Southern Methodist Mustangs battle vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles highlights college basketball odds menu
Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds
Moody Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Southern Methodist Mustangs and the visiting Southern Miss Golden Eagles in college hoops action on Wednesday.
The Mustangs bring a 11-7 record (9-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-4 Golden Eagles, who are 10-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Southern Methodist go 2-6-1 so far and the Golden Eagles go 3-7.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Southern Methodist sat as 2-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 147-ranked Mustangs and the No. 17-rated Golden Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 79-68 win for the Golden Eagles on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Southern Methodist's No. 253-ranked offense, averaging 64.2 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 21 at 57.4 PPG. The Mustangs field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, less than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.7% per game.
Defensively, Southern Miss features the nation's No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.7 points per game. Southern Methodist, meanwhile, comes in at No. 277 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Southern Miss was a 73-54 winner at home against Houston. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Southern Miss earned a 73-54 victory over Houston on Saturday, getting 16 points from Jerrold Brooks at Reed Green Coliseum.
Southern Methodist won its last outing, a 59-53 result against Tulane on January 12. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Southern Methodist earned a 59-53 victory over Tulane on Saturday, getting 13 points from Nick Russell at Moody Coliseum.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing UAB are 6-4
After playing Houston are 0-10
After a win are 8-2
Southern Methodist Mustangs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas El Paso are 5-5
After playing Tulane are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few Golden Eagles at Mustangs trends to consider:
Southern Methodist is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 5 games when playing Southern Miss
Southern Methodist is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Southern Methodist is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Southern Miss home to UAB, Saturday, January 19
Southern Methodist at Texas El Paso, Saturday, January 19