College Basketball Matchup - Georgia Southern Eagles Miss Valley State Delta Devils Odds Preview
Miss Valley State Delta Devils vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds
The Georgia Southern Eagles will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Miss Valley State Delta Devils at Orleans Arena on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
The game is being played at Orleans Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Eagles currently sports a 4-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-5 ATS. The Delta Devils are 0-7 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Eagles produce a 1-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Delta Devils have gone 0-0 against the number.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Delta Devils were listed as 6-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 215-rated Eagles and the No. 300-ranked Delta Devils, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 62-36 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Georgia Southern's No. 298-ranked scoring average of 60.7 PPG, against a Delta Devils defense rated No. 342 and allowing 80.7 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 44.4% to date this season, more than the Delta Devils shooters have managed so far (30.3% per game).
Defensively, Miss Valley State features the nation's No. 322-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.7 points per game. Georgia Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 193 nationally in scoring at home.
Miss Valley State was a 77-42 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Bradley. Miss Valley State was run off the court by the Braves on Wednesday as Bradley routed them 77-42 at Carver Arena.
Last time out for Georgia Southern, they were a 62-43 loser as they battled Bradley on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 12-point underdog. Georgia Southern suffered a 62-43 loss against Bradley on Monday, getting 10 points from C.J. Reed in a losing effort at Carver Arena.
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Georgia State are 2-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Delta Devils at Eagles trends to consider:
Georgia Southern is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Miss Valley State at TCU, Sunday, December 30
Georgia Southern home to Georgia State, Saturday, December 29