Iowa State vs. Southern Miss - 11/19/19 NCAA BB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Miss at Iowa State
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 8:00 PM (Hilton Coliseum)
ISU -, ISU -17
The Southern Miss Eagles head to Iowa on Tuesday for a game against the Iowa State Cyclones in a battle between schools from the Conference USA and the Big 12. In their last game The Eagles were defeated by North Florida by the score of 66-63. Southern Miss was led in scoring by Artur Konontsuk as he put up 13 points on the night while shooting 6 of 10 from the field. Southern Miss was led in rebounds by LaDavius Draine who recorded 8 rebounds, including 2 offensively. Draine also led the Eagles in assists as he recorded 5 in the game in the 36 minutes that he played.
After the loss, the Eagles are now 1-2 on the season and will be looking to get back on track against Iowa State. Boban Jacdonmi leads the Eagles in scoring this season as he has averaged 19 points per game. Southern Miss is led in rebounds per game by Leonard Harper-Baker who has averaged 10 rebounds per game. Jay Malone leads the Eagles in assists per game as he is averaging 5 per game on the season.
The Iowa State Cyclones welcome the Southern Miss Eagles to campus after winning their last game against Northern Illinois by the score of 70-52. Rasmir Bolton scored 17 points while shooting 7 of 15 from the field and 3 of 4 from the free throw line. Michael Jacobson led the Cyclones in rebounds on the night as he recorded 12 with 5 coming offensively. Tyrese Haliburton led Iowa State in assists as he recorded 6 in the game while playing 35 minutes.
With the win against Northern Illinois, the Cyclones are now 2-1 on the season and look to continue to add to their wins against Southern Miss. The Cyclones are led in scoring by Rasir Bolton who has scored 14 points per game so far this season. Iowa State is led in rebounds by Michael Jacobson who has averaged 10 per game. The assists leader for the Cyclones is Tyrese Haliburton who has averaged 10.7 per game so far on the year.
Southern Miss has averaged 74 points per game while allowing 70.7 points per game. Iowa State has scored 84.7 points per game against allowing 68.7 points per game. I have to go with Iowa State in this one due to the fact that their offense is so much more powerful than what Southern Miss has. I am also taking Iowa State due to the fact that they are at home where they are 2-0 on the season. Iowa State wins 80-68 but Southern Miss covers the spread.