South Alabama Jaguars vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles - 12/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-6) at South Alabama Jaguars (3-5)
College Basketball: Monday, December 14, 2015 at 8:05 pm (Mitchell Center)
The Line: South Alabama Jaguars -6 -- Over/Under: 133.5 See the Latest Odds
The South Alabama Jaguars will take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles this Monday.
South Alabama comes into this game with a 3-5 record and 8th in the Sun Belt. The Jaguars have lost 2 out of their last three games. Their most recent game was a 68-55 loss to Middle Tennessee State. Through 8 games this season the leasing scorer for South Alabama has been Ken Williams who is averaging 15.1 points per game and 2.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists. Taishaun Johnson is second on the team with 10.2 points per game and 3.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists. South Alabama will try to bounce back with a win Monday.
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Southern Mississippi comes into this game with a 1-6 record and are currently 11th in the Conference USA. Their most recent game was their only win of the season against North Dakota State 74-62. Through 7 games this season the leading scorer of the Golden Eagles. Through 7 games this season Kari Price is leading the team with 10.6 points per game and 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists. Eddie Davis is second on the team with 8.7 points per game and 6.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists. Southern Mississippi will try to make it two in a row when they travel to South Alabama.
The Golden Eagles are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 non-conference games. Southern Mississippi are 8-0 against the spread in their last 8 games overall. South Alabama is 9-2 against the spread in their last 11 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. The Jaguars are 3-12 against the spread in their last 15 games vs. Conference USA games.
South Alabama and Southern Mississippi both come into this game struggling. Southern Mississippi has only won 1 game this season and it was against North dakota State. The Jaguars are the better team here and should win this game fairly easily. Take South Alabama to cover at home.