College baskeball point spread favors Wildcats in battle with Eagles
Davidson Wildcats vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds
The visiting Davidson Wildcats hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Hanner Fieldhouse against the Georgia Southern Eagles.
The Eagles sit at 6-10 (5-7 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Wildcats are currently 9-6 (6-7-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Georgia Southern is 3-6 OU, and Davidson is 5-8 OU.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Georgia Southern Eagles as 11-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles sit at No. 265 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wildcats sit at No. 135 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wildcats will win this game 71-62.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wildcats rank No. 240 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.7 per game. That compares with Georgia Southern’s No. 319 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Georgia Southern is college basketball's No. 224-ranked team at 5.7 per game, while the Wildcats rate No. 47 with 7.8 per game.
Defensively, Davidson features the nation's No. 196-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Georgia Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 286 nationally in scoring at home.
Davidson won its last outing, an 81-73 result against Furman on January 12. They failed to cover in that game as a 16-point favorite. Clint Mann scored 20 points leading the Wildcats to an 81-73 victory over Furman at Timmons Arena on Saturday.
Georgia Southern lost its last outing, a 71-53 result against Wofford on January 12. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point underdog. Georgia Southern got 12 points from Tre Bussey but lost anyway, 71-53, to Wofford on Saturday at Benjamin Johnson Arena.
Davidson Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing The Citadel are 5-5
After playing Furman are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing College of Charleston are 3-7
After playing Wofford are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Wildcats at Eagles trends to consider:
Davidson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgia Southern
Davidson is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Davidson is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games at home
Georgia Southern is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing at home against Davidson
Georgia Southern is 5-14 ATS in its last 19 games when playing Davidson
Georgia Southern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Davidson at The Citadel, Thursday, January 17
Georgia Southern home to College of Charleston, Thursday, January 17