College baskeball point spread favors Panthers in battle with Seahawks

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Jan 23, 7:00 PM | GSU Sports Arena

UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs Georgia State Panthers Odds

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GSU Sports Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Georgia State Panthers and the visiting UNC Wilmington Seahawks in college hoops action on Wednesday.

The Panthers currently sports a 9-11 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-10 ATS. The Seahawks are 7-10 and 7-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Panthers produce a 7-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Seahawks have gone 5-5 against the number.

View UNC Wilmington vs Georgia State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Georgia State opened as 6.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 267-rated UNC Wilmington taking on the No. 263-rated Panthers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 65-58 win for the Panthers on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgia State's No. 230 nationally ranked offense (65.4 points per game) against a Seahawks defense that sits as the No. 230 at 68.8 PPG. The Panthers have been averaging 42.6% from the field, more than the Seahawks have managed so far this season (40.7% on average).

Defensively, UNC Wilmington features the nation's No. 291-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.7 points per game. Georgia State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 230 nationally in scoring at home.

UNC Wilmington was a 65-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against Old Dominion. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Seahawks got 14 points from Keith Rendleman as UNC Wilmington ran past Old Dominion 65-60 on Wednesday at Trask Coliseum.

Georgia State won its last outing, a 71-69 result against Towson on January 21. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. R.J. Hunter scored 27 points for Georgia State on Monday, leading the Panthers to a 71-69 win over Towson at Towson Center.

UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Hofstra are 4-6
After playing Old Dominion are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

Georgia State Panthers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Drexel are 4-6
After playing Towson are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Seahawks at Panthers trends to consider:
UNC Wilmington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgia State
UNC Wilmington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgia State
UNC Wilmington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing UNC Wilmington
Georgia State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against UNC Wilmington
Georgia State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Georgia State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
UNC Wilmington at Hofstra, Saturday, January 26
Georgia State at Drexel, Saturday, January 26

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