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Georgia State vs. Texas State - 1/24/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Texas State at Georgia State
Date & Time Thursday January 24, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
GSU Sports Arena
Atlanta, Georgia
The Line
The Line: Georgia State -3 -- Over/Under: 140.5
TV Channel
ESPN+
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The Texas State Bobcats and Georgia State Panthers meet Thursday in college basketball action at the GSU Sports Arena.

The Texas State Bobcats look for another win after winning six of their last seven games. The Texas State Bobcats are averaging 72.8 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 64.4 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Nijal Pearson is averaging 18.4 points and 1.6 assists while Tre'Larenz Nottingham is averaging 13.6 points and 3.3 rebounds. Alex Peacock is dishing 2.7 assists and Eric Terry is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Texas State Bobcats are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 64.8 percent from the free throw line. The Texas State Bobcats are allowing 30.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game. The Texas State Bobcats have won six of their last seven road games.

The Georgia State Panthers look to stay hot after winning seven of their last eight games. The Georgia State Panthers are averaging 74.6 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 73.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting. D'Marcus Simonds is averaging 19.7 points and 3.7 assists while Devin Mitchell is averaging 13.6 points and 1.5 rebounds. Malik Benlevi is the third double-digit scorer and Jeff Thomas is dishing 1.5 assists. The Georgia State Panthers are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 62.8 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia State Panthers are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game. The Georgia State Panthers have won all seven home games this season.

The Bobcats are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games, 15-6-1 ATS in their last 22 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Panthers are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS loss. The Bobcats are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Georgia St and the road team is 9-1 ATS in the last 10 meetings. The under is 6-2 in Panthers last 8 overall. The under is 5-1 in Bobcats last 6 road games.

The Georgia State Panthers have won each of the last four meetings against the Texas State Bobcats, which includes a four point win on the road a couple of weeks ago. The Texas State Bobcats have been really good against the number, which includes an 11-6 record on the season. The Georgia State Panthers are winning by an average of 7.3 points at home this season while shooting 48.4 percent from the field. Texas State has been really good to back in spots like this, but we're not getting enough points to fade a really good Georgia State side. The Georgia State Panthers are unbeaten at home this season and have had their way offensively in those games. I'll lay the bucket with the Panthers at home.

Pick:
Georgia State -3

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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