Marshall vs. Southern Mississippi - 2/6/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Marshall vs. Southern Mississippi - 2/6/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (7-16) at Marshall Thundering Herd (10-13)

College Basketball: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Henderson Center)

The Line: Marshall Thundering Herd -10.5 -- Over/Under: 147 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles and Marshall Thundering Herd meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Cam Henderson Center.

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are averaging 66.7 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 74.3 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Gabe Watson is averaging 13.1 points and 3.7 rebounds while Tyler Stevenson is averaging 11.9 points and 5.5 rebounds. Boban Jacdonmi is the third double-digit scorer and Leonard Harper-Baker is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have lost five of their last six road games.

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The Marshall Thundering Herd need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Marshall Thundering Herd are averaging 76.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.9 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Taevion Kinsey is averaging 14.7 points and 4.9 rebounds while Jarrod West is averaging 14.5 points and 3.7 rebounds. Andrew Taylor is the third double-digit scorer and Iran Bennett is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Marshall Thundering Herd are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 64.6 percent from the free throw line. The Marshall Thundering Herd are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.3 rebounds per game. The Marshall Thundering Herd have lost three of their last four home games.

The Golden Eagles are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Thundering Herd are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Golden Eagles last 7 road games. The under is 5-1 in Thundering Herd last 6 home games. The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are an inconsistent bunch, but they're playing some of their best ball over their last five games, which includes 46.6 percent shooting, and they're 5-4 ATS on the road. The Marshall Thundering Herd are losing their last five games by an average of 3.6 points and they're a rough 3-8 ATS at home. The Marshall Thundering Herd shouldn't be throwing out double-digit chalk. I'll take Southern Miss and the free buckets.

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Randy’s Pick Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles +10.5

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