Georgia Southern Eagles vs The Citadel Bulldogs Odds
The visiting Georgia Southern Eagles hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at McAlister Field House against the The Citadel Bulldogs.
Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 10-15 and 9-12 ATS on the year, while the Bulldogs are at 6-17 and 7-9-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 9-7-1, while the Eagles have a 8-10 mark.
The Eagles were listed as 2-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 343 and the Eagles at No. 298 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 63-57 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 308 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.4 per game. That compares with The Citadel’s No. 328 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where The Citadel is college basketball's No. 187-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 233 with 5.6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Georgia Southern owns the country's No. 127-rated mark, allowing 67.2 points per game on the highway. The Citadel, on the other hand, rates No. 215 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Georgia Southern, they were a 71-62 loser as they battled Western Carolina at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Georgia Southern got 20 points from C.J. Reed but lost anyway, 71-62, to Western Carolina on Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
The Citadel was a 79-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Samford. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs endured a 79-67 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Mike Groselle at Pete Hanna Center.
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing College of Charleston are 4-6
After playing Western Carolina are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Davidson are 5-5
After playing Samford are 3-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Eagles at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Georgia Southern is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against The Citadel
Georgia Southern is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against The Citadel
The total has gone OVER in 4 of The Citadel's last 5 games
The Citadel is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Georgia Southern
The Citadel is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Georgia Southern
The Citadel is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games
Georgia Southern at College of Charleston, Saturday, February 16
The Citadel home to Davidson, Saturday, February 16