Louisiana-Monroe vs. South Alabama - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Alabama Jaguars (7-11) at Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (7-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Fant-Ewing Coliseum)
The Line: Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Alabama Jaguars and Louisiana Monroe Warhawks meet Saturday at the Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
The South Alabama Jaguars need a victory after losing five of their last seven games. The South Alabama Jaguars are averaging 68.3 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 75.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Ken Williams is averaging 14.6 points and 2.8 assists while Georgi Boyanov is averaging 10.4 points and 7.4 rebounds. Nick Stover is dishing 1.9 assists and Barrington Stevens is grabbing three rebounds. The South Alabama Jaguars are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 62.8 percent from the free throw line. The Jaguars are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game. The South Alabama Jaguars have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks need a victory after losing six of their last eight games. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are averaging 66 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 70.5 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Majok Deng is averaging 19.5 points and 7.5 rebounds while Justin Roberson is averaging 11.7 points and 2.5 assists. Nick Coppola is dishing 4.7 assists and Travis Munnings is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. The Warhawks are allowing percent 30.9 shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.2 rebounds per game. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Jaguars are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Warhawks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win. The Jaguars are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Louisiana-Monroe and 2-9 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
South Alabama enters this game in bad form and has had very little success on the road. Lousisana Monroe plays its best ball on its home court. Give me the home team here.