South Alabama Jaguars vs. Georgia State Panthers - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia State Panthers (13-8) at South Alabama Jaguars (9-14)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Mitchell Center)
The Line: South Alabama Jaguars -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia State Panthers will travel to play the South Alabama Jaguars in a Sun Belt game on Thursday.
The South Alabama Jaguars are 9-14 (4-8) and are coming off of a loss to Arkansas-Little Rock by a score of 74-43. South Alabama has lost 2 games in a row and is currently tied for 8th in the Sun Belt standings. South Alabama’s best conference win came against Texas-Arlington by 3 points. South Alabama is averaging 68.8 points per game while giving up 73.6 points per game. South Alabama is also averaging 37.3 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per game. Ken Williams is averaging 14.3 points per game and 3.2 assists per game for South Alabama. Georgi Boyanov is averaging 11.2 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game for the Jaguars. South Alabama is shooting 63.9% on free throws, 32.3% on three-pointers, and 41% on all field goal attempts.
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The Georgia State Panthers are 13-8 (6-6) and are coming off of a loss to Texas-Arlington by a score of 90-69. Georgia State has lost 4 of their last 5 games and is currently tied for 6th in the Sun Belt standings. Georgia State defeated South Alabama by a score of 70-55 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Georgia State is averaging 65.5 points per game while giving up 64.4 points per game. Georgia State is also averaging 30.9 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game. Jeremy Hollowell is averaging 14 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game for Georgia State. Kevin Ware is averaging 12.9 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game for the Panthers. Georgia State is shooting 69.2% on free throws, 32.8% on three-pointers, and 44.1% on all field goal attempts.
Georgia State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. Georgia State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The over is 5-2 in Georgia State’s last 7 games. South Alabama is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games. South Alabama is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games. The over is 4-1 in South Alabama’s last 5 home games. The home team is 4-0 ATS in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Georgia State has been able to play better defense than South Alabama, while South Alabama is the better rebounding team in this matchup. Georgia State comes into this game struggling recently, so I like South Alabama at home here.