Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Monarchs versus the Panthers? Tip off is at at 7:00 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 for this game is set at 150 points, and the Panthers are the home favorites against the Monarchs in a Sun Belt conference matchup.
OLD DOMINION MONARCHS VS GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Old Dominion Monarchs +6
This game will be played at GSU Convocation Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 11th.
WHY BET THE OLD DOMINION MONARCHS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-72 in favor of the Panthers.
- Even though we have Georgia State winning straight-up, we like Old Dominion at +6.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 150 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Will the Monarchs Come Through as Road Underdogs?
Old Dominion will be looking to snap a four-game losing streak when they take on Georgia State. So far this season, the Monarchs have gone 4-11 and are 0-4 in Sun Belt play. On the road, they are 0-7, and their average margin of defeat is -11.7 points per game.
Over their last ten road games, Old Dominion has gone 2-8, and they have lost their last five games away from home. On the season, they are just 1-8 as the underdog, and their record as the underdog is 1-8.
Old Dominion’s ATS record this season is just 3-11, including a 1-6 mark vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Monarchs are just 3-7 vs. the spread.
Old Dominion’s over/under record this season sits at 8-5-1, and today’s over/under line of 150 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (143.3). So far, seven of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 150. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 7-3.
In their recent matchup, the Old Dominion offense ended with 75 points against Arkansas State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42.3% and made 9 threes. The team’s top scorer is Vasean Allette, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 16.7, while Chaunce Jenkins also maintains a PPG average of 15.9 leading up to the game.
So far, the Monarchs’ defense is ranked 274th in the country at 77.9 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 9.5 threes per game vs. Georgia State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 37.7%.
Will Georgia State Find a Way to Win at Home?
Georgia State comes into this game with a record of 7-7, including a 2-1 mark in Sun Belt play. The Panthers have been much better at home, going 2-1 compared to 3-6 on the road.
As the favorite, Georgia State has gone 4-2 in six games, and they are currently riding a two-game winning streak. Their average scoring margin at home is +2.0 points per game, and their record over the last 10 home games is 5-5.
Georgia State’s ATS record this season is currently 5-6-1. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Panthers have gone 6-3-1 vs. the spread. At home this year, Georgia State’s ATS mark is 1-1-1.
Georgia State’s over/under record this season sits at 7-5 and today’s over/under line of 150 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (148.7). So far, five of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 165 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 5-3.
Georgia State’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 90 points against South Alabama. They had an overall field goal percentage of 55% and made 14/19 free throws. The team’s top scorer is Lucas Taylor, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.1, while Toneari Lane also maintains a PPG average of 12.9 leading up to the game.
The Panthers’ defense is presently ranked 223rd nationally, allowing an average of 74.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Georgia State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 25.8% this season.