Samford vs. South Alabama - 12/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Alabama Jaguars (3-6) at Samford Bulldogs (7-3)
College Basketball: Friday, December 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Pete Hanna Center)
The Line: Samford Bulldogs -6 -- Over/Under: 147 See the Latest Odds
The Samford Bulldogs and the South Alabama Jaguars face off on Friday in college basketball action.
The Samford Bulldogs are 7-3 this season and they have won two of their last three games. South Alabama is averaging 66.3 points and they are shooting 38.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.1 points and their opponents are shooting 46.1 percent. Darius Jones-Gibson leads the Bulldogs averaging 15.6 points per game. Christen Cunningham is averaging is averaging 14.7 points, Matt Rose is averaging 9.5 points and 5.0 rebounds, and Jamal Shabazz is averaging 8.3 points. Samford has played their last six games on the road.
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The South Alabama Jaguars are 3-6 this season and they have lost their last two games. USA is averaging 66.3 points and they are shooting 38.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.1 points and their opponents are shooting 47.6 percent. Ken Williams leads the Jaguars averaging 15 points per game. Taishaun Johnson is averaging 10.2 points, Nick Stover is averaging 9.0 points, and Georgi Boyanov is averaging 8.7 points and 6.6 rebounds. South Alabama appears to be in for a tough season ahead.
Samford is 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 15-5-1 against the spread in their last 21 non-conference games, and 18-7-1 against the spread in their last 26 games. South Alabama is 6-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 1-4 against the spread in their last five non-conference games, and 31-64-3 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
South Alabama is struggling and while Samford’s record may be over stated I still see them covering here.