Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (2-2) vs. UNC Wilmington Seahawks (3-2)
November 24, 2021 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: UNC Wilmington Seahawks -3 / Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles +3; Over/Under: +133
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles and the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks meet in college basketball action from Dahlberg Arena on Wednesday night.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles will be looking to build on their 82-75 win over Lamar last time out. Tae Hardy leads the Golden Eagles in scoring with 21.3 PPG along with 2.3 APG while Isaih Moore has 14.8 PPG with 7 RPG as the only other double-digit scorer for Southern Miss so far this season. Tyler Stevenson has a team-high 8.3 RPG and Walyn Happer has a team-high 3.2 APG as well this season. As a team, Southern Miss is averaging 64.8 PPG on 40.3% shooting from the field, 27.4% from three and 68.6% from the foul line while allowing 72.8 PPG on 41.2% shooting from the field and 38% from three this season.
The UNC-Wilmington Seahawks will be looking to build off of an 67-63 win over Delaware State last time out. Mike Ukauru and Jaylen Sims each have 10.6 PPG as the lone pair of double-digit scorers for UNCW this season, with Okauru having a team-high 2.8 APG while Sims has a team-high 7 RPG on the year. Shykeim Phillips also has 9.8 PPG and 3.8 RPG as well this season. As a team, UNC Wilmington is averaging 64.6PPG on 36.7% shooting from the field, 30.1% from three and 65.5% from the foul line while allowing 62.2 PPG on 40.1% shooting rom the field and 31.1% from three this season.
Southern Miss is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall and 0-5 ATS in their last 7 games against a team with a winning record while the under is 4-0 in their last 4 games following a win. UNC-Wilmington is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games as an underdog and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall while the under is 7-0 in their last 6 games following a win.
I’m not running to the window to back either of these two teams, because both have been downright dreadful ATS this season. One thing that is coming through rather well though, is the under. It’s been a common thread between these two this season and I think this is a game where the first to 60 wins. Give me the under.