Louisiana-Monroe vs. Georgia State - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Georgia State Panthers (15-9) at Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (6-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm (Fant-Ewing Coliseum)
The Line: Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks +8 -- Over/Under: 141
The Georgia State Panthers and UL Monroe Warhawks meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
The Georgia State Panthers look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Georgia State Panthers are averaging 80.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 71.4 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Corey Allen is averaging 17.1 points and 2.4 assists while Kane Williams is averaging 13.8 points and 4.3 rebounds. Damon Wilson is the third double-digit scorer and Justin Roberts is dishing 3.3 assists. The Georgia State Panthers are shooting 40.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia State Panthers are allowing 27.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game. The Georgia State Panthers have lost four of their last six road games.
The UL Monroe Warhawks need a win to snap a nine-game losing streak. The UL Monroe Warhawks are averaging 65.3 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 63.7 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Michael Ertel is averaging 16.7 points and 2.9 assists while JD Williams is averaging 16 points and 5.9 rebounds. Jalen Hodge is dishing 1.8 assists and Tyree White is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The UL Monroe Warhawks are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The UL Monroe Warhawks are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game. The UL Monroe Warhawks have lost three straight home games.
The Panthers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games as a road favorite and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Warhawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Panthers last 4 overall. The over is 40-13-1 in Warhawks last 54 home games. The favorite is 9-2 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The Georgia State Panthers have run into a little bit of a rough patch lately, but they're still 8-4-1 ATS on the road and won the first meeting last month by 22 points. The UL Monroe Warhawks have not only lost nine straight, but they're losing their last five games by an average of 15.4 points and are just 7-12-1 ATS on the season. The UL Monroe Warhawks are 1-6-1 ATS when an underdog of at least 7.5 points. I'll eat the chalk with the road team.