Texas State vs. South Alabama - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Alabama Jaguars (13-17) at Texas State Bobcats (13-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 5:30 pm (Strahan Coliseum)
The Line: Texas State Bobcats -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Alabama Jaguars and Texas State Bobcats meet Saturday at the Strahan Coliseum.
The South Alabama Jaguars look for some consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The South Alabama Jaguars are averaging 68.8 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 74.6 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Ken Williams is averaging 15.8 points and 3.3 assists while Georgi Boyanov is averaging 10.9 points and 7.9 rebounds. Nick Stover is the third double-digit scorer and Barrington Stevens is dishing 2.5 assists. The South Alabama Jaguars are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The Jaguars are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The South Alabama Jaguars have lost six of their last eight road games.
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The Texas State Bobcats also need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Texas State Bobcats are averaging 64.5 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 65.8 points on 44 percent shooting. Emani Gant is averaging 13.6 points and 7.5 rebounds while Kavin Gilder-Tilbury is averaging 12.3 points and 1.8 assists. Ethan Montalvo is the third double-digit scorer and Cameron Naylor is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Texas State Bobcats are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 67.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bobcats are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Texas State Bobcats have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Jaguars are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Bobcats are 5-16-1 ATS in their last 22 Saturday games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Texas State Bobcats will like to end the season on a positive note and will like to send their seniors off with a victory. South Alabama isn't a good road team and struggles putting the ball in the hoop. Give me the home team and reasonable number.