Southern Miss to Continue Winning Streak Against Texas State in Sun Belt Showdown
- A Plus Picks
- Feb 24, 2023, 12:12:34 PM
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles will visit the Texas State Bobcats on Friday in a Sun Belt conference game. The Golden Eagles have been on a roll, winning eight of their last ten games, while the Bobcats have struggled, losing seven of their last ten. This game promises to be an exciting matchup, and we'll take a closer look at the teams and the latest betting trends and public betting data.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have been in excellent form lately, winning eight of their last ten games. They are 24-6 overall and 13-4 in the Sun Belt conference. The Golden Eagles are averaging 72.5 points per game and shooting 46.5% from the field.
Austin Crowley has been the team's leading scorer this season, averaging 16.2 points per game. He is also contributing two steals per game. Tate Ryder has been their most reliable three-point shooter, hitting 50% from beyond the arc. Felipe Haase is also worth noting, averaging 1.8 made three-pointers over the last ten games.
The Golden Eagles have been dominant against Sun Belt opponents this season, winning 13 out of 17 games. They are also 8-2 in their last ten games and have covered the spread in seven of those games. Additionally, they are 3-6 ATS in their last nine road games.
Texas State Bobcats
The Texas State Bobcats have had a tough season, winning only 13 of their 30 games. They have lost seven of their last ten games and are 6-11 in the Sun Belt conference. The Bobcats are averaging 66.0 points per game and shooting 44.9% from the field.
Mason Harrell has been the team's leading scorer this season, averaging 16.0 points per game. Nighael Ceaser has been their best rebounder, averaging 6.4 rebounds per game over the last ten games. However, the Bobcats have struggled to shoot from beyond the arc, hitting only 32.6% of their three-point attempts.
The Bobcats have been particularly weak at home, winning only four of their 13 home games this season. They have also struggled against Sun Belt opponents, winning only six of their 17 games. Furthermore, they are 1-9 ATS in their last ten home games.
Betting Trends and Public Betting Data
The Texas State Bobcats are favored to win by 2.5 points in this game, with the over/under set at 136 points. As of writing, 54% of the public is betting on Southern Miss to cover the spread.
The Golden Eagles have been strong against the spread this season, covering in 17 out of 27 games. They have also covered in seven out of their last ten games. On the other hand, the Bobcats have struggled against the spread, covering in only nine out of their 27 games this season.
In this game, Southern Mississippi has an edge in most statistical categories, and they have been on a roll lately, winning 8 of their last 10 games. Texas State, on the other hand, has struggled recently, winning just 3 of their last 10 games. In addition, Texas State has a poor home record this season, going 4-9 on their home court.
We expect Southern Mississippi to win this game and cover the spread, which is currently at 2.5 points. We also expect the total to go under, as both teams have been playing solid defense lately.
Pick: Southern Mississippi -2.5, Under 136