Check out our free South Alabama vs Louisiana-Monroe pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Monroe. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
South Alabama vs Louisiana-Monroe Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 4th Betting Odds
Jaguars vs Warhawks Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: South Alabama Jaguars at Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
- Where: Monroe at Fant-Ewing Coliseum
- Date: Saturday, February 4th
- Betting Odds: South Alabama -2, SALA -137 | LAMON +111 O/U 135.0
South Alabama will take their 2 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 10-13. So far, the Jaguars have played 12 games on the road, with a record of 4-8. This season, South Alabama has been favored to win in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 7-4. For today’s contest, South Alabama has a betting line set -2 points in their favor.
South Alabama’s leading scorer this season is Isaih Moore, who is averaging 18.41 points per contest. So far, Moore has accounted for 25.16% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.23 rebounds per game and 4.59 assists. Kevin Samuel is the second leading scorer for the Jaguars, averaging 11.18 points per game. Between him and Samuel, they are accounting for 40.4% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for South Alabama this season, as they are currently ranked 186th in college basketball at 71.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Jaguars’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.6%, placing them 279th in the NCAA.
The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks head into today’s game in what will be their 25th game of the season, posting a record of 11-13. Currently, the Warhawks have been the home team 12 times, sitting with a record of 7-5. So far, the Warhawks have been the underdog 18 times, going 6-12 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2 underdogs on the spread.
Louisiana-Monroe will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Jamari Blackmon who is averaging 13.78 points per game for the Warhawks. Blackmon is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Warhawks’ offensive game plan is the play of Tyreke Locure who has hit 36.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.21 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Louisiana-Monroe this season, as they are currently ranked 164th in college basketball at 72.5 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Warhawks’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.8%, placing them 269th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: South Alabama Jaguars -2
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the South Alabama Jaguars to pick up the win and cover the spread as -2 point betting favorites. Although South Alabama as a team is just 104th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Warhawks’ defense. At -2 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Jaguars to come out on top and cover.