The UT Martin Skyhawks (1-3) will travel to F.G. Clark Center to meet the Southern University Jaguars (0-5) in their home opener. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.
UT Martin Skyhawks vs. Southern University Jaguars Odds Preview
The Skyhawks were beaten by the Akron Zips in their last contest, 76-59. UT Martins Fatodd Lewis finished with 18 points and seven rebounds in the game. Akron did a terrific job of converting from the charity stripe (11-14; 78.6 percent). UT Martin, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (17.8 vs. 18.9).
In the Jaguars last matchup, they were beaten by the North Carolina Central Eagles, 80-67. Jamar Sandifer was Southern Universitys high scorer with 16 points on 5-for-11 shooting. North Carolina Central did a great job of converting from the charity stripe (22-29; 75.9 percent). Southern University, on the other hand, held the Eagles to an offensive rebounding percentage of 25.9 (below their season average of 35.4).
The offensive glass could be a major advantage for Southern University in this showdown. The Jaguars rank 51st in offensive rebounding percentage (33.5 percent), while UT Martin ranks 310th in defensive rebounding percentage (67.7 percent) since last season.
UT Martin Skyhawks vs. Southern University Jaguars Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Southern University, ATS Winner – Southern University, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Skyhawks rank 47th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while the Jaguars rank 243rd (4.3).
- UT Martin ranks 81st in three pointers attempted per game (23.1) while Southern University ranks 317th (16.0).
- The Skyhawks rank 44th in assists per game (15.6) while the Jaguars rank 273rd (11.6).
- UT Martin ranks 62nd in rebounds allowed per game (33.2) while Southern University ranks 260th (37.6).