Charlotte 49ers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Prediction, 3/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022
Location: Reed Green Coliseum in Hattiesburg, MS
The Charlotte 49ers (16-13) are headed to Reed Green Coliseum on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (6-24).
The Charlotte 49ers took the court against MTSU and went home with a win by a final score of 60-56 in their last game. Charlotte wrapped up the game having earned a 35.2% field goal percentage (19 of 54) and made 3 out of their 20 3-point shots. When they shot from the charity stripe, the 49ers converted 19 of their 22 attempts for a percentage of 86.4%. Pertaining to grabbing boards, they compiled 31 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 9 assists in this contest in addition to forcing the opposition into 14 turnovers and having 7 steals. When discussing defending, Charlotte allowed 37.3% from the field on 19 of 51 shooting. MTSU distributed 9 assists and had 7 steals in this game. On top of that, MTSU snagged 31 rebounds (6 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't have a block. MTSU finished 80.0% from the charity stripe by burying 8 of 10 shots. They converted 10 out of their 27 attempts from three-point range. Concerning personal fouls, the 49ers walked away with 10 and MTSU finished the game with 18 personal fouls.
Jahmir Young is someone who came through for the matchup. He ended up scoring 16 points on 4 of 15 shooting. He saw the court for 39 mins and also grabbed 11 rebounds. He finished the contest at 26.7% from the field and also totaled 3 assists.
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Charlotte will enter this game with a record of 16-13 on the campaign. They are turning it over 11.5 times per game and as a group they are committing 13.8 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Charlotte is pulling in 30.9 boards per game and has racked up 410 dimes so far this year, which is 116th in the country in terms of passing. The 49ers are shooting 35.0% on shots from distance (218 of 622) and 79.3% from the free throw line. They average 70.3 points per outing (204th in Division 1) while connecting on 46.4% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the 49ers are able to force 11.4 turnovers per game and they draw 15.0 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 141st in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 353 surrendered on the year. The 49ers defense is allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 45.9% (759 of 1,652) and they concede 32.4 boards per contest as a unit. They are surrendering 36.5% on shots from beyond the arc and they rank 246th in D-1 in points per game allowed (71.3).
When they last stepped on the court, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles took a loss by a score of 81-68 when they faced UAB. When talking about cleaning up the glass, Southern Miss allowed UAB to pull down 43 in all (12 on the offensive side). They went 60.0% from behind the 3-point line by hitting 12 out of 20 and finished the game at 5 out of 14 at the charity stripe (35.7%). The Golden Eagles permitted UAB to knock down 32 out of their 68 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.1% for this game. At the conclusion of this game, the Golden Eagles went 22 for 52 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 42.3%. With regard to shots from beyond the perimeter, Southern Miss made 4 out of their 16 tries (25.0%). They were able to bury 20 of them for a percentage of 71.4%. UAB had 20 fouls in this contest which took the Golden Eagles to the charity stripe for a total of 28 attempts. They turned the ball over 12 times, while earning 6 steals in the matchup. The Golden Eagles pulled down 27 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive boards totaling 31 in this contest.
Isaih Moore was important for the Golden Eagles in this matchup. He racked up 16 points in his 39 minutes on the hardwood and had 1 assist in this game. He converted 3 out of 9 in this contest giving him a rate of 33.3%, and had 10 rebounds.
Southern Miss has a record of 6-24 for the year. When it comes to executing on offense, the Golden Eagles are connecting on 43.1% from the floor, which is ranked 238th in the nation. Southern Miss has tallied 1,933 pts on the campaign (64.4 per game) and they grab 33.9 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 12.4 times per contest (223rd in Division 1) and they are giving up possession 13.6 times per game. The Golden Eagles commit 16.3 fouls per game and they connect on 68.4% from the free throw line.
The Golden Eagles are ranked 313th in college basketball in PPG given up with 75.0. They are forcing 11.3 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 44.8% from the field (268th in college basketball). The Southern Miss defense allows 37.9% from downtown (290 of 766) and their opponents are making 70.9% of their foul shots. They have conceded 15.2 assists and 36.4 total rebounds per game, which ranks them 332nd and 284th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Southern Miss
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