Georgia State Panthers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Matchup Report
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Georgia State Panthers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Georgia State vs Louisiana Tech battle Friday at GSU Sports Arena as the Panthers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Panthers are 3-3 so far on the season, and 2-4 ATS vs. the number. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 6-1 and 4-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Georgia State go 0-1 and the Bulldogs go 0-2 on the totals.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bulldogs were listed as 2.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 225 (Panthers) and the No. 59 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-59 result in favor of the Bulldogs has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Georgia State's No. 287-ranked scoring average of 61 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense rated No. 51 and allowing 58.4 PPG. The Panthers FG% has averaged 42% to date this season, more than the Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (41.7% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Louisiana Tech owns the country's No. 56-rated mark, allowing 60 points per game on the highway. Georgia State, on the other hand, rates No. 298 in scoring at home.
Louisiana Tech was a 99-62 winner in its last match at home against Southeastern Louisiana. The battle between the Bulldogs and Lions didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Southeastern Louisiana was handed a 99-62 defeat on Wednesday at Thomas Center.
In their last action, Georgia State was a 62-53 loser at home against East Carolina. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. The Panthers endured a 62-53 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Monday, despite a 15-point effort from Manny Atkins at GSU Sports Arena.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Northwestern State are 6-1
After playing Southeastern Louisiana are 1-0
After a win are 8-2
Georgia State Panthers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Liberty are 1-0
After a loss are 7-3
A few Bulldogs at Panthers trends to consider:
Louisiana Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Louisiana Tech is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Georgia State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Georgia State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Louisiana Tech at Northwestern State, Tuesday, December 4
Georgia State at Liberty, Sunday, December 2