Southern Miss vs UTSA Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs UTSA Roadrunners
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: UTSA Convocation Center in San Antonio, TX
Odds/Point Spread: UTSA -8.5
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles head to UTSA Convocation Center to take on the UTSA Roadrunners on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has UTSA as 8.5 point favorites.
Southern Miss comes into this game with an overall record of 4-12. They currently have a point differential of -7.9 as they are averaging 66.5 points per game while giving up 74.4 per contest. UTSA has an overall mark of 7-9. They are averaging 77.9 points per contest and giving up 75.6, which is a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 4-8-1 against the spread this season
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 6-6-1 against the over/under this year
Important UTSA Roadrunners Betting Trends
The UTSA Roadrunners are 4-9-0 against the spread this season
The UTSA Roadrunners are 8-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Gabe Watson comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Tyler Stevenson averages 11.9 points per contest in 22.7 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Jhivvan Jackson scores 25.3 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Keaton Wallace averages 16.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Southern Miss averages 66.5 points per contest, which is 297th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 173rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 311th in the nation. They average 34.3 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 252nd and 140th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 86th with 14.8 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 74.4 points per contest, which is 293rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 274th and 269th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 134th, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 231st place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
UTSA is 53rd in the nation with 77.9 points per contest this season. They are 260th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 2.3. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 116th in the NCAA. They are 32nd in D-1 in rebounding with 40.5 boards per contest and 132nd in assists per game with 14.1. The Roadrunners are 168th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Roadrunners give up 75.6 points per game, which ranks them 307th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 258th and 209th in those defensive statistics. They rank 103rd with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 292nd with 38.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Roadrunners are 257th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest this year.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 95.3, which is ranked 290th. They are 202nd in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 259th. As a unit they are 286th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 331st in D-1. Southern Miss is 69th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions.
UTSA is 255th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Roadrunners are 154th in the country in offensive rating with 102.4. In terms of pace they are 18th in Division 1 with 75.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 195th. As a team they are 197th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 52nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Southern Miss/UTSA college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Southern Miss +8.5
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