Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. South Alabama Jaguars - 2/18/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Alabama Jaguars (11-14) at Appalachian State Mountaineers (6-19)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Holmes Convocation Center)
The Line: Appalachian State Mountaineers -5.5 -- Over/Under: 146 See the Latest Odds
The Appalachian State Mountaineers will host the South Alabama Jaguars this Thursday.
The Appalachian State Mountaineers come into this game with a 6-19 record and are currently 10th in the Sun Belt Conference. The Mountaineers have dropped their last 5 games in a row. Through 25 games this season the leading scorer for the Mountaineers has been Frank Eaves who is averaging 19.2 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Ronshad Shabazz is second on the team worth 11.6 points per game and 3.7 rebounds.
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The South Alabama Jaguars come into this game with a 11-15 record and are currently 8th in the Sun Belt Conference. The Jaguars have won 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 61-54 loss to Troy. Through 26 games this season the leading scorer for the Jaguars has been Ken Williams who is averaging 14.8 points per game and 3.2 assists. Georgi Boyanov is second on the team with 11.3 points per game and 7.9 rebounds.
South Alabama is 7-1 against the spread in their last 8 Thursday games. The Jaguars are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing record. Appalachian State is 62 against the spread in their last 8 games following a loss. The Mountaineers are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games following a loss of more than 20 points.
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have been bad this season and have lost their las 5 games. South Alabama has been much better lately winning 2 out of their last 3 games. The Mounatineers have been playing bad lately so i will take the points with South Alabama.