Southern Miss Golden Eagles at South Alabama Jaguars Betting Prediction 11/09/19

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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-0) will travel to the Mitchell Center to square off against the South Alabama Jaguars (1-0). Action begins at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. South Alabama Jaguars ATS Odds

Both teams dismantled their last opponent. The Jaguars defeated the Pikeville College Bears 82-51, while the Golden Eagles beat the Delta State Statesmen 90-71.

Southern Miss dominated every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.9 and a turnover percentage of 17.1. For those same stats, Delta State was 20.6 and 24.3, respectively. The Jaguars, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (12.1 vs. 21.4) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.555 vs. 0.339). South Alabama was lifted by Josh Ajayi, who recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds. Meanwhile, Boban Jacdonmi led the way for Southern Miss, putting up 29 points and 10 rebounds.

South Alabama could have difficulty getting to the charity stripe in this meeting. The Jaguars rank 149th in the country with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.241, while Southern Miss ranks 27th in FTA rate allowed (0.184) since the 2018-19 season.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles at South Alabama Jaguars ATS Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – South Alabama, ATS Winner – South Alabama, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • South Alabama ranks 64th in three pointers allowed per game (20.3) while Southern Miss ranks 307th (26.7).
  • The Golden Eagles rank 142nd in rebounds per game (35.9) while the Jaguars rank 279th (32.5).
  • Southern Miss ranks 30th in steals per game (7.7) while South Alabama ranks 164th (6.1).
  • The Golden Eagles rank ninth in assists per game (17.0) while the Jaguars rank 199th in assists allowed per game (13.6).
  • Southern Miss ranks 57th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while South Alabama ranks 232nd (4.5).