Georgia Southern vs. Texas State - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas State Bobcats (9-10) at Georgia Southern Eagles (9-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Hanner Fieldhouse)
The Line: Georgia Southern Eagles -4 -- Over/Under: 136 See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Southern Eagles and the Texas State Bobcats face off on Saturday in Sun Belt Conference college basketball action.
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 9-12 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Georgia Southern is averaging 74 points per game and they are shooting 40.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 79.3 points per game and their opponents are shooting 46.6 percent. Tookie Brown leads the Eagles averaging 17.9 points per game. Mike Hughes is averaging 13.6 points, Ike Smith is averaging 12.8 points and 5.0 rebounds, and Jake Allsmiller is averaging 6.8 points. Georgia Southern is 6-3 at home and 5-6 in the Sun Belt.
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The Texas State Bobcats are 9-10 this season and they have lost their last three games and five of their last six. Texas State is averaging 64 points per game and they are shooting 41.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.5 points and their opponents are shooting 45.2 percent. Kavin Gilder-Tilbury leads the Bobcats averaging 12.9 points per game. Emani Gant is averaging 11.7 points and 6.9 rebounds, Ethan Montalvo is averaging 10.6 points, and Cameron Naylor is averaging 9.2 points. Texas State is 3-8 on the road and 3-7 in the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern is 6-0 against the spread in their last six games, 5-2 against the spread following a win, and 6-0 against the spread against the Sun Belt. Texas State is 11-24-1 against the spread in their last 36 road games, 4-1 against the spread following a loss, and 2-9-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
Georgia Southern is playing their best right now and I see them covering this modest number.