Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Miss Golden Eagles (7-17) at Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (4-23)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 4:00 pm (UTSA Convocation Center)
The Line: Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners +1.5 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles will travel to play the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners in a C-USA game on Saturday.
The Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners are 4-23 (2-12) and are coming off of a loss to Louisiana Tech by a score of 87-74. Texas-San Antonio has lost 9 games in a row and is currently last in the C-USA standings. Texas-San Antonio has conference wins against UTEP and Rice. Texas-San Antonio is averaging 72.1 points per game while giving up 84.8 points per game. Texas-San Antonio is also averaging 33.9 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per game. Christian Wilson is averaging 18 points per game and 4.1 assists per game for Texas-San Antonio. Ryan Bowie is averaging 17.9 points per game and 7 rebounds per game for the Roadrunners. Texas-San Antonio is shooting 70.7% on free throws, 30.5% on three-pointers, and 41.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 7-17 (4-9) and are coming off of a loss to UTEP by a score of 78-73. Southern Miss has lost 5 games in a row and is currently tied for 12th in the C-USA standings. Southern Miss defeated Texas-San Antonio by a score of 86-70 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Southern Miss is averaging 62.2 points per game while giving up 68.4 points per game. Southern Miss is also averaging 32.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game. Kourtlin Jackson is averaging 12.3 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game for Southern Miss. Khari Price is averaging 10.4 points per game and 4.3 assists per game for the Golden Eagles. Southern Miss is shooting 71.3% on free throws, 34.3% on three-pointers, and 40.2% on all field goal attempts.
Southern Miss is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a loss. Southern Miss is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games. The under is 9-2 in the last 11 road games for Southern Miss. Texas-San Antonio is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games. Texas-San Antonio is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. The over is 6-2 in the last 8 games for Texas-San Antonio. The home team is 4-0 ATS in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Both of these teams have struggled during conference play, but Texas-San Antonio will have the home court advantage. The Texas-San Antonio defense has been very poor, while Southern Miss plays much better defense. Southern Miss won the first meeting between these teams and I expect them to get the win here as well.