Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Red Wolves versus the Panthers? Tip off is at at 2:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at GSU Convocation Center in Atlanta, GA. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 145.5 points, and the Panthers are favored to win at home against the Red Wolves.
ARKANSAS STATE RED WOLVES VS GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Georgia State Panthers -1
This game will be played at GSU Convocation Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, December 30th.
WHY BET THE GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Panthers.
- Not only will Georgia State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.
Can the Red Wolves Pull Off a Win at Atlanta?
After 12 games, Arkansas State has a 4-8 record. In away games, the Red Wolves are 2-7, but they are 2-1 at home. Thus far, Arkansas State has been solid against the spread, boasting a record of 7-5. Within that ATS record, they have gone 5-4 when playing on the road and 2-1 when playing at home.
Looking at their over/under performance through 12 games, Arkansas State has an over/under record of 3-9-0, with their games averaging 152.2 points per game on average. The Red Wolves’ last five games have finished with a combined 146 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
In their previous game, the Red Wolves’ offense finished with 70 points, which is right in line with their current average of 74.2 points per contest. On offense, Arkansas State has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 41%. So far, they are 266th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 67%.
Coming into today’s game, the Arkansas State defense is giving up an average of 77.9 points per contest. Against Belmont in their most recent game, the Arkansas State defense gave up a total of 74 points while allowing Belmont to hit 48% of their shots.
Will the Panthers Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?
The Panthers come into today’s game with a 5-6 record, having just lost to BYU (86-54). In their last five home games, Georgia State has gone 3-2, which includes last year. As Georgia State enters today’s game, their ATS record is 4-5. However, in their last five games, the team has gone 0-3 vs. the spread.
Georgia State comes in with an over/under record of 4-5-0 through 11 games, with their games averaging a combined 150.7 points per game so far. The Panthers have an over/under record of 0-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 143 points per game.
Georgia State offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 54 points against BYU. In that game, they made 6/21 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 37%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Lucas Taylor who comes into today’s matchup averaging 14. Toneari Lane also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.3.
On defense, Georgia State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.8 points per game. Georgia State’s three-point defense is currently 30th in the country at 5.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 37.8% of their shots vs. Georgia State.