Looking to win big? The Bobcats and Eagles face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Eagles are hosting the game at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse in Statesboro, GA. The over/under for this Sun Belt conference contest is set at 137 points, with Georgia Southern being favored by -3 at home against 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 Secure a Road Victory?

After losing their most recent game to Southern Miss (78-74), the Bobcats have an overall record of 11-16. On the road, the Bobcats have a 4-10 record, while on their home floor they are 5-6. Texas State’s ATS record is currently sitting below .500 at 11-14. When playing away, the Bobcats have a 6-8 record vs. the spread, while at home they are 5-6 ATS.

In 27 games, Texas State comes in with an over/under mark of 10-15-0, with their games averaging 135.4 points per game. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 135 points per game.

Coming off their recent game, the Texas State offense tallied 74 points in a matchup against Southern Miss. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45.3%, and they made 3 threes. The team’s top scorer is Brandon Love, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 10.7, while Jordan Mason also carries a PPG average of 12.8 into the game.

On defense, Texas State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 70.4 points per game. Texas State’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Southern Miss offense to knock down 50% of their shots on their way to putting up 78 points.

Are Georgia Southern Ready for a Home Win?

As they prepare to face Texas State, Georgia Southern will do so with a record of 5-22 in their 28th game of the season. The team has gone 2-16 on the road and 3-6 at home. Georgia Southern has an ATS record that is less than .500, sitting at 10-15-2. Their overall ATS mark for this season consists of a 6-11-1 record on the road vs. the spread and a 4-4-1 record at home.

So far, Georgia Southern’s games have averaged 151.2 points per game with the average over/under line being 146.7 points. When analyzing the Eagles’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 159 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

Georgia Southern recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 80 points against James Madison. This output exceeded their season average of 71.4 points per game. Tyren Moore is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.8. Meanwhile, Eren Banks also brings a PPG average of 10.4 into the game.

Looking at the Georgia Southern defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 79.8 points per game (315th). Georgia Southern’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the James Madison offense to knock down 48% of their shots on their way to putting up 87 points.