The No. 7 Baylor Bears and No. 8 Ole Miss Rebels both look to end their season with a fifth straight victory when they collide in the 2022 Sugar Bowl on Saturday. Baylor is coming off a 21-16 triumph over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 title game, while Ole Miss topped Mississippi State 31-21 in their annual Egg Bowl matchup. Kickoff from Caesars Superdome in New Orleans is scheduled for 8:45 p.m. ET.
The Rebels are one-point favorites in the latest Ole Miss vs. Baylor odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 58. (See the latest college football lines for all of this week's games on our college football odds page.)
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The model knows Ole Miss has won back-to-back bowl games and 12 of its last 14 after posting a 26-20 victory over Indiana in last year's Outback Bowl. The Rebels possess the fourth-ranked offense in the nation with an average of 506.7 yards and are tied for 16th in scoring at 35.9 points per contest. Junior quarterback Matt Corral is 16th in the country with 3,339 passing yards and has thrown for 20 touchdowns while running for another 11.
The model also knows Baylor tied the school record of 11 wins with its triumph over Oklahoma State, which resulted in its Big 12 championship and the 10th overall conference title in program history. The Bears are 16th in the nation in rushing at 214.7 yards per game and own the same ranking against the run, as they're allowing an average of 116.8 yards on the ground. Senior running back Abram Smith leads the rushing attack with 1,429 yards, which is the eighth-most in the country.
Now the model has simulated Ole Miss vs. Baylor 10,000 times, and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under on the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time. You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in your own picks.
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