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Georgia Southern Eagles Face the Troy Trojans: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

Georgia Southern Eagles


Troy Trojans
Saturday, January 17, 2015 5:15 PM ET
Trojan Arena

The Troy Trojans hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Georgia Southern Eagles pay a visit to Trojan Arena on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Georgia Southern Eagles vs Troy Trojans Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Troy Trojans were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Georgia Southern Eagles vs Troy Trojans Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Troy Trojans are 6-8 overall and 4-5 ATS, while the Georgia Southern Eagles are 11-3 and 8-0-2 ATS. As for the betting totals, Troy boasts a 3-3 on the OU, and Georgia Southern is 4-4.

This game puts the Troy Trojans, most recently No. 275 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Georgia Southern Eagles, who rate No. 94 in the latest survey.

How Georgia Southern Eagles vs Troy Trojans Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Georgia Southern is ranked No. 10 in NCAA basketball at 40.21 per game. Contrast that with Troy's No. 197 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Troy is the No. 102-ranked team in the country at 6.71 per game, while Georgia Southern rates No. 44 at 7.5 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Eagles got 18 points from Mike Hughes as Georgia Southern ran past Louisiana-Lafayette 78-70 on Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Wesley Person scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Trojans to a win (they lost 63-54 to Louisiana-Monroe at Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Thursday).

Georgia Southern Eagles vs Troy Trojans Betting Odds Trends

Georgia Southern is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Georgia Southern is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Georgia Southern is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Troy is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Troy is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Georgia Southern at Texas State, Thursday, January 22nd
Troy at Appalachian State, Monday, January 19th