Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Eagles and Warhawks. The game is starting at 3:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Warhawks at Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, LA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 140 points, and the Warhawks are favored to win at home against the Eagles.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES VS LOUISIANA-MONROE WARHAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks -3.5

This game will be played at Fant-Ewing Coliseum at 3:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE LOUISIANA-MONROE WARHAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Warhawks.
  • Not only will Louisiana-Monroe pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Can the Eagles Grab a Win in Monroe?

Georgia Southern comes into today’s game as the underdog, with a point spread of +3.5. So far this season, the Eagles have an overall record of 1-13 and are 0-10 on the road.

In their last game, Georgia Southern faced off against Arkansas State and lost by a score of 109-83. Over their last ten road games, the Eagles are winless.

Georgia Southern has struggled against the spread this season, going just 3-10-1. Their road ATS mark is 1-8-1 and their underdog ATS record is 3-9-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 3-7 vs. the spread.

Georgia Southern’s over/under record for the season is 8-6 and their games have averaged 148.9 points. Today’s over/under line of 140 is lower than the average OU line in their games (144) and their average scoring total in their last three games is 147 points. So far this season, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

Georgia Southern is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 83 points versus Arkansas State. This output is higher than their season-average of 68.4 points per game. Tyren Moore is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 13 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Jamar Franklin brings a PPG average of 8.1 into the game.

So far, the Eagles’ defense is ranked 283rd in the country at 80.4 points per contest. So far, the Georgia Southern defense is giving up an average of 11.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 14.1 times per game (683rd).

Can the Louisiana-Monroe Offense Score Enough at Home?

After starting the season 4-3, the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks have dropped five straight games and now sit at 4-8 overall. In their last game, they lost to Marshall by a score of 68-57.

So far this season, the Warhawks are 1-2 at home and have an average scoring margin of -5.7 points per game at home. Over their last ten games at home, they are just 4-6.

As the favorite this year, Louisiana-Monroe has gone 0-2 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Warhawks have gone 4-6 vs. the spread. At home this season, ULM is 0-3 against the spread, and over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 2-6 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS record this year is 4-6.

So far this season, the over/under record for Louisiana-Monroe games is 4-6. The average scoring total in their games this year is 134.2 points, which is slightly below their average over/under line of 139. Today’s over/under line of 140 is higher than the average scoring total in their last three games (129 points).

The Louisiana-Monroe offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 57 points versus Marshall. During the game, they attempted 15 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 32.2%. The team’s top scorer is Nika Metskhvarishvili, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 10.6, while Tyreke Locure also carries a PPG average of 9.2 into the game.

The Warhawks’ defense is presently ranked 168th nationally, allowing an average of 72.3 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. Georgia Southern. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.2%.