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Southern Methodist Mustangs battle vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles highlights college basketball odds menu

Southern Miss Golden EaglesSouthern Methodist Mustangs
Jan 16, 8:00 PM | Moody Coliseum

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds

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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.

View Southern Miss vs Southern Methodist Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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.

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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

Next up:
Southern Miss home to UAB, Saturday, January 19
Southern Methodist at Texas El Paso, Saturday, January 19