Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Old Dominion Monarchs - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Old Dominion Monarchs (9-6) at Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Reed Green Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Miss Golden Eagles +9.5 -- Over/Under: 115 See the Latest Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs look to stay perfect in conference action when they visit the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.
The Old Dominion Monarchs have been solid basketball and it’s just in time for conference play. The surging Monarchs have won five straight after a 56-53 victory at Louisiana Tech as a three point underdog on Thursday. ODU didn’t shoot the lights out at 42% but that was good enough with the Golden Eagles held to less then 35%. Trey Freeman save the Monarchs with a game high 21 points and five yanks on 10-21 from the field with Aaron Bacote netting 17 points on 6-10. Seven others totaled 18 points so this was a game where two players carried the offensive load.
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are in desperate need of some momentum before the season is soon lost. The Golden Eagles have lost four of five after an 82-76 loss to visiting Charlotte as a four point home dog Thursday. Defense wasn’t part of this game with the 49ers holding a 54%-50% shooting edge with both squads combining to go 23-52 from beyond the arc with the main difference being the Charlotte’s seven extra free throws. Kourtlin Jackson led Southern Miss with 16 points with Kejin Blevins adding 14 points and five yanks. Michael O’Donnell netted 13 points and hauled in nine rebounds with Khari Price scoring 12 points and posting seven helpers.
The under is 8-2 in ODU last 10 vs. Conference USA and ODU are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall while going are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. Conference USA. The under is 7-3 in Southern Miss last 10 overall. I say that Old Dominion is the right side if they continue to perform as they have been…