Betting on today’s Wolverines and Golden Eagles game? Catch the action at Flagler Gymnasium in St. Augustine, FL, as the Golden Eagles hosts this showdown at 12:00 ET on ESPN+. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 138.5 points, and the Golden Eagles are favored to win at home vs. the Wolverines.
UTAH VALLEY WOLVERINES VS SOUTHERN MISS GOLDEN EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Southern Miss Golden Eagles -2.5
This game will be played at Flagler Gymnasium at 12:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE SOUTHERN MISS GOLDEN EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-66 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
- Not only will Southern Miss pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Can Utah Valley Stun the Crowd at Flagler Gymnasium?
Utah Valley heads into today’s game against Southern Miss with a 1-1 record on the season. Looking back at their previous three games as the underdog, they have a 1-2 record. As of today’s game, Utah Valley has a 1-1 ATS record. In their previous ten games, which includes last season, Utah Valley has gone 7-2 against the spread.
In two games, Utah Valley comes in with an over/under mark of 1-1-0, with their games averaging 129.5 points per game. Over the course of the last five games, the Wolverines’ games have averaged 73 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-2.
In their most recent game, the Utah Valley offense put up just 45 points vs. the Charlotte 49ers. Overall, they are now averaging 68.3 points per game which is 313rd in the country. The team’s top scorer is Drake Allen, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 13.3, while Tanner Toolson also carries a PPG average of 11 into the game.
At this time, the Wolverines’ defense is positioned 87th in the country, permitting 69.3 points per game. Utah Valley will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Charlotte to just 40% shooting in their most recent game.
Will the Golden Eagles Win at Home?
Southern Miss will be playing their second game of the season today against Utah Valley. In their previous three games, which includes last year’s record, Southern Miss has a 1-2 record at home. Southern Miss has a current ATS record of 0-1 heading into today’s game. Leading up to their first home game of the season, Southern Miss had a 10-4 vs. the spread record at home last season.
Heading into their 2nd game of the season, Southern Miss has an over/under record of 0-1-0 after going 16-13-0 last season (over/under). In the Golden Eagles’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 70 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-1.
The Southern Miss offense is coming off a game in which they scored 54 points vs. Akron. Overall their field goal percentage was 40.4% while connecting on 5 threes. The team’s top scorer is Austin Crowley, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15, while Donovan Ivory also maintains a PPG average of 11.3 leading up to the game.
In the current season, the Southern Miss defense has excelled, sitting 5th in the nation by allowing 53.0 points per game. So far, the Southern Miss defense is giving up an average of 5.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.3 times per game (435th).