Southern Miss vs. North Dakota State - 12/6/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
North Dakota State Bison (5-2) at Southern Miss Golden Eagles (0-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 5:30 pm (Reed Green Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Miss Golden Eagles +11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Dakota State Bison and Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles meet Sunday afternoon at the Reed Green Coliseum.
The North Dakota State Bison hope to keep the ball rolling after winning four of their last five games. The North Dakota State Bison are averaging 73.5 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Paul Miller is averaging 19.7 points and 5.4 rebounds while A.J. Jacobson is averaging 14.4 points and 1.4 assists. Malik Clements is the third double-digit scorer and Kory Brown is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The North Dakota State Bison are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. North Dakota State is averaging just 10 turnovers and is allowing just 30.9 percent shooting from deep. The North Dakota State Bison have split their last 10 road games.
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The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles could use a victory after a brutal 0-6 start to the year. The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are averaging 53.8 points on 34.5 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Khari Price is averaging 10.5 points and 2.8 assists while Michael Ramey is averaging 7.8 points and 1.5 rebounds. Eddie Davis III is grabbing 6.8 rebounds and Kourtlin Jackson is dishing 1.4 assists. The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are shooting 32.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. Southern Miss is averaging 15 turnovers and has scored no more than 60 points in five of its six games. The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles have lost 20 of their last 24 games.
The Bison are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Golden Eagles are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Southern Miss is one of the least talented teams in the country due to players transferring and sanctions, etc. Howeever, the Golden Eagles have been a covering machine with covers in their last seven games. I'll take the points with Southern Miss at home.