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NCAA hoops odds preview - Georgia State vs. Troy

Georgia State Panthers Troy Trojans
17-6 February 15, 2014, 06:00 | Trojan Arena 8-15



Georgia State travels to Troy on Saturday, hoping to boost its 17-6 record with a victory over the Trojans.

The Trojans currently sports a 8-15 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-7 ATS. The Panthers are 17-6 and 9-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Trojans produce a 9-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Panthers have gone 11-10 against the number.

View Georgia State Panthers vs Troy Trojans Odds and Stats.

The Trojans were listed as 9-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

This game puts the Trojans, most recently No. 134 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Panthers, who rate No. 13 in the latest survey.

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Georgia State won its last outing, a 68-57 result against Arkansas-Little Rock on February 6. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. Devonta White scored 22 points leading the Panthers to a 68-57 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock at Stephens Center on Thursday.

Troy was an 81-76 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Western Kentucky. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. Troy got 22 points from Hunter Williams but lost anyway, 81-76, to Western Kentucky on Thursday at EA Diddle Arena.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Troy's No. 140-rated squad against Georgia State's No. 243-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Troy rates No. 92 in the country with 6.74 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 51 nationally with 7.52 per match.

A few Panthers at Trojans trends to consider:
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 6 of Georgia State's last 9 games
Georgia State is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Troy is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games
Troy is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Troy is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Georgia State home to Texas State, Monday, February 17th
Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette, Thursday, February 20th