South Alabama vs. Georgia Southern - 1/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

South Alabama vs. Georgia Southern - 1/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Georgia Southern Eagles (12-7) at South Alabama Jaguars (11-8)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Mitchell Center)

The Line: South Alabama Jaguars -2 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Georgia Southern Eagles and South Alabama Jaguars meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Mitchell Center.

The Georgia Southern Eagles look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Georgia Southern Eagles are averaging 76.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 44 percent shooting. Ike Smith is averaging 14.2 points and 1.9 assists while Elijah McCadden is averaging 13 points and 5.3 rebounds. Isaiah Crawley is the third double-digit scorer and Simeon Carter is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Georgia Southern Eagles are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia Southern Eagles are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game. The Georgia Southern Eagles have lost four of their last six road games.

The South Alabama Jaguars look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The South Alabama Jaguars are averaging 73.3 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Josh Ajayi is averaging 14.6 points and 7.4 rebounds while Andre Fox is averaging 14 points and 1.6 assists. Chad Lott is the third double-digit scorer and Trhae Mitchell is grabbing five rebounds. The South Alabama Jaguars are shooting 32.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The South Alabama Jaguars are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game. The South Alabama Jaguars have split their last six home games.

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The Georgia Southern Eagles have been the better team and are more profitable ATS on the season where they have a 9-5-1 record. However, this is a bit of a rivalry game and meetings have come down to the wire in the past. Home court can often be a deciding factor in these contests and South Alabama wins at home by an average of 8.8 points and shoots 48.6 percent from the field. I'll lay the bucket with the Jags at home.

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