South Florida @ SMU
Current Records: South Florida 5-9; SMU 11-4
What to Know
The SMU Mustangs and the South Florida Bulls are set to square off in an American Athletic matchup at 8 p.m. ET Jan. 12 at Moody Coliseum. The Mustangs are out to keep their nine-game home win streak alive.
The contest between SMU and the Cincinnati Bearcats last week was not a total blowout, but with SMU falling 77-60 on the road, it was darn close to turning into one. A silver lining for SMU was the play of guard Michael Weathers, who had 11 points in addition to eight boards.
Meanwhile, South Florida ended up a good deal behind the Tulane Green Wave when they played on Saturday, losing 68-54. Guard Jamir Chaplin (17 points) was the top scorer for South Florida.
The Mustangs are the favorite in this one, with an expected 14.5-point margin of victory. There could be an interesting gambling play in this one, as they have done quite well against the spread at home this season while the Bulls have struggled against the spread on the road.
When the teams previously met two seasons ago, SMU and South Florida were neck-and-neck, but SMU came up empty-handed after a 61-60 defeat. Maybe SMU will have more luck at home instead of on the road? Watch the matchup and check back on CBS Sports for all the details.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Moody Coliseum — Dallas, Texas
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $17.44
The Mustangs are a big 14.5-point favorite against the Bulls, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Mustangs as a 15-point favorite.
SMU have won six out of their last nine games against South Florida.
- Mar 07, 2020 – South Florida 61 vs. SMU 60
- Jan 01, 2020 – SMU 82 vs. South Florida 64
- Mar 10, 2019 – SMU 77 vs. South Florida 71
- Feb 07, 2019 – South Florida 67 vs. SMU 66
- Mar 04, 2018 – South Florida 65 vs. SMU 54
- Dec 31, 2017 – SMU 79 vs. South Florida 39
- Jan 07, 2017 – SMU 84 vs. South Florida 65
- Feb 07, 2016 – SMU 92 vs. South Florida 58
- Jan 02, 2016 – SMU 72 vs. South Florida 58
Injury Report for SMU
No Injury Information
Injury Report for South Florida
- Bayron Matos: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
- Lamont Evans: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)