Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Sam Houston State Bearkats Odds
The Sam Houston State Bearkats will try to cover the spread at Bernard Johnson Coliseum on Monday when they get a visit from the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in NCAA basketball action.
Sam Houston State battles the Golden Eagles, currently sitting with a 2-0 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Bearkats and 0-1 for the Golden Eagles.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bearkats - Golden Eagles odds would favor the Bearkats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Sam Houston State is rated No. 8 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Southern Miss is at No. 100. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 67-62 win for the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Sam Houston State's No. 232-ranked offense, averaging 65 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 112 at 62 PPG. The Bearkats field goal percentage has averaged 40.7% so far, less than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.
Defensively, Southern Miss features the nation's No. 113-rated defense on the road, allowing 60 points per game. Sam Houston State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 83 nationally in scoring at home.
Southern Miss was a 62-60 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Georgia. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Golden Eagles grabbed a 62-60 win over the Bulldogs on Thursday, behind a 17-point effort from Jerrold Brooks at Stegeman Coliseum.
In their last action, Sam Houston State was a 99-45 loser on the road against Indiana. They failed to cover the 30-point spread as underdogs. The Bearkats were hammered by Indiana on Thursday, losing by a 99-45 final at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall in college basketball betting action.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing UC Irvine are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Golden Eagles at Bearkats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Southern Miss's last 7 games on the road
Southern Miss is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Southern Miss is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Southern Miss home to UC Irvine, Tuesday, November 20
Sam Houston State home to Liberty, Tuesday, November 20