Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs. South Alabama Jaguars - 11/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Alabama Jaguars (5-1) at Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (3-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Reed Green Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles +7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Alabama Jaguars bring college basketball to the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.
The South Alabama Jaguars were flying high with five straight victories to open the season before losing their first in a 72-62 loss at Eastern Illinois as a four point favorite on Saturday. Both teams sank shots at right about 44% but the Panthers hit five more free throws and five more three pointers to get the win. The South Alabama offense was kept afloat by a game high 24 points and five yanks from Ken Williams with Nick Stover tossing in 13 points and snaring seven boards on 3-5 while Don MuepoKelly chipped in with nine points and six pulls.
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The 3-1 Southern Miss Golden Eagles shoot for win number three in a row when they take the hardwood with visiting South Alabama on Wednesday. The Golden Eagles had more of a problem then anticipated in a 63-55 win versus visiting Alabama A&M. USM looked ready for a rout with an eleven point lead at the break but the stubborn Bulldogs would not go away. Southern Miss held a 45.7%-40.7% edge in marksmanship and a +15 on the backboards but it was an 18-4 advantage at the stripe that put this game in the win column. The Golden Eagles received a game high 19 points and five yanks from Raheem Watts with Tim Rowe adding 17 points and nine rebounds on 5-7
The under is 20-7 in South Alabama last 27 non-conference games and the under is 13-6 in South Alabama last 19 road games. The over is 11-5 in Southern Miss last 16 Wednesday and the favorite is 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
Neither team has me crawling the wall to bet because I don’t trust them to be honest…