Southern Miss vs. Florida International - 2/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida International Golden Panthers (11-12) at Southern Miss Golden Eagles (6-16)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Reed Green Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Miss Golden Eagles +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Fox Sports Net
The Florida International Golden Panthers and Southern Miss Golden Eagles play at the Reed Green Coliseum.
The Florida International Golden Panthers need a win after losing six of their last 10 games. On the season, FIU is averaging 62.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting and is allowing 65.2 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Dennis Mavin is averaging 17.6 points and three assists while Adrian Diaz is averaging 13.5 points and 6.9 rebounds. Daviyon Draper is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Dominique Williams is shooting 46.5 percent from the field. The Florida International Golden Panthers have four players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 62.4 percent from the line and 30.3 percent from deep. Defensively, FIU is allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in three of its last five games.
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have lost four straight games haven’t won a home game since mid-December. On the season, Southern Miss is averaging 59.1 points on 43.5 percent shooting and is allowing 70 points on 47 percent shooting. Chip Armelin is averaging 15.3 points and four rebounds while Matt Bingaya is averaging 14.1 points and 5.8 rebounds. Norville Carey is the third double-digit scorer and Rasham Suarez is dishing 3.6 assists. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have four players averaging at least 7.4 points, and they’re shooting 62.9 percent from the line and 34.6 percent from deep. Defensively, Southern Miss is allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or more points in four of its last five games.
The Golden Panthers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. The Golden Eagles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss.
Southern Miss hasn't won a home game since December 13th and has been the worst team in the C-USA by a mile. Not sure how anybody doesn't take the better FIU team and lay the bucket.