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Elon Phoenix vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds
Hanner Fieldhouse features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Georgia Southern Eagles and the visiting Elon Phoenix in college hoops action on Wednesday.
The Phoenix will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 1-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Eagles are 1-2 ATS. Elon is 0-0 against the total, while Georgia Southern is 0-1 versus the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Eagles as 2-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Eagles, most recently No. 186 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Phoenix, who rate No. 121 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-63 victory for the Phoenix.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Phoenix is ranked No. 231 in NCAA hoops at 33.8 per game. Contrast that with Georgia Southern’s No. 343 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgia Southern is the No. 198-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while Elon rates No. 19 at 9.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Elon owns the country's No. 208-rated mark, allowing 72.3 points per game on the highway. Georgia Southern, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.
Elon was a 90-81 loser in its last match on the road against VMI. Jack Isenbarger went off for 25 points and added 2 rebounds but it wasn't enough as VMI handed Elon a 90-81 defeat at Cameron Hall.
Georgia Southern lost its last outing, a 70-53 result against Maryland on November 24. They covered in that game as a 17.5-point underdog. The Eagles endured a 70-53 loss at the hands of the Terrapins on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from C.J. Reed at Comcast Center.
Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing College of Charleston are 5-5
After playing VMI are 0-3
After a loss are 5-5
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Samford are 2-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Phoenix at Eagles trends to consider:
Elon is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Georgia Southern's last 9 games when playing Elon
Georgia Southern is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Georgia Southern is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Elon
Elon home to College of Charleston, Saturday, December 1
Georgia Southern at Samford, Saturday, December 1