Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Texas El Paso Miners - 1/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas El Paso Miners (11-9) at Southern Miss Golden Eagles (5-12)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Reed Green Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Miss Golden Eagles +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles will host the UTEP Miners this Thursday.
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles come into this game with a 5-12 record and are currently 10th in the C-USA. The Golden Eagles are coming off of a 70-59 loss to Louisiana Tech. Kourtlin Jackson who is averaging 11.3 points per game and 4.3 rebounds through 17 games this season has led the Golden Eagles. Khari Prince is second on the team with 10.2 points per game and 3.5 assists.
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The UTEP Miners come into this game with a 11-9 record and are currently 6th in the C-USA. The Miners lost their last game to FIU 79-69. Through 20 games this season the leading scorer for the Miners has been Lee Moore who Is averaging 13.8 points per game and 5.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists. Omega Harris is second on the team with 13.0 points per game and 2.6 assists,
The UTEP Miners are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 Thursday games. The Miners are 3-10 against the spread in their last 13 road games. Southern Miss is 2-6 against the spread in their last 8 games overall. The Golden Eagles are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games following a double-digit loss at home.
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles have struggled this season winning only 5 games. The UTEP Miners have been much better this season. The Miners are coming off of a loss but should bounce back here with a win.