Georgia Southern Eagles visit Furman Paladins in college basketball clash
Georgia Southern Eagles vs Furman Paladins Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Furman and Georgia Southern on Thursday, with the host Paladins trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Paladins are 5-13 so far on the season, and 5-8 ATS vs. the number. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 9-12 and 9-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Furman go 6-5 and the Eagles go 5-9 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Paladins as 1-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 315-rated Paladins and the No. 275-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 60-56 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Furman's No. 309 nationally ranked offense (60.9 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 113 at 63.6 PPG. The Paladins have been averaging 41% from the field, less than the Eagles have managed so far this season (42.6% on average).
Defensively, Georgia Southern features the nation's No. 98-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.9 points per game. Furman, meanwhile, comes in at No. 208 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Georgia Southern, they were a 72-66 winner as they battled Western Carolina on the road. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Eagles grabbed a 72-66 win over the Catamounts on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Eric Ferguson at Ramsey Center.
In their last action, Furman was a 63-50 loser on the road against Wofford. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. The Paladins endured a 63-50 loss at the hands of the Terriers on Thursday, despite a 14-point effort from Stephen Croone at Benjamin Johnson Arena.
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-5
Before playing Chattanooga are 2-8
After playing Western Carolina are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-3
Before playing The Citadel are 2-8
After playing Wofford are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Eagles at Paladins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia Southern's last 5 games when playing on the road against Furman
Georgia Southern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Furman
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Furman's last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia Southern
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Furman's last 11 games when playing Georgia Southern
Furman is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia Southern
Furman is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern home to Chattanooga, Saturday, February 2
Furman home to The Citadel, Saturday, February 2