Georgia Southern vs. Troy - 1/30/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Troy Trojans (8-14) at Georgia Southern Eagles (12-9)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm (W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse)
The Line: Georgia Southern Eagles -11.5 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Troy Trojans and Georgia Southern Eagles meet Thursday in college basketball action at the W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse.
The Troy Trojans need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Troy Trojans are averaging 69.5 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 71.5 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Darian Adams is averaging 12.5 points and 3.5 assists while Ty Gordon is averaging 11.7 points and three rebounds. Zay Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Desmond Williams is dishing 1.3 assists. The Troy Trojans are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. The Troy Trojans are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game. The Troy Trojans have lost five of their last six road games.
The Georgia Southern Eagles need a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Georgia Southern Eagles are averaging 76 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 71.5 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Ike Smith is averaging 14.5 points and two assists while Isaiah Crawley is averaging 13.2 points and 5.4 rebounds. Elijah McCadden is the third double-digit scorer and Quan Jackson is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Georgia Southern Eagles are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia Southern Eagles are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game. The Georgia Southern Eagles have won four of their last five home games.
The Trojans are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 Thursday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Eagles are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games, 5-2-3 ATS in their last 10 home games and 4-1-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss. The over is 5-2 in Trojans last 7 overall. The over is 5-2 in Eagles last 7 overall. The favorite is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Troy Trojans have failed to cover seven of their 11 road games where they lose by an average of 10.7 points and shoot 38.8 percent from the field. The Georgia Southern Eagles are 3-1-3 ATS at home where they win by an average of 14.3 points and shoot 45 percent from the field. The Troy Trojans enter this contest playing extremely poor offensively and it's simply not going to cut it against a Georgia Southern squad that's good at home. I'll eat the big number with the Eagles.