Georgia Southern vs East Carolina Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/20/23
East Carolina Pirates (2-2) vs Georgia Southern Eagles (0-3)
Game Info: Monday, November 20, 2023 at 6:00 pm (Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum)
Betting Odds: East Carolina Pirates -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Preview
The Georgia Southern Eagles are still looking for their first win of the season. The Georgia Southern Eagles got smoked by Jacksonville last Tuesday. The Georgia Southern Eagles are averaging 63.3 points on 35.6 percent shooting and allowing 79.7 points on 49.4 percent shooting. Russell Dean is averaging 17 points and 2 rebounds, while Cam Bryant is averaging 8.3 points and 4.7 rebounds. Jamar Franklin is grabbing 2.7 rebounds and Avantae Parker is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Georgia Southern Eagles are shooting 26.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia Southern Eagles are allowing 42 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.7 rebounds per game.
East Carolina Pirates Betting Preview
The East Carolina Pirates look to build on their 2-1 record. The East Carolina Pirates lost their first game to South Carolina Upstate on Wednesday. The East Carolina Pirates are averaging 83 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 46.3 percent shooting. RJ Felton is averaging 24.7 points and 7.7 rebounds, while Brandon Johnson is averaging 21 points and 2 assists. Ezra Ausar is the third double-digit scorer and Quentin Diboundje is grabbing 5 rebounds. The East Carolina Pirates are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.4 percent from the free throw line. The East Carolina Pirates are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.3 rebounds per game.
I'm not running to the window to back the East Carolina Pirates, but it beats the alternative. The Georgia Southern Eagles have done nothing offensively, and they're not only winless on the season, but they're 0-4 ATS as well. Georgia Southern just got its boots smoked by Jacksonville. It allowed 96 points in a loss to Kennesaw State. Nothing else needs to be said here. The Georgia Southern Eagles are terrible. Give me ECU and whatever the line is.