SE Missouri State vs. Jacksonville State - 1/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Jacksonville State Gamecocks (5-14) at SE Missouri State Redhawks (2-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 8:45 pm (Show Me Center)
The Line: SE Missouri State Redhawks -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks and Southeast Missouri State Redhawks square off Wednesday night at the Show Me Center.
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks need a big victory here after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are averaging 65.5 points on 39.7 percent shooting and allowing 72.4 points on 46 percent shooting. Malcolm Drumwright is averaging 15.1 points and 3.3 assists while Erik Durham is averaging 12.1 points and 4.7 rebounds. JaQuail Townser is dishing 3.6 assists and Jared Hamilton is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.8 percent from the free throw line. Jacksonville State is allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.2 turnovers per game. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks have lost 21 straight road games.
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The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks also need a victory after a brutal 2-14 start to the year. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are averaging 64.8 points on 39.4 percent shooting and allowing 80.2 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Antonius Cleveland is averaging 13.9 points and 6.7 rebounds while Isiah Jones is averaging 11 points and 2.8 assists. Joel Angus III is the third double-digit scorer and Trey Kellum is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 60 percent from the free throw line. Southeast Missouri State is allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.4 turnovers per game. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks have lost 10 of their last 15 home games.
The Gamecocks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Ohio Valley and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Wednesday games. The Redhawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Ohio Valley and 12-5 ATS in their last 17 Wednesday games. Gamecocks are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Both of these teams are straight trash and aren't winning games much. This is a difficult game to cap. However, the Redhawks are at home, so that's something to lean on I guess. Take the home team in this toss up game.