Troy vs. South Alabama - 3/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Alabama Jaguars (14-17) at Troy Trojans (15-16)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 6:00 pm (Lakefront Arena)
The Line: Troy Trojans -4.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 See the Latest Odds
First round CUSA college basketball action pits the South Alabama Jaguars against the Troy Trojans.
The South Alabama Jaguars missed out on an opportunity to climb a position or two in the CUSA with the team ending the regular season five losses in a row. South Alabama comes off of a 90-75 loss at Georgia State where the team was outshot 46.8%-35.5%.
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Rodrick Sikes topped the Jaguars scoring with 18 points and five yanks on 4-14 and 8-10 at the stripe followed by Dedrick Lee tossing in 12 points on 4-7. Herb McGee gave South Alabama eleven points while Rozelle Nix and Joe Thompson tossed in eight points apiece.
The Troy Trojans saw a chance to challenge for a top four finish in the CUSA go by the wayside with losses in three of five to end the year. Troy ended the regular season with an 89-83 defeat at Georgia Southern where both teams hit shots at 52% with the Eagles winning on a 15-24 effort from deep.
Jordan Varnado carried the Trojans offense with 27 points, five pulls and three blocks with BJ Miller, Wesley Person Jr. and Alex Hicks tossing in 14 points apiece with Hicks hauling in a contest high 15 rebounds.
USA are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 Wednesday games and under is 13-6 in USA last 19 neutral site games. Troy are 6-14-1 ATS in their last 21 Wednesday games. Underdog is 11-5 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
The Trojans swept the season series by double figures each time so what are the choices here…