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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Tulane Green Wave in Battle with Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles

Southern Mississippi looks to cover the Golden Eagles-Green Wave pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 3-4 mark when they host Tulane in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Southern Mississippi sat as 2.5-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Tulane Green Wave vs Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles sit at 3-4 (1-2 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Tulane Green Wave are currently 2-7 (2-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Southern Mississippi is 2-1 OU, and Tulane is 4-2 OU.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 280-rated Tulane Green Wave taking on the No. 323-rated Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Southern Mississippi has the nation's No. 254-rated offensive output, at 64.71 PPG. The visiting Tulane Green Wave defense ranks No. 248 allowing on average 81.44 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 42.93% so far, more than the Southern Mississippi Green Wave marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.07% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tulane got 24 points from Cameron Reynolds en route to a 84-75 victory over Southern on Wednesday at Devlin Fieldhouse.

Southern Mississippi was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Florida State and falling by a 98-49 score at Tucker Center.

Betting Trends
  • Tulane is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Tulane is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Tulane is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Southern Mississippi
  • Tulane is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing Southern Mississippi
  • Southern Mississippi is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games
  • Southern Mississippi is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Southern Mississippi is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Tulane
  • Southern Mississippi is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Tulane

Next Betting Matchups

Tulane home to McNeese State, Monday, December 19th
Southern Mississippi at Mississippi State, Monday, December 19th