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Southern Mississippi vs Lamar 12/10/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Lamar Cardinals (2-5) vs. Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (8-1)
December 10, 2022 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles -19.5 / Lamar Cardinals +19.5; Over/Under: +132.5
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The Lamar Cardinals and Southern Miss Golden Eagles meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Reed Green Coliseum. The Lamar Cardinals look to get back to a .500 record. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles look for their ninth win. 

The Lamar Cardinals are averaging 71.6 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 70.9 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Nate Calmese is averaging 17.2 points and 2.9 assists, while Adam Hamilton is averaging 13.8 points and 8.3 rebounds. Jakevion Buckley is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Pryor is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Lamar Cardinals are shooting 26.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. The Lamar Cardinals are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game.

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are averaging 77 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 58.2 points on 40 percent shooting. Felipe Haase is averaging 16.7 points and 7 rebounds, while Austin Crowley is averaging 15.7 points and 2.1 assists. Denijay Harris is the third double-digit scorer and DeAndre Pinckney is dishing 0.9 assists. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game.

The Cardinals are 11-24-1 ATS in their last 36 Saturday games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a straight up win. The Golden Eagles are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 7-3 in Cardinals last 10 Saturday games. The over is 13-6 in Golden Eagles last 19 overall.

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are easily the better team here, with comfortably the better offense. The Lamar Cardinals have serious offensive issues and things get worse on the road, where they lose by an average of 15 points and shoot 37.6 percent from the field. Southern Miss should roll in this spot, so I’ll lay the points.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles -19.5

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