North Texas Mean Green vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles: 2/12/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 12, 2021

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles (7-12) will try to end a six-game losing streak when they host the North Texas Mean Green (10-6) on Friday, February 12, 2021 at Reed Green Coliseum as 8.5-point underdogs. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The point total for the matchup is set at 126.5.

Betting Information

North Texas vs Southern Miss Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
North Texas -8.5 -110 -110 126.5 -109 -112 -455 335

Computer Picks

Computer picks for North Texas vs Southern Miss
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Pick Em Over (126.5) North Texas 70 Southern Miss 62

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Total Facts

  • The Mean Green and their opponents have scored no less than 126.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 11 of 16 games (68.8%) this year.
  • Southern Miss and its opponents have combined to score at least 126.5 points in 14 of 19 games (73.7%) this year.
  • These teams average a combined 138.2 points per game, 11.7 more points than the over/under of 126.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.5 more points per game (129) than this matchup’s over/under of 126.5 points.
  • The average total the Mean Green have had set in games this season is 9.3 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • Golden Eagles games this season have averaged a total of 131.4 points, 4.9 more than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Mean Green score 6.8 more points per game (73.1) than the Golden Eagles allow (66.3).
  • North Texas has a 6-0 record against the spread and an 8-1 record overall when putting up more than 66.3 points.
  • Southern Miss has a 1-5 record against the spread and a 0-6 record overall when giving up more than 73.1 points.
  • The Golden Eagles’ 65.1 points per game are only 2.4 more points than the 62.7 the Mean Green allow.
  • Southern Miss has compiled a 6-5 overall record and a 5-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 62.7 points.
  • North Texas has an ATS record of 1-4 and a 3-4 record overall when its opponents score more than 65.1 points.
  • The Mean Green have out-scored their opponents by a total of 166 points this season (10.4 points per game on average), and opponents of the Golden Eagles have out-scored them by 23 more points on the year (1.2 per game).

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North Texas Betting Information

  • North Texas has been good against the spread this season, posting an 8-6 record.
  • The Mean Green fare well when favored by at least 8.5 points, posting a 4-0 record against the spread.
  • The Mean Green have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 6 of 14 contests this season, a rate of 42.9%

Southern Miss Betting Information

  • The Golden Eagles have a 9-8 record against the spread, covering in 52.9% of their contests.
  • In most of Southern Miss’ games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (9 out of 17 games, 52.9%).

Head to Head

North Texas vs Southern Miss (Last 2 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/16/2020 North Texas -6 128 -278 +220 Regular Season 72-52 NTX
1/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-62 NTX

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North Texas Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Mean Green is Javion Hamlet, who scores 12.9 points and dishes out 4.4 assists per game.
  • Zachary Simmons is the Mean Green best rebounder, hauling in an average of 6.2 boards in each contest while scoring 10.2 points per game.
  • James Reese leads the Mean Green in three-point shooting with an average of 2.0 threes per game.
  • Reese is the Mean Green leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Thomas Bell leads them in blocks with 1.0 per contest.

Southern Miss Leaders

  • Tyler Stevenson collects 14.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Golden Eagles, enough to make him the top scorer and rebounder on the squad.
  • The Golden Eagles’ top assist machine is Tae Hardy with a stat line of 2.8 assists, 10.6 points, and 2.2 rebounds per game.
  • LaDavius Draine leads his teammates on the Golden Eagles with 1.8 made threes per contest.
  • Hardy (1.3 steals per game) and DeAndre Pinckney (0.6 blocks per game) lead the Golden Eagles in steals and blocks, respectively.
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