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Eagles face Eastern Kentucky Colonels: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Georgia Southern EaglesEastern Kentucky Colonels
Dec 10, 7:00 PM | Paul S. McBrayer Arena

Georgia Southern Eagles vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds

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Eastern Kentucky will look to improve on its 5-5 record on Saturday when they host Georgia Southern in NCAAB odds action at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Eastern Kentucky will face the 3-4 Eagles, who own a 4-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Colonels are 2-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 3-3 favoring the OVER.

View Georgia Southern vs Eastern Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Eagles listed as 6-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 208-rated Georgia Southern taking on the No. 201-rated Colonels in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 70-67 win for the Colonels on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Eastern Kentucky's No. 223-ranked offense, averaging 66.2 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 245 at 70.1 PPG. The Colonels field goal percentage has averaged 43.4% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 47% per game.

Defensively, Georgia Southern features the nation's No. 117-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.3 points per game. Eastern Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 97 nationally in scoring at home.

Georgia Southern won its last outing, a 73-62 result against Appalachian State on December 3. They covered in that game as a 1-point underdog. The Eagles grabbed a 73-62 win over the Mountaineers on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Eric Ferguson at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Eastern Kentucky was a 75-62 winner in its last match at home against North Carolina Central. North Carolina Central was victimized by Jaron Jones for 30 points as the Colonels defeated the Eagles 75-62 in college hoops action on Tuesday.

Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing South Alabama are 1-1
After playing Appalachian State are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Jacksonville State are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Eagles at Colonels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Georgia Southern's last 9 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Eastern Kentucky is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
Georgia Southern at South Alabama, Monday, December 19
Eastern Kentucky at Jacksonville State, Saturday, December 17

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