Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Bobcats and Eagles. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Eagles at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse in Statesboro, GA. Get ready to place your bets! This Sun Belt conference matchup has an over/under of 137 points, and Georgia Southern is favored to win by -3 at home vs. Texas State.

TEXAS STATE BOBCATS VS GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Southern Eagles -3

This game will be played at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Georgia Southern pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Texas State Pull Off A Win at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse?

Texas State is about to play their 28th game of the year and currently have a record of 11-16. So far this season, Texas State has gone 4-10 on the road and 5-6 at home. Texas State has a subpar ATS record, sitting at 11-14. In their last ten games, Texas State is 3-2 vs. the spread.

So far, Texas State’s games have averaged 135.4 points per game with the average over/under line being 137.3 points. When looking at the Bobcats’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 135 points per game.

Texas State recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 74 points against Southern Miss. This output exceeded their season average of 68 points per game. Brandon Love is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 10.7 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Jordan Mason brings a PPG average of 12.8 into the game.

Texas State’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 70.4 points per game. Texas State’s three-point defense is currently 43rd in the country at 5.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.3% of their shots vs. Texas State.

Taking a Look at the Eagles Chances at Home

Today’s game will be the 28th for Georgia Southern, who currently have a 5-22 record. The Eagles have a 2-16 record on the road and a 3-6 record overall. Georgia Southern has a sub-.500 ATS record at 10-15-2. In their last five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

In 27 games, Georgia Southern comes in with an over/under mark of 16-11-0, with their games averaging 151.2 points per game. The Eagles have an over/under record of 3-0 in their last three games, with their games averaging 161 points per game.

Georgia Southern’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 80 points vs. James Madison. Overall, they hit 50.9% of their shots from the field and went 15/19 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Eagles was Eugene Brown III with 21 points, while Malik Tidwell also added 14 to the scoreboard.

Coming into the game, Georgia Southern will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 79.8 points per game (315th). Georgia Southern’s three-point defense is currently 193rd in the country at 8.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.6% of their shots vs. Georgia Southern.