Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners visit Southern Miss Golden Eagles in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Southern Miss Golden Eagles
8-16 February 20, 2014, 08:00 | Reed Green Coliseum 21-5



Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Texas-San Antonio when they take on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Thursday in college hoops betting action.

The Golden Eagles sit at 21-5 (15-8 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Roadrunners are currently 8-16 (6-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Southern Miss is 12-10 OU, and Texas-San Antonio is 9-6 OU.

View Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds and Stats.

On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Southern Miss sat as -22.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

This game puts the Golden Eagles, most recently No. 32 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Roadrunners, who rate No. 240 in the latest survey.

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Texas-San Antonio won its last outing, a 66-56 result against Florida Atlantic on February 15. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Texas-San Antonio earned a 66-56 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday, getting 23 points from Devon Agusi at UTSA Convocation Center.

Southern Miss lost its last outing, an 81-64 result against Middle Tennessee on February 15. They failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point underdog. The Golden Eagles endured an 81-64 loss at the hands of the Blue Raiders on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Neil Watson at Murphy Center.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Southern Miss's No. 119-ranked offense, averaging 72.46 PPG, against a Roadrunners defense that ranks No. 244 at 77.83 PPG. The Golden Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 46.49% so far, more than the Roadrunners marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.32% per game.

Next up:
Texas-San Antonio at Tulane, Saturday, February 22nd
Southern Miss at Texas El Paso, Saturday, February 22nd
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