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Jan 14, 2:00 PM | GSU Sports Arena

Towson Tigers vs Georgia State Panthers Odds


College hoops betting interest focuses on the Georgia State vs Towson battle Saturday at GSU Sports Arena as the Panthers look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Panthers currently sports a 12-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-3 ATS. The Tigers are 0-17 and 4-10 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Panthers produce a 4-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 5-9 against the number.

View Towson vs Georgia State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Panthers as 26.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Panthers - Tigers odds would favor the Panthers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgia State is rated No. 131 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Towson is at No. 337. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 74-40 win for the Panthers.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgia State has the nation's No. 147-rated offensive output, at 69.8 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 278 allowing on average 71.9 PPG. The Panthers FG% has averaged 43.8% so far, more than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.5% per game.

Defensively, Towson features the nation's No. 259-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.7 points per game. Georgia State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 156 nationally in scoring at home.

Towson lost its last outing, a 66-49 result against William & Mary on January 11. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Marcus Damas scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 66-49 to William & Mary at Towson Center on Wednesday).

Georgia State was a 75-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against UNC Wilmington. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Georgia State got 21 points from James Fields en route to a 75-61 victory over UNC Wilmington on Thursday at GSU Sports Arena.

Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Old Dominion are 4-6
After playing William & Mary are 2-8
After a loss are 0-10

Georgia State Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Northeastern are 2-8
After playing UNC Wilmington are 4-6
After a win are 9-1

A few Tigers at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Towson's last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgia State
Towson is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Towson is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgia State
Towson is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgia State
Georgia State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Georgia State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Towson
Georgia State is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia State's last 5 games

Next up:
Towson home to Old Dominion, Wednesday, January 18
Georgia State at Northeastern, Wednesday, January 18