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Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Matchup Report

Georgia Southern EaglesAppalachian State Mountaineers
March 4, 4:30 PM | McKenzie Arena

Georgia Southern Eagles vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Friday when the Eagles of Georgia Southern hit the hard court against the Mountaineers of Appalachian State.

This is a conference playoff game in the Southern Tournament. The game is being played at McKenzie Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.

This season, the Mountaineers are 15-14 overall and 10-10-1 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 5-26 and 11-9 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Appalachian State boasts a 9-10-2 on the OU, and Georgia Southern is 7-12-1.

View Georgia Southern vs Appalachian State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Appalachian State opened as 11-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 197-rated Mountaineers and the No. 344-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-62 result in favor of the Mountaineers.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 326 in NCAA hoops at 30.3 per game. Contrast that with Appalachian State’s No. 187 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Appalachian State is the No. 118-ranked team in the country at 6.7 per game, while Georgia Southern rates No. 325 at 4.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Georgia Southern owns the country's No. 336-rated mark, allowing 82.3 points per game on the highway. Appalachian State, on the other hand, rates No. 95 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Georgia Southern, they were a 72-57 loser as they battled Elon at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog. The Eagles got 16 points from Eric Ferguson, but it was Elon that prevailed in a 72-57 final on Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

In their last action, Appalachian State was a 70-59 winner at home against The Citadel. They covered the 8.5–point spread as favorites. Omar Carter went off for 25 points and added 5 rebounds, leading Appalachian State over The Citadel, 70-59, on Saturday at Holmes Convocation Center.

Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-5
After playing Elon are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

Appalachian State Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
After playing The Citadel are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Eagles at Mountaineers trends to consider:
Appalachian State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Appalachian State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Georgia Southern

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