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East Carolina PiratesSouthern Miss Golden Eagles
Jan 4, 8:00 PM | Reed Green Coliseum

East Carolina Pirates vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds

9-4TEAM RECORD13-2

The Golden Eagles will try to cover the spread at Reed Green Coliseum on Wednesday when they get a visit from the East Carolina Pirates in college basketball action.

The Golden Eagles are 13-2 so far on the season, and 6-5 ATS vs. the number. The Pirates, meanwhile, are 9-4 and 3-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Southern Miss go 6-5 and the Pirates go 1-4 on the totals.

View East Carolina vs Southern Miss Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 23-ranked Golden Eagles and the No. 15-rated Pirates in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-80 win for the Golden Eagles on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pirates rank No. 16 in NCAA Division 1 with 40.2 per game. That compares with Southern Miss’s No. 50 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Southern Miss is college basketball's No. 101-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Pirates rate No. 90 with 7.2 per game.

Defensively, East Carolina features the nation's No. 35-rated defense on the road, allowing 62 points per game. Southern Miss, meanwhile, comes in at No. 84 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, East Carolina was a 91-56 winner at home against Virginias-Wise. The battle between the Pirates and Highland Cavaliers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Virginias-Wise was handed a 91-56 defeat on Saturday at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

In their last action, Southern Miss was a 65-56 winner on the road against McNeese State. LaShay Page went off for 29 points and added 4 rebounds, leading Southern Miss over McNeese State, 65-56, on Saturday at Burton Coliseum.

East Carolina Pirates Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Central Florida are 2-8
After playing Virginias-Wise are 0-1
After a win are 7-3

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Tulane are 4-6
After playing McNeese State are 3-3
After a win are 9-1

A few Pirates at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
East Carolina is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games on the road
East Carolina is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
East Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing East Carolina
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against East Carolina

Next up:
East Carolina home to Central Florida, Saturday, January 7
Southern Miss at Tulane, Saturday, January 7

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