Betting on today's Broncos and Golden Eagles game? Catch the action at Reed Green Coliseum in Hattiesburg, MS, as the Golden Eagles hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 142 points, and Southern Miss is favored by -7.5 at home against Western Michigan.


The Pick: Southern Miss Golden Eagles -7.5

This game will be played at Reed Green Coliseum at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
  • Not only will Southern Miss pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Western Michigan Pull Off a Road Win?

Western Michigan heads into this game as a 7.5-point underdog. They have an overall record of 8-15 and have lost four straight games. So far this season, they are 5-12 when considered the underdog.

On the road, the Broncos are just 2-9 this season, and their average scoring margin is -9.5. In their last 10 games on the road, they have gone 2-8, and they are currently on a four-game losing streak away from home.

As the underdog this season, Western Michigan has gone 11-6 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Broncos have an ATS mark of 7-3. On the road, they are 7-4 ATS this year and have gone 6-4 over their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

Western Michigan's over/under record for the season sits at 10-12 and today's line of 142 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (144.5). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points and the OU record in those games is 0-3. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today's line.

The Western Michigan offense is coming off a game in which they scored 61 points vs. Kent State. Overall their field goal percentage was 44% while connecting on 3 threes. Offensively, the Broncos hold a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, placing them 192nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 191st in terms of percentage and 154th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Broncos' defense is ranked 244th in the country at 75.0 points per contest. In today's game, the Western Michigan defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 63 points.

Are the Golden Eagles Ready for a Home Win?

After winning their most recent game, 78-73, over Old Dominion, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles enter this game with a 13-11 record. They have been strong at home this season, going 6-4, and they have won their last five games at home.

On the season, Southern Miss has been favored in nine games and has gone 6-3 in those matchups. As for their record against the spread, they have a -0.3 average scoring margin at home.

At home this season, Southern Miss has an ATS record of 4-5-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Eagles are 3-6-1 vs. the spread. In their last 3 home games, Southern Miss is 2-0-1 ATS.

Today's over/under line of 142 for Southern Miss' game against Western Michigan is very close to the average over/under line in their games this year (143.2). So far, their over/under record this season is 10-11-1. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points, which is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (143.2). Their over/under record over their last three games is 1-1-1.

The Southern Miss offense is coming off a game where they scored 78 points against Old Dominion. They posted a field goal percentage of 46.3% and connected on 9 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Austin Crowley who comes into today's matchup averaging 16.2. Donovan Ivory also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.2.

So far, the Golden Eagles' defense is ranked 134th in the country at 70.8 points per contest. The Southern Miss defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 73 points and allowed Old Dominion to connect on 9 threes.