Georgia State vs. Texas State - 1/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas State Bobcats (7-4) at Georgia State Panthers (9-4)
College Basketball: Monday, January 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm (GSU Sports Arena)
The Line: Georgia State Panthers -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia State Panthers and the Texas State Bobcats face off on Monday a GSU Sports Arena in college basketball action.
The Georgia State Panthers are 8-4 this season and they have won three of their last four games. GSU is averaging 69.4 points and they are shooting 47.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.2 points and they are shooting 40.1 percent. R.J. Hunter leads the Panthers averaging 20.8 points per game to lead the Panthers. Ryan Harrow is averaging 18.6 points and 5.6 assists, Markus Crider is averaging 7.7 points and 5.6 rebounds, Kevin Ware is averaging 7.1 points, and T.J. Shipes is averaging 5.7 points and 5.5 rebounds. Georgia State is 4-0 at home this season.
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The Texas State Bobcats are 7-3 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Georgia Southern in Sun Belt college basketball action. Texas State is averaging 56.9 points ad they are shooting 42.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 58 points and their opponents are shooting 42.7 percent. Emani Grant leads the Bobcats averaging 13.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Wesley Davis is averaging 9.0 points, Cameron Naylor is averaging 8.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, and D.J. Brown is averaging 7.3 points. Texas State is 2-3 on the road this season.
Georgia State is 6-2 against the spread against the Sun Belt, 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 home games, and 1-5 against the spread following a win. Texas State is 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six road games, 1-6 against the spread following a loss, and 4-10-1 against the spread in their last 15 road games against a team with a winning home record.
I like Georgia State to win here but this number looks pretty big so I will take the points in a lukewarm play.