Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Golden Eagles and Eagles. The game is starting at 3:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Eagles at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse in Statesboro, GA. Get ready to place your bets! The Golden Eagles are favored in this Sun Belt conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 140.5 points.

SOUTHERN MISS GOLDEN EAGLES VS GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Southern Eagles +3.5

This game will be played at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse at 3:00 ET on Saturday, December 30th.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-71 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Georgia Southern pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Do the Golden Eagles Have What it Takes on the Road?

After playing 12 games, Southern Miss has a 6-6 record. They have gone 3-2 on the road and 1-4 at home. Southern Miss currently has an ATS record that is below .500, sitting at 2-8. Up to this point, the Golden Eagles have gone 2-3 on the road ATS and 0-5 vs. the spread at home.

Southern Miss comes in with an over/under record of 6-4-0 through 12 games, with their games averaging a combined 145.3 points per game so far. The Golden Eagles have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 152 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

The Southern Miss offense is coming off a game where they scored 72 points against Ole Miss. They posted a field goal percentage of 47.7% and connected on 7 threes. The team’s top scorer is Austin Crowley, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.7, while Victor Hart also maintains a PPG average of 14.2 leading up to the game.

Currently, the Golden Eagles’ defense holds the 122nd rank in the nation, allowing 70.0 points per game. The Southern Miss defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 89 points and allowed Ole Miss to connect on 7 threes.

Can the Eagles Grab a Win at Home?

Georgia Southern, who currently have a record of 0-12, are looking for their first win of the season. In their last ten games at home, which includes games from last year, Georgia Southern have a record of 6-4. Before today’s game, Georgia Southern has a 2-9-1 record against the spread. In their last ten games, Georgia Southern is 2-3 vs. the spread.

After 12 games, Georgia Southern has an over/under record of 6-6-0, with their games averaging a combined 144.8 points per game so far. The Eagles’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 127 points per game.

The Georgia Southern offense is coming off a game where they scored 42 points against Florida Gulf Coast. They posted a field goal percentage of 30.8% and connected on 6 threes. On offense, Georgia Southern has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 39%. So far, they are 303rd in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 71%.

The Eagles’ defense is presently ranked 259th nationally, allowing an average of 79.2 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.6 threes per game vs. Southern Miss. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 37.2%.