Saturday, January 2, 2016
Thomas Assembly Center
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles travel to Thomas Assembly Center to play the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Louisiana Tech as 17.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Golden Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 3-8 and a road record of 1-4. They are 6-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-7. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 11-2 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 4-1 and they are 3-2 against the spread.
Kourtlin Jackson comes into this contest averaging 10.3 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Eagles. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Khari Price averages 10.2 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Southern Miss. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Alex Hamilton averages 18.5 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Erik McCree averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Southern Miss averages 54 points per contest this season which ranks them 348th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -9.8 and their shooting percentage is 35% as a team which has them ranked 346th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 239th in the country. They average 33.2 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game which ranks them 284th and 326th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 292nd with 14.6 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 63.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 53rd and 145th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 198th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 179th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in the Division 1.
Louisiana Tech averages 79.8 points per game this year which ranks them 50th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 138th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 309th in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 68th and 152nd respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 192nd with 13.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 211th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 111th and 111th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.2 rebounds a game which ranks 300th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in college basketball.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 6-2 against the spread
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 1-7 against the over/under
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 3-2 against the spread
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 4-1 against the over/under
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
11/28/15 G Jamie Chapman Redshirt out for season
11/28/15 G Kevin Holland Redshirt out for season
11/28/15 F Norville Carey Redshirt out for season
01/01/16 F Eddie Davis Foot likely out for season
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Injuries
12/09/15 C Joniah White Heart out indefinitely
12/09/15 G Qiydar Davis MCL expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Southern Miss
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