South Florida vs. SMU - 2/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Methodist Mustangs (19-2) at South Florida Bulls (5-19)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Sun Dome)
The Line: South Florida Bulls +16 -- Over/Under: 137.5 See the Latest Odds
The South Florida Bulls and the SMU Mustangs face off on Sunday in AAC college basketball action.
The South Florida Bulls are 5-19 this season and they have lost their last two games. South Florida is averaging 63.2 points per game and they are shooting 41.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.2 percent. Jahmal McMurray leads the Bulls averaging 15 points per game. Angel Nunez is averaging 10 points and 5.8 rebounds, Roddy Peters is averaging 9.8 points, and Chris Perry is averaging 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds. South Florida is 3-11 at home and 2-9 in the AAC.
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The SMU Mustangs are 19-2 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. SMU is averaging 79.4 points per game and they are shooting 50.1 percent from the floor while defensively they allowing 63.9 points per game and their opponents are shooting 39.6 percent. Nic Moore leads the Mustangs averaging 15.7 points per game. Ben Moore is averaging 12.9 points and 7.1 rebounds, Jordan Tolbert is averaging 12 points and 9.1 rebounds, and Keith Frazier is averaging 11.7 points. SMU is 5-2 on the road and 8-2 in the AAC.
South Florida is 4-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 15-33-1 against the spread in their last 49 home games, and 4-0 against the spread following a loss by 20 or more points. SMU is 1-4-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record and 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 Sunday games. The home team is 3-1-1 against the spread in the last five meetings of these two.
This just seems like a lot of points as SMU is the better team but not great against the number.