral site games. Guard Will Bogan is questionable with a hand injury tonight.

Dayton has had lofty expectations since the beginning of the season. While they haven't lived up to their hopes during the regular season, the Flyers are playing great in the postseason. Dayton has beaten 2 proud programs on the road in their last 2 games, Cincinnati and Illinois. Dayton is excited to play Mississippi, as the Flyers have had their most success against teams that play uptempo. Dayton has scored at least 70 PTS in 4 of their past 5 contests. Dayton is 23-12 SU and 16-15-1 ATS overall this season. The Flyers are 7-10 SU and 8-8-1 ATS away from home this season, including 2-3 SU in neutral court settings. Dayton is 5-4-1 ATS as the listed underdog this season. Dayton has done well outside of conference play, going 10-4 ATS against non-conference opponents this season. F Chris Wright leads the Flyers with 13.8 PPG and 7.1 RPG this season. Wright was a 1st team A-10 conference player, but still needs to be more consistent during games. F Chris

Johnson is the only other Flyers player that averages double figures this season. Johnson averages 11.5 PPG and 6.8 RPG this season for Dayton.

Dayton is 7-0 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games. The under is 7-2 in their last 9 non-conference games. The Flyers are extremely healthy, as they don't have anyone on their roster even listed as injured. projects the final score to be 76-75 in favor of the Mississippi Rebels. The over 142 is the Total of the Day!

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