Southern Miss vs. UAB - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UAB Blazers (20-4) at Southern Miss Golden Eagles (7-14)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Reed Green Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Miss Golden Eagles +10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UAB Blazers and Southern Miss Golden Eagles meet Thursday at the Reed Green Coliseum.
The UAB Blazers have lost just one game since December. The UAB Blazers are averaging 77.6 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Chris Cokley is averaging 13.6 points and 6.3 rebounds while Robert Brown is averaging 13.1 points and 3.1 assists. William Lee is the third double-digit scorer and Nick Norton is dishing 5.5 assists. The UAB Blazers are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Blazers are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The UAB Blazers have split their last 18 road games.
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are averaging 60.2 points on 39.3 percent shooting and allowing 66.9 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Kourtlin Jackson is averaging 11.6 points and 4.8 rebounds while Khari Price is averaging 10.2 points and four assists. Keljin Blevins is grabbing 3.9 rebounds and Cortez Edwards is dishing 1.5 assists. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The Golden Eagles are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have won five of their last eight home games.
The Blazers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Golden Eagles are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up loss. The Blazers are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Southern Miss.
UAB is looking more and more like a team that can reach the NCAA Tournament once again. Southern Miss just doesn't have the talent or the guys on the glass to compete with a Blazers team that's on fire. Give me UAB by double digits.