Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Eagles versus the Chanticleers? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at The HTC Center in Conway, SC. The over/under for this game is set at 152 points, and Coastal Carolina is favored by -1 vs. Georgia Southern in a Sun Belt conference matchup.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES VS COASTAL CAROLINA CHANTICLEERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers -1

This game will be played at The HTC Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE COASTAL CAROLINA CHANTICLEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 79-66 in favor of the Chanticleers.
  • Not only will Coastal Carolina pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will the Eagles Exceed Expectations on the Road?

Georgia Southern is 5-20 this season and has lost four straight games. They are 5-7 in Sun Belt play and 0-13 in non-conference games. The Eagles are 2-14 on the road this season, and their average margin of defeat in those games is -13.3 points. This season, they have been the underdog in 22 of their 25 games and have gone 4-18 in those contests.

In their last game, Georgia Southern lost to Buffalo by a score of 82-81. Over their last 10 road games, the Eagles have gone 2-8. So far, they have been the underdog in 22 of their 25 games, going 4-18 in those contests.

Against the spread this season, Georgia Southern is 9-14-2. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-10-1. As the underdog, the Eagles have gone 9-12-1 vs. the spread this year. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Georgia Southern is 6-4 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 152 is higher than the average over/under line of 146.3 in Georgia Southern’s games this season. So far, their over/under record is 14-11. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 157 points and their OU record during this span is 2-1. On the year, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 152.

Georgia Southern is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 81 points vs. Buffalo. This figure is more than their season average of 70.9 points per game. Offensively, the Eagles hold a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, placing them 344th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 151st in terms of percentage and 22nd in three-pointers made.

So far, the Eagles’ defense is ranked 305th in the country at 79.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Buffalo, the Bulls finished with a field goal percentage of 39% and a total of 82 points vs. Georgia Southern.

Pressure Builds for Coastal Carolina as Home Favorites

Coastal Carolina will look to snap a three-game losing streak when they take on Georgia Southern on Wednesday. The Chanticleers are 6-17 overall this season, including a 3-9 record in Sun Belt Conference action.

At home, Coastal Carolina is just 3-9, and they have been outscored by an average of 6.9 points per game. On the season, the Chanticleers have been the underdog 17 times, going 3-14 in those games.

Coastal Carolina has an ATS record of 11-9-1 this season and they are 6-6 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Chanticleers have gone just 2-8 vs. the spread.

So far this season, Coastal Carolina games have an over/under record of 13-8 and today’s line of 152 is higher than the average over/under line in their games of 150.5. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 163 points compared to their season average of 153.5 points per game. Their OU record over their last three games is 3-0 and their OU record over their last 10 games is 7-3.

The Chanticleers’ offense finished with 75 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 74.7 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Jacob Meyer, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 14, while Ginika Ojiako also carries a PPG average of 12.7 into the game.

At present, the Chanticleers’ defense is nationally ranked 310th, allowing 79.9 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 10.0 threes per game vs. Georgia Southern. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.9%.