Planning on watching today’s Pioneers and Jaguars game? Catch the action at Mitchell Center in Mobile, AL, as the Jaguars hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 149.5 points, and the Jaguars are favored to win at home against the Pioneers.
DENVER PIONEERS VS SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUARS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Denver Pioneers +7.5
This game will be played at Mitchell Center at 4:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE DENVER PIONEERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Jaguars.
- Even though we have South Alabama winning straight-up, we like Denver at +7.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Do the Pioneers Have What it Takes on the Road?
Denver is currently 2-2 after playing four games. If they win today, their road record would improve to 2-2. In terms of Denver’s performance against the spread, they come into today’s game with a 2-2 ATS record. Away from home, Denver is 1-2 vs. the spread so far this season and 3-7 in their last ten road games.
Denver’s games have, on average, featured 170.5 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 148.8 points so far. When analyzing the Pioneers’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 83 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
Coming off their recent game, the Denver offense tallied 74 points in a matchup against SIUE. Their field goal percentage for the game was 39.7%, and they made 9 threes. Tommy Bruner was the leading scorer for the Pioneers, putting up 33 points. In addition, DeAndre Craig contributed 10 points.
The Pioneers’ defense is presently ranked 128th nationally, allowing an average of 83.2 points per contest. So far, the Denver defense is giving up an average of 9.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.2 times per game (253rd).
Can the Jaguars Pull Off a Home Win?
As they prepare for their third game, South Alabama will face Denver with a record of 1-1. Looking at their last three games, South Alabama has a record of 2-1 when favored. South Alabama has a current ATS record of 1-1 heading into today’s game. Over their last three games, the school has a 1-1 ATS record with an average scoring margin of +12.
Through two games, South Alabama has an over/under record of 0-2-0 with their games averaging a combined 137 points per game so far. The Jaguars have an over/under record of 2-0 in their last three games, with their games averaging 79 points per game.
Coming off their recent game, the South Alabama offense tallied 46 points in a matchup against Alabama. Their field goal percentage for the game was 23.3%, and they made 5 threes. Leading South Alabama in scoring vs. Alabama was Maxwell Land with his 15 points. Isiah Gaiter also added 8 points for the Jaguars.
Facing Denver, South Alabama aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 85.8 points allowed per game (136th). In today’s game vs. Denver, the South Alabama defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, South Alabama made 22 free-throws vs. the Jaguars.