Planning on watching today’s Panthers and Monarchs game? Catch the action at Chartway Arena in Norfolk, VA, as the Monarchs hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. Georgia State come into this Sun Belt conference matchup as the -1.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 150.5 points.

GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS VS OLD DOMINION MONARCHS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Old Dominion Monarchs +1.5

This game will be played at Chartway Arena at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE OLD DOMINION MONARCHS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Monarchs.
  • Not only will Old Dominion pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for Georgia State?

Georgia State comes into this game with a record of 11-14, including a 5-8 mark in Sun Belt Conference play. On the road, the Panthers are just 4-11 this season and have been outscored by an average of 5.7 points per game. For the year, Georgia State has been favored in 11 of their 25 games, going 7-4 in those contests.

In their most recent game, the Panthers lost to James Madison by a score of 83-63. Over their last 10 road games, Georgia State has gone just 2-8. On the season, they are getting outscored by an average of 5.7 points per game on the road.

Georgia State’s ATS record this season is currently 10-12-1. As the favorite, they are 6-4-1 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-9, including a 1-2 record in their last 3 road games.

Georgia State’s over/under record this season is 13-10 and the average scoring total in their games is currently 151.7 points. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 0-3.

The Georgia State offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 63 points versus James Madison. During the game, they attempted 26 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 39%. The top scorer for the Panthers was Julian Mackey with 18 points, while Leslie Nkereuwem also chipped in with 15 points.

Currently, the Panthers’ defense holds the 235th rank in the nation, allowing 74.6 points per game. In their previous game vs. James Madison, the Dukes finished with a field goal percentage of 49% and a total of 83 points vs. Georgia State.

Is a Home Win Possible for Old Dominion?

Old Dominion enters this game as a 1.5-point underdog, and they have gone 2-13 in games where they are the underdog. The Monarchs have lost four straight games, and they are just 6-20 overall this season. In Sun Belt play, Old Dominion is 2-12.

At home, the Monarchs have gone just 4-9 this season, and they have lost five straight games. Their average scoring margin at home this season is -3.9, and over their last 10 games at home, they are 2-8. In their most recent game, Old Dominion lost to Louisiana-Lafayette by a score of 68-60.

As the underdog this season, Old Dominion has gone just 4-10-1 vs. the spread. Their home ATS mark is 3-10 and they are just 2-8 in their last 10 games as the favorite. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Monarchs have gone 3-6-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Old Dominion’s games this year (146 points) and their over/under record is 12-11-2. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 131 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

The Old Dominion offense is coming off a game in which they scored 60 points vs. Louisiana-Lafayette. Overall their field goal percentage was 37.7% while connecting on 4 threes. Leading Old Dominion in scoring vs. Louisiana-Lafayette was Chaunce Jenkins with his 16 points. Tyrone Williams also added 13 points for the Monarchs.

Currently, the Monarchs’ defense holds the 270th rank in the nation, allowing 76.2 points per game. Old Dominion’s three-point defense is currently 236th in the country at 8.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.4% of their shots vs. Old Dominion.