Georgia Southern Eagles vs Spartans College Hoops Game Preview
Georgia Southern Eagles vs UNC Greensboro Spartans Odds
UNC Greensboro looks to cover the Spartans-Eagles pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 8-19 mark when they host Georgia Southern in college basketball wagering action.
The Spartans bring a 8-19 record (8-15 ATS) to this tilt against the 12-17 Eagles, who are 12-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed UNC Greensboro go 6-14 so far and the Eagles go 11-11.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the UNC Greensboro Spartans as 4.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Spartans, most recently No. 204 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Eagles, who rate No. 279 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 67-66 victory for the Spartans.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits UNC Greensboro's No. 69-ranked offense, averaging 72.1 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 131 at 64.7 PPG. The Spartans field goal percentage has averaged 42.1% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 43% per game.
Defensively, Georgia Southern features the nation's No. 108-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.6 points per game. UNC Greensboro, meanwhile, comes in at No. 87 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Georgia Southern was a 78-61 winner at home against Furman. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Eagles got 14 points from C.J. Reed as Georgia Southern ran past Furman 78-61 on Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
UNC Greensboro was a 75-71 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Samford. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Spartans got 22 points from Trevis Simpson, but it was Samford that prevailed in a 75-71 final on Saturday at Pete Hanna Center.
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Davidson are 3-7
After playing Furman are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
UNC Greensboro Spartans Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Elon are 2-8
After playing Samford are 4-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Eagles at Spartans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia Southern's last 6 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against UNC Greensboro
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UNC Greensboro's last 5 games at home
UNC Greensboro is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Georgia Southern
UNC Greensboro is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Georgia Southern
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UNC Greensboro's last 5 games when playing Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern at Davidson, Saturday, March 2
UNC Greensboro at Elon, Saturday, March 2