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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Underdogs vs South Alabama Jaguars

Southern Mississippi looks to cover the Golden Eagles-Jaguars pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 3-1 mark when they host South Alabama in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the South Alabama Jaguars in this one, their betting line was listed as -5.5-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The South Alabama Jaguars will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Wednesday; they are 2-2 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are 1-0 ATS. South Alabama Jaguars are 1-3 on betting the total; Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are 0-1.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles rated this week at No. 240 and the South Alabama Jaguars sitting at No. 181.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and South Alabama is ranked No. 34 in NCAA basketball at 41.5 per game. Contrast that with Southern Mississippi's No. 57 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Southern Mississippi is the No. 236-ranked team in the country at 5.5 per game, while South Alabama rates No. 153 at 7.17 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ken Williams scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Jaguars to a win (they lost 72-62 to Eastern Illinois at Lantz Arena on Saturday).

The Golden Eagles got 19 points from Raheem Watts as Southern Mississippi ran past Alabama A&M 63-55 on Monday at Reed Green Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • South Alabama is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of South Alabama's last 19 games on the road
  • South Alabama is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Southern Mississippi
  • Southern Mississippi is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • Southern Mississippi is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Southern Mississippi is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing South Alabama
  • Southern Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing South Alabama

Next Betting Matchups

South Alabama home to Middle Tennessee, Saturday, December 3rd
Southern Mississippi at Jackson State, Sunday, December 4th