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Georgia Southern Eagles vs Troy Trojans College Basketball Betting Preview

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Georgia Southern Eagles taking on the Troy Trojans Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Georgia Southern Eagles before tip-off in this one found them as 2-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Georgia Southern Eagles vs Troy Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Troy Trojans are 7-16 overall and 8-13 ATS, while the Georgia Southern Eagles are 10-12 and 9-7 ATS. As for the betting totals, Troy boasts a 9-12 on the OU, and Georgia Southern is 10-6.

The Trojans - Eagles odds would favor the Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Troy is rated No. 276 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Georgia Southern is at No. 114.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Troy's No. 159-ranked scoring average of 72.13 PPG, against a Georgia Southern Eagles defense rated No. 207 and allowing 75.91 PPG. The Troy Trojans FG% has averaged 42.43% to date this season, more than the Georgia Southern Eagles shooters have managed so far (41.57% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Eagles got 25 points from Tookie Brown as Georgia Southern ran past Texas State 66-62 on Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Troy got 22 points from Wesley Person en route to a 71-70 victory over Arkansas State on Saturday at Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Georgia Southern is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Georgia Southern is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Georgia Southern is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Georgia Southern is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Troy is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Troy is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Troy's last 5 games
  • Troy is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Georgia Southern at South Alabama, Saturday, February 13th
Troy at Georgia State, Saturday, February 13th

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