South Alabama Jaguars vs. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (15-12) at South Alabama Jaguars (12-15)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8:05 pm (Mitchell Center)
The Line: South Alabama Jaguars -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks will travel to play the South Alabama Jaguars in a Sun Belt game on Thursday.
The South Alabama Jaguars are 12-15 (7-9) and are coming off of a win against Appalachian State by a score of 75-71. South Alabama has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently tied for 6th in the Sun Belt standings. South Alabama is averaging 69.3 points per game while giving up 73.3 points per game. South Alabama is also averaging 37.7 rebounds per game and 10.6 assists per game. Ken Williams is averaging 15.2 points per game and 3.2 assists per game for South Alabama. Georgi Boyanov is averaging 11.1 points per game and 8 rebounds per game for the Jaguars. South Alabama is shooting 65.8% on free throws, 31.8% on three-pointers, and 41% on all field goal attempts.
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The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 15-12 (11-5) and are coming off of a win against Texas-Arlington by a score of 64-61. Louisiana-Monroe has won 5 games in a row and is currently 2nd in the Sun Belt standings. Louisiana-Monroe defeated South Alabama by a score of 100-68 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Louisiana-Monroe is averaging 73.2 points per game while giving up 70.3 points per game. Louisiana-Monroe is also averaging 37.1 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game. Majok Deng is averaging 19.3 points per game and 7 rebounds per game for Louisiana-Monroe. Justin Roberson is averaging 14.1 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game for the Warhawks. Louisiana-Monroe is shooting 70.3% on free throws, 36% on three-pointers, and 45.5% on all field goal attempts.
Louisiana-Monroe is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games. Louisiana-Monroe is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games. The over is 8-2 in Louisiana-Monroe’s last 10 games. South Alabama is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games. South Alabama is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The over is 6-2 in South Alabama’s last 8 home games. Louisiana-Monroe is 10-2 ATS in these two teams last 12 meetings.
Louisiana-Monroe destroyed South Alabama in the first meeting between these teams, but South Alabama will be at home for this game. Louisiana-Monroe has been impressive this season and is fighting for the top spot in the Sun Belt. I like Louisiana-Monroe on the road here.