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North Carolina A&T AggiesGeorgia Southern Eagles
Jan 5, 7:00 PM | Hanner Fieldhouse

North Carolina A&T Aggies vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds

6-9TEAM RECORD6-8

The Georgia Southern Eagles will be trying to slam the North Carolina A&T Aggies on Saturday when the teams tip off at Hanner Fieldhouse in college betting action.

The Eagles bring a 6-8 record (5-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-9 Aggies, who are 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Georgia Southern go 2-6 so far and the Aggies go 0-0.

View North Carolina AT vs Georgia Southern Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 277-ranked Eagles and the No. 182-rated Aggies in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 62-61 win for the Eagles on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Georgia Southern's No. 306-ranked scoring average of 60.4 PPG, against a Aggies defense rated No. 249 and allowing 69.8 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 43.1% to date this season, more than the Aggies shooters have managed so far (40.4% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Carolina A&T owns the country's No. 229-rated mark, allowing 73.4 points per game on the highway. Georgia Southern, on the other hand, rates No. 286 in scoring at home.

In their last action, North Carolina A&T was an 81-77 winner at home against Radford. North Carolina A&T got 21 points from Lamont Middleton en route to an 81-77 victory over Radford on Wednesday at Corbett Center.

Georgia Southern was a 65-61 loser in their most recent outing on the road against UAB. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. C.J. Reed scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 65-61 to UAB at Bartow Arena on Wednesday).

Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Wofford are 5-5
After playing UAB are 3-0
After a loss are 6-4

A few Aggies at Eagles trends to consider:
Georgia Southern is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next up:
North Carolina A&T at Bethune-Cookman, Saturday, January 12
Georgia Southern at Wofford, Saturday, January 12

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