Georgia Southern Eagles vs Western Carolina Catamounts in college hoops odds

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Feb 9, 7:30 PM | Hanner Fieldhouse

Western Carolina Catamounts vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds

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Hanner Fieldhouse will host Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Western Carolina Catamounts action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

Georgia Southern will face the 8-15 Catamounts, who own a 9-9-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 7-10 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Catamounts are 6-9 favoring the OVER.

View Western Carolina vs Georgia Southern Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 1-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 284 (Eagles) and the No. 237 (Catamounts) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-64 result in favor of the Catamounts has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Georgia Southern's No. 306-rated squad against Western Carolina's No. 226-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Georgia Southern rates No. 233 in the country with 5.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 173 nationally with 6.1 per match.

Defensively, Western Carolina features the nation's No. 238-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.6 points per game. Georgia Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 292 nationally in scoring at home.

Western Carolina was a 73-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Davidson. They covered the 16.5-point spread as underdogs. Western Carolina suffered a 73-59 loss against Davidson on Thursday, getting 16 points from Tawaski King in a losing effort at Belk Arena.

Last time out for Georgia Southern, they were a 91-86 loser as they battled Appalachian State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite. Eric Ferguson scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 91-86 to Appalachian State at Hanner Fieldhouse on Thursday).

Western Carolina Catamounts Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Wofford are 7-3
After playing Davidson are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing The Citadel are 5-5
After playing Appalachian State are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Catamounts at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Carolina's last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgia Southern
Western Carolina is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Western Carolina is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Western Carolina is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Western Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia Southern's last 5 games when playing at home against Western Carolina
Georgia Southern is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home
Georgia Southern is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Western Carolina

Next up:
Western Carolina home to Wofford, Monday, February 11
Georgia Southern at The Citadel, Thursday, February 14

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