Arkansas State vs. Georgia Southern - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Southern Eagles (7-12) at Arkansas State Red Wolves (10-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:05 pm (Convocation Center)
The Line: Arkansas State Red Wolves -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Southern Eagles and Arkansas State Red Wolves meet Saturday at the ASU Convocation Center.
The Georgia Southern Eagles need a victory after losing six of their last nine games. The Georgia Southern Eagles are averaging 73.7 points on 39.5 percent shooting and allowing 80.5 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Tookie Brown is averaging 17.5 points and 3.3 assists while Mike Hughes is averaging 12.7 points and 4.7 rebounds. Ike Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Devonte Boykins is dishing 2.2 assists. The Georgia Southern Eagles are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. The Eagles are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Georgia Southern Eagles have lost 11 of their last 17 road games.
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are averaging 73.8 points on 41.1 percent shooting and allowing 77.3 points on 39.2 percent shooting. Devin Carter is averaging 17.2 points and 2.1 assists while Anthony Livingston is averaging 15.2 points and 9.4 rebounds. Donte Thomas is dishing 6.1 assists and Sean Gardner is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Red Wolves are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Arkansas State Red Wolves have won six of their last seven home games.
The Eagles are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Red Wolves are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS win. The underdog is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Georgia Southern is in bad form right now and hasn't been that hot on the road this season. Arkansas State has played its best ball at home and has covered five of its last six at home. I'll eat the reasonable number.