The Bulls and Eagles are set to face off at 3:00 ET on ESPN+. The Eagles will host the game at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse in Statesboro, GA. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 151.5 points, and Georgia Southern is favored by -8.5 at home against Buffalo.

BUFFALO BULLS VS GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Buffalo Bulls +8.5

This game will be played at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse at 3:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE BUFFALO BULLS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-72 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Even though we have Georgia Southern winning straight-up, we like Buffalo at +8.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Will the Buffalo Defense Show Up on the Road?

Buffalo will be the underdog for the 17th time this season when they take on Georgia Southern. The Bulls have gone just 1-16 as the underdog this year.

Buffalo enters this game on a nine-game losing streak, and they have gone just 2-20 overall this season. On the road, the Bulls have gone just 1-9, and their average scoring margin is -10.3 points per game.

Buffalo has an overall ATS record of 6-15 this season, but they have gone 6-4 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Bulls are 6-11 vs. the spread this year and have gone 0-3 ATS in their last 3 road games.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Buffalo’s games this season (146.9). So far, 18 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

Buffalo finished with 73 points in their game against Bowling Green. This total surpasses their season-average of 66.8 points per game. The team’s scoring leader is Sy Chatman, who holds an average of 17.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Isaiah Adams is averaging 12.6 points per game this season.

So far, the Bulls’ defense is ranked 317th in the country at 80.4 points per contest. So far, the Buffalo defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 14 times per game (696th).

Will Georgia Southern Win at Home?

Georgia Southern has struggled this season, as they have a record of 5-19. They have lost two games in a row, and they are 5-6 in conference play. So far, they have gone 3-4 at home, and their average scoring margin at home is +.1.

Coming into this game, Georgia Southern has been the underdog in 21 of their 24 games. However, they are 1-1 when they are favored. Their average scoring margin on the road is -13.3, and they are 2-14 away from home.

Georgia Southern’s ATS record for the season is 8-13-2. At home, they have gone 3-3-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles are 5-4-1.

Georgia Southern’s over/under record for the season sits at 12-11 and the average scoring total in their games is 149 points. Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this season (146.1). So far, 18 of their games have had a lower over/under line than today’s total. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 152 points.

Most recently, the Georgia Southern offense finished with just 65 points vs. South Alabama. For the game, they hit 5/24 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 40.4%. The team’s top scorer is Tyren Moore, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15.2, while Eren Banks also carries a PPG average of 9.2 into the game.

At present, the Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 308th, allowing 79.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Georgia Southern’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 46.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 36.8% this season.