Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Eagles College Hoops Game Preview

Southern Miss Golden EaglesMorehead State Eagles
Dec 28, 7:30 PM | Ellis Johnson Arena

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Morehead State Eagles Odds

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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Eagles in Morehead State at Ellis Johnson Arena on Friday in college basketball action.

Morehead State battles the Golden Eagles, currently sitting with a 8-4 mark (7-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 3-3 for the Eagles and 1-6 for the Golden Eagles.

View Southern Miss vs Morehead State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Eagles in this one found them listed as 1-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Golden Eagles was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles sit at No. 97 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Golden Eagles sit at No. 79 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Golden Eagles will win this game 71-65.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Morehead State's No. 117-rated squad against Southern Miss's No. 236-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Morehead State rates No. 168 in the country with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 278 nationally with 4.9 per match.

Defensively, Southern Miss features the nation's No. 36-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.9 points per game. Morehead State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 77 nationally in scoring at home.

Southern Miss lost its last outing, a 59-51 result against Wichita State on December 22. They covered in that game as a 10-point underdog. The Golden Eagles endured a 59-51 loss at the hands of the Shockers on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Jerrold Brooks at Charles Koch Arena.

In their last action, Morehead State was a 69-49 loser on the road against North Dakota State. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Morehead State was crushed on Friday, getting blown out by North Dakota State and falling by a 69-49 score at Bison Sports Arena.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing William Carey are 2-4
After a loss are 6-4

Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After playing North Dakota State are 1-0
After a loss are 7-3

A few Golden Eagles at Eagles trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Morehead State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Morehead State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Morehead State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Southern Miss home to William Carey, Monday, December 31
Morehead State home to Union KY, Sunday, December 30

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