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Hofstra Pride vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Southern Methodist MustangsHofstra Pride
Dec 1, 4:00 PM | Hofstra Arena

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Hofstra Pride Odds


Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Hofstra Arena Saturday as host Hofstra looks to handle the Southern Methodist Mustangs in NCAA hoops action.

Hofstra will face the 7-1 Mustangs, who own a 5-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Pride are 0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Mustangs are 0-1 favoring the OVER.

View Southern Methodist vs Hofstra Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Hofstra sat as 7-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Pride, most recently No. 286 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Mustangs, who rate No. 130 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 77-59 victory for the Mustangs.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Hofstra's No. 82-rated squad against Southern Methodist's No. 200-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Hofstra rates No. 306 in the country with 4.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 280 nationally with 4.6 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Southern Methodist owns the country's No. 152-rated mark, allowing 68.3 points per game on the highway. Hofstra, on the other hand, rates No. 68 in scoring at home.

Southern Methodist won its last outing, a 62-55 result against Utah on November 28. They covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. Southern Methodist got 20 points and 16 rebounds from Jalen Jones en route to a 62-55 victory over Utah on Wednesday at Moody Coliseum.

In their last action, Hofstra was an 80-56 loser on the road against George Washington. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs. The Pride were hammered by George Washington on Saturday, losing by an 80-56 final at Charles E. Smith Center in college basketball betting action.

Southern Methodist Mustangs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Utah are 2-0
After a win are 5-5

Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Wagner are 0-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Mustangs at Pride trends to consider:
Southern Methodist is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Hofstra is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Hofstra is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Southern Methodist at Rhode Island, Saturday, December 15
Hofstra home to Wagner, Tuesday, December 4