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College Basketball Matchup - Southern Miss Golden Eagles Memphis Tigers Odds Preview

Memphis TigersSouthern Miss Golden Eagles
Feb 9, 4:00 PM | Reed Green Coliseum

Memphis Tigers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds

19-3TEAM RECORD18-5

Memphis travels to Southern Miss on Saturday, hoping to boost its 19-3 record with a victory over the Golden Eagles.

The Golden Eagles currently sports a 18-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-8 ATS. The Tigers are 19-3 and 7-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Eagles produce a 6-10 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 12-4-1 against the number.

View Memphis vs Southern Miss Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as 1-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Golden Eagles and the No. 45-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 82-78 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 56 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.8 per game. That compares with Southern Miss’s No. 160 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Southern Miss is college basketball's No. 110-ranked team at 6.7 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 259 with 5.3 per game.

Defensively, Memphis features the nation's No. 112-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.6 points per game. Southern Miss, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 nationally in scoring at home.

Memphis was a 60-52 winner in its last match on the road against Southern Methodist. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Memphis got 19 points from Geron Johnson en route to a 60-52 victory over Southern Methodist on Wednesday at Moody Coliseum.

In their last action, Southern Miss was a 60-58 loser on the road against Central Florida. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Southern Miss got 15 points from Jonathan Mills but lost anyway, 60-58, to Central Florida on Wednesday at UCF Arena.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 10-0
Before playing Central Florida are 9-1
After playing Southern Methodist are 9-1
After a win are 10-0

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Tulane are 5-5
After playing Central Florida are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Tigers at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Memphis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Memphis's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 7 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Southern Miss is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Southern Miss's last 7 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Southern Miss's last 10 games when playing Memphis

Next up:
Memphis home to Central Florida, Wednesday, February 13
Southern Miss home to Tulane, Wednesday, February 13