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Tigers face Southern Miss Golden Eagles: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Memphis TigersSouthern Miss Golden Eagles
Feb 1, 8:00 PM | Reed Green Coliseum

Memphis Tigers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds

15-6TEAM RECORD19-3

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

The Golden Eagles sport records of 19-3 and 10-8 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 15-6 and 7-10-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-9 for the Golden Eagles and 8-8-2 for the Tigers.

View Memphis vs Southern Miss Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Golden Eagles in this one, they're listed as 1.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 23-ranked Golden Eagles and the No. 16-rated Tigers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 79-78 win for the Golden Eagles on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 106 in NCAA hoops at 36 per game. Contrast that with Southern Miss’s No. 56 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Southern Miss is the No. 107-ranked team in the country at 6.9 per game, while Memphis rates No. 246 at 5.3 per game.

Defensively, Memphis features the nation's No. 197-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.1 points per game. Southern Miss, meanwhile, comes in at No. 91 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Memphis was an 83-76 winner at home against Marshall. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. The Thundering Herd were burned for 29 points by Will Barton on Saturday as the Tigers put another game in the win column, 83-76, at FedExForum.

Southern Miss was a 78-65 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Central Florida. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Southern Miss got 23 points from Neil Watson en route to a 78-65 victory over Central Florida on Saturday at UCF Arena.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 10-0
Before playing Xavier are 1-0
After playing Marshall are 5-3
After a win are 7-3

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-4
Before playing UAB are 6-4
After playing Central Florida are 2-7
After a win are 9-1

A few Tigers at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 6 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
Memphis is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
Memphis is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Southern Miss is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Southern Miss's last 9 games when playing Memphis

Next up:
Memphis home to Xavier, Saturday, February 4
Southern Miss at UAB, Wednesday, February 8

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