Southern Mississippi vs. FAU - 2/13/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Florida Atlantic Owls (14-11) at Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (7-18)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 8:00 pm (Reed Green Coliseum)
The Line: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles PK -- Over/Under: 133.5
The Florida Atlantic Owls and Southern Miss Golden Eagles meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Reed Green Coliseum.
The Florida Atlantic Owls need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Florida Atlantic Owls are averaging 68.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.4 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Cornelius Taylor is averaging 12.3 points and 2.5 rebounds while Jailyn Ingram is averaging 10.4 points and 4.8 rebounds. Michael Forrest is dishing 1.5 assists and Richardson Maitre is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Florida Atlantic Owls are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Florida Atlantic Owls are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Florida Atlantic Owls have lost four straight road games.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are averaging 67 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 73.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Gabe Watson is averaging 13.3 points and 3.4 rebounds while Tyler Stevenson is averaging 12.4 points and 6.5 rebounds. LaDavius Draine is the third double-digit scorer and Leonard Harper-Baker is grabbing 7.8 rebounds. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are shooting 31.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have split their last four home games.
The Owls are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 Thursday games. The Golden Eagles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Owls last 5 overall. The under is 5-2 in Golden Eagles last 7 Thursday games. The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Florida Atlantic Owls have fallen off a cliff the last couple of weeks, and they're losing on the road by an average of 7.1 points while shooting just 39.6 percent from the field. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have obvious issues of their own, but they play their best basketball at home where they shoot 46 percent from the field and win by an average of one point. In a pick em game, give me Southern Miss at home.