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Jan 19, 7:00 PM | Hanner Fieldhouse

The Citadel Bulldogs vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Georgia Southern Eagles try to run the The Citadel Bulldogs off the court at Hanner Fieldhouse in college hoops action.

The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-7-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Eagles are 7-7 ATS. The Citadel is 4-5-1 on the totals; Georgia Southern is 3-8.

View The Citadel vs Georgia Southern Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Georgia Southern Eagles as 12.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Eagles rated this week at No. 284 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 346. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 62-53 result in favor of the Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Georgia Southern's No. 310-rated squad against The Citadel's No. 308-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Georgia Southern rates No. 249 in the country with 5.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 183 nationally with 6.1 per match.

Defensively, The Citadel features the nation's No. 344-rated defense on the road, allowing 84 points per game. Georgia Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 298 nationally in scoring at home.

The Citadel lost its last outing, a 70-38 result against Davidson on January 17. They failed to cover in that game as a 25.5-point underdog. The Citadel was run off the court by the Wildcats on Thursday as Davidson routed them 70-38 at Belk Arena.

Georgia Southern was a 51-47 winner in its last match at home against College of Charleston. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs. Georgia Southern got 14 points from C.J. Reed en route to a 51-47 victory over College of Charleston on Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 0-10
Before playing College of Charleston are 5-5
After playing Davidson are 5-5
After a loss are 0-10

Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Appalachian State are 3-7
After playing College of Charleston are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Bulldogs at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of The Citadel's last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgia Southern
The Citadel is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Georgia Southern
The Citadel is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Georgia Southern
The Citadel is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against The Citadel
Georgia Southern is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home
Georgia Southern is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing The Citadel
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia Southern's last 6 games when playing at home against The Citadel

Next up:
The Citadel home to College of Charleston, Thursday, January 24
Georgia Southern at Appalachian State, Thursday, January 24