Georgia State favored by -12.5 against Texas-Arlington on Saturday

Texas-Arlington Mavericks Georgia State Panthers
9-11 February 01, 2014, 08:30 | GSU Sports Arena 14-6



The Georgia State Panthers will be trying to slam the Texas-Arlington Mavericks on Saturday when the teams tip off at GSU Sports Arena in college betting action.

Georgia State battles the Mavericks, currently sitting with a 9-11 mark (7-7-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-9 for the Panthers and 6-9 for the Mavericks.

View Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Georgia State Panthers Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Georgia State Panthers as -12.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 189-rated Texas-Arlington taking on the No. 37-rated Panthers in this contest.

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In their last action, Texas-Arlington was a 77-72 loser on the road against Western Kentucky. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. Lonnie McClanahan went off for 28 points and added 2 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Western Kentucky handed Texas-Arlington a 77-72 defeat at EA Diddle Arena.

Georgia State won its last outing, a 66-58 result against Louisiana-Monroe on January 25. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Georgia State got 18 points from Ryan Harrow en route to a 66-58 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Mavericks is ranked No. 60 in NCAA hoops at 37.6 per game. Contrast that with Georgia State’s No. 246 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgia State is the No. 54-ranked team in the country at 7.5 per game, while Texas-Arlington rates No. 17 at 8.4 per game.

A few Mavericks at Panthers trends to consider:
Texas-Arlington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas-Arlington's last 5 games
Texas-Arlington is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Georgia State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Georgia State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia State's last 6 games
Georgia State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Texas-Arlington home to Louisiana-Lafayette, Thursday, February 6th
Georgia State at South Alabama, Monday, February 3rd
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