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Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers


Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Saturday, January 31, 2015 6:00 PM ET
Reed Green Coliseum

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles will hit the floor running against the away Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you were backing the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in this one, their betting line was listed as -7-point favorites earlier in the day at 5Dimes.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles currently sport a 6-13 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-11 ATS. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 14-6 and 9-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Southern Miss Golden Eagles produce a 5-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have gone 7-4 against the totals betting line.

This game puts the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, most recently No. 324 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, who rate No. 71 in the latest survey.

How Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Stats Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Southern Miss has the nation's No. 242-rated offensive output, at 60.68 PPG. The visiting Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense ranks No. 161 allowing on average 67.2 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 44.01% so far, more than the Southern Miss Hilltoppers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.54% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

T.J. Price scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Hilltoppers to a win (they lost 69-56 to Louisiana Tech at Thomas Assembly Center on Thursday).

The Golden Eagles endured a 69-54 loss at the hands of the Thundering Herd on Thursday, despite a 19-point effort from Matt Bingaya at Reed Green Coliseum.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Odds Trends

Western Kentucky is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
Western Kentucky is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Southern Miss is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Southern Miss is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Southern Miss's last 7 games
Southern Miss is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home

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