Georgia State vs. Georgia Southern - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Southern Eagles (21-7) at Georgia State Panthers (21-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm (GSU Sports Arena)
The Line: Georgia State Panthers -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Southern Eagles and Georgia State Panthers meet Saturday at the GSU Sports Arena.
The Georgia Southern Eagles look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven. On the season, Georgia Southern is averaging 68.2 points on 41.9 percent shooting and is allowing 62.6 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Jelani Hewitt is averaging 18.2 points and 3.8 assists while Trent Wiedeman is averaging 11.6 points and 5.6 rebounds. Angel Matias is grabbing 5.6 rebounds and Mike Hughes is dishing 2.3 assists. The Georgia Southern Eagles have three players averaging at least 8.2 points, and they’re shooting 67.4 percent from the line and 32.3 percent from deep. Defensively, Georgia Southern is allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or less points in five of its last seven.
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The Georgia State Panthers look for a win after winning six of their last seven. On the season, Georgia State is averaging 71.3 points on 48.1 percent shooting and is allowing 63 points on 38.2 percent shooting. Ryan Harrow is averaging 20.8 points and four assists while R.J. Hunter is averaging 19.2 points and 4.7 rebounds. Markus Crider is grabbing 6.4 rebounds and Kevin Ware is dishing 2.3 assists. The Georgia State Panthers have four players averaging at least 7.4 points, and they’re shooting 72 percent from the line and 32.1 percent from deep. Defensively, GSU is allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in eight of its last 10 games.
The Eagles are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 road games and 15-6-2 ATS in their last 23 games overall. The Panthers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win. The Eagles are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Both teams have been red hot and three of the last five meetings between these two teams have been decided by four or less points. I'll take a shot with the points here.