Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Golden Eagles College Hoops Game Preview
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Southern Miss Golden Eagles try to run the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers off the court at Reed Green Coliseum in college hoops action.
The Golden Eagles sit at 0-0 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Hilltoppers are currently 0-0 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Southern Miss is 0-0 OU, and Western Kentucky is 0-0 OU.
The Hilltoppers were listed as 8.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Golden Eagles, most recently No. 55 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hilltoppers, who rate No. 180 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 2-0 victory for the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Southern Miss's No. 118-ranked offense, averaging 0 PPG, against a Hilltoppers defense that ranks No. 1 at 0 PPG. The Golden Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 0% so far, almost the same as the Hilltoppers marksmen have achieved on the year, 0% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Western Kentucky owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Southern Miss, on the other hand, rates No. 67 in scoring at home.
Western Kentucky was an 81-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kentucky. They covered the 26.5-point spread as underdogs. Western Kentucky suffered an 81-66 loss against Kentucky on Thursday, getting 21 points from T.J. Price in a losing effort at KFC Yum! Center.
Southern Miss was a 70-64 loser in its last match on the road against Kansas State. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Golden Eagles endured a 70-64 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Thursday, despite a 16-point effort from Neil Watson at Consol Energy Center.
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Austin Peay are 3-2
After playing Kentucky are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Kansas State are 1-0
After a loss are 7-3
A few Hilltoppers at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Western Kentucky's last 7 games on the road
Southern Miss is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Southern Miss's last 13 games
Southern Miss is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Southern Miss's last 7 games at home
Western Kentucky home to Austin Peay, Tuesday, November 13
Southern Miss at Georgia, Thursday, November 15