Tulane vs. Southern Miss - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Miss Golden Eagles (2-7) at Tulane Green Wave (6-6)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Devlin Fieldhouse)
The Line: Tulane Green Wave -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles and Tulane Green Wave square off Tuesday at the Devlin Fieldhouse.
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles could use a strong road win to climb out of a 2-7 hole. The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are averaging 55.8 points on 35.9 percent shooting and allowing 64.4 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Khari Price is averaging 11.1 points and 3.1 assists while Eddie Davis III is averaging 9.1 points and 5.9 rebounds. Kourtlin Jackson is dishing 1.8 assists and Keljin Blevins is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. Southern Miss is allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.8 turnovers per game. The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles have lost 10 of their last 12 road games.
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The Tulane Green Wave need a bounce back win after losing three of their last four games. The Tulane Green Wave are averaging 68.6 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 67.8 points on 40.2 eprcent shooting. Louis Dabney is averaging 13.9 points and 2.3 assists while Malik Morgan is averaging 10.8 points and five rebounds. Dylan Osetkowski is the third double-digit scorer and Jernard Jarreau is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The Tulane Green Wave are shooting 30.4 percent from beyond the arc and 64 percent from the free throw line. Tulane is allowing 33.8 percent shooting from beyond the arc and is forcing 13.1 turnovers per game. The Tulane Green Wave have split their last eight home games.
The Golden Eagles are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games and 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Green Wave are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 home games vs. a team with a losing road record and 3-11 ATS in their last 14 home games. The Golden Eagles are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Tulane and 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Southern Miss is simply a depleted team that's going to lose a ton of games this season. So, while Tulane isn't anything special in its own right, the Green Wave do have enough to win this game by double digits at home.