UAB Blazers VS Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles

College Basketball 07:30 PM ET

Monday

01/08/2021

ESPN+

Spread: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles +16

Over/Under: 132.5

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The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles will challenge the UAB Blazers at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday, January 8, 2021, at 7:30 PM, EST.

The Golden Eagles snapped their 4-game winning spree after crippling their defenses against the UTEP Miners. The teams were nip-and-tuck in the early going, with UTEP holding a 1-point advantage (30-29) over the Golden Eagles. Southern Miss topped their game with an additional 33 in the 2nd half, but their efforts were futile as the Miners grabbed 47 more. At 77-62, the UTEP Miners ended Southern Mississippi’s winning streak. Southern Mississippi fired for 53.8% of their shots from the floor on 21-39 shooting while hitting 42.9% of their shots from the line on 3-7 attempts. They made 17-22 of their free throws for 77.3% and outrebounded the Miners at 32-17. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 5th in the roster of teams included in the West Division of the Conference USA at 1-1 with an overall record of 5 wins and 4 losses.

Jaron Pierre Jr. carried the team with 15 points, 3 rebounds, and 1 assist, while Tyler Stevenson dropped 10 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 dimes. Denijay Harris, Tae Hardy, and Ladavius Draine combined for a total of 20 points to add to the scoreboard. Southern Mississippi records 4-1 ATS and 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs UAB Blazers Predictions 1/8/2021

The UAB Blazers got their 1st loss of the season after failing to outlast the Chattanooga Mocs in their recent game. The team was down for 4 points when halftime came with 35-31, in favor of the Chattanooga Mocs. The Blazers outscored the Mocs at 35-34 for the 2nd half, but it was in vain as Chattanooga still held the lead with a 3-point advantage. At 69-66, the UAB Blazers stained their flawless record to get their 1st loss of the season. The team connected their FGs for 44.6% on 29-65 attempts while being 18.8% from beyond the arc on 3-16 shots. They averaged 55.6% for their free throws on 5-9 tries and outrebounded the Mocs at 39-33. The UAB Blazers are 2nd in the West Division of the Conference USA with an overall record of 7 wins and 1 loss.

Michael Ertel led in scoring with 18 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists, while Tavin Lovan made 10 points and 2 boards. The rest of their starters only contributed a total of 16 points in the loss. Jalen Benjamin came off the bench and dropped an additional 14, along with 1 rebound, and 2 steals. The Blazers are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games and 9-1 SU in their last 10.

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs UAB Blazers. The NCAAB pick for the game is the Youngstown State Penguins +13.5. Though Southern Mississippi struggles with their offensive surges, the team compensates their team play with a phenomenal defensive department. It will be enough to hold off the UAB Blazers from generating offense and claim the blowout victory.

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NCAAB Starting Time: 7:30 PM, EST

Location: Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama

Date: Friday, January 8, 2021

TV: ESPN+

NCAAB Odds: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles +16

NCAAB Totals: 132.5

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