College baskeball point spread favors Panthers in battle with Hawks
Monmouth Hawks vs Georgia State Panthers Odds
GSU Sports Arena will host Georgia State Panthers vs. Monmouth Hawks action on Monday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Panthers sport records of 0-2 and 1-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hawks have 1-2 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-1 for the Panthers and 0-0 for the Hawks.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Georgia State sat as 9-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 255-rated Panthers and the No. 51-ranked Hawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-50 result in favor of the Hawks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgia State's No. 306-ranked offense, averaging 58.5 PPG, against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 240 at 70.3 PPG. The Panthers field goal percentage has averaged 36.2% so far, less than the Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Monmouth owns the country's No. 235-rated mark, allowing 74.5 points per game on the highway. Georgia State, on the other hand, rates No. 319 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Monmouth, they were a 65-62 loser as they battled Rider on the road. The Hawks endured a 65-62 loss at the hands of the Broncs on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Dion Nesmith at Alumni Gymnasium.
In their last action, Georgia State was an 80-62 loser on the road against BYU. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs. Georgia State got 21 points from Manny Atkins but lost anyway, 80-62, to BYU on Tuesday at Marriott Center.
Georgia State Panthers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Tennessee State are 0-1
After a loss are 7-3
A few Hawks at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia State's last 6 games at home
Georgia State is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
Georgia State is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
Georgia State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Monmouth at South Alabama, Tuesday, November 20
Georgia State home to Tennessee State, Tuesday, November 20