Miners open as college hoops underdog vs Golden Eagles
Texas El Paso Miners vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds
Reed Green Coliseum will host Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Texas El Paso Miners action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Golden Eagles sit at 20-6 (12-10-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Miners are currently 14-10 (10-11-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Southern Miss is 9-10 OU, and Texas El Paso is 12-8 OU.
Bettors looking to go with the Golden Eagles in this one found them listed as 9.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Miners was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Golden Eagles - Miners odds would favor the Golden Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Southern Miss is rated No. 15 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas El Paso is at No. 189. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 79-68 win for the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Southern Miss's No. 148-rated squad against Texas El Paso's No. 313-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Southern Miss rates No. 123 in the country with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 247 nationally with 5.4 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas El Paso owns the country's No. 96-rated mark, allowing 66.3 points per game on the highway. Southern Miss, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Texas El Paso was a 73-58 winner at home against Central Florida. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. The Miners got 16 points from John Bohannon as Texas El Paso ran past Central Florida 73-58 on Saturday at Haskins Center.
Southern Miss won its last outing, an 86-82 result against East Carolina on February 16. They earned a push in that game as a 4-point favorite. Southern Miss earned an 86-82 victory over East Carolina on Saturday, getting 23 points from Dwayne Davis at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 10-0
Before playing New Mexico State are 7-3
After playing Central Florida are 5-3
After a win are 6-4
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing East Carolina are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
A few Miners at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
Texas El Paso is 2-9-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
Southern Miss is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Southern Miss is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Southern Miss's last 9 games when playing Texas El Paso
Texas El Paso at New Mexico State, Saturday, February 23
Southern Miss at Memphis, Saturday, February 23