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South Alabama vs Georgia Southern Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Sun Belt Tournament

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South Alabama vs Georgia Southern Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Sun Belt Tournament

The No. 8 seed South Alabama Jaguars (16-15, 8-10 Sun Belt) will hit the court in the Sun Belt tournament against the No. 9 seed Georgia Southern Eagles (8-23, 8-10 Sun Belt), Thursday at 12:30 PM ET live on ESPN+.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

South Alabama vs. Georgia Southern Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 12:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Pensacola, Florida
  • Arena: Pensacola Bay Center

South Alabama vs. Georgia Southern Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: South Alabama win (66.1%)

Read the betting insights and trends below before placing a wager on Thursday's South Alabama-Georgia Southern spread (South Alabama -3.5) or total (151.5 points).

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South Alabama vs. Georgia Southern: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • South Alabama has covered 15 times in 28 chances against the spread this season.
  • Georgia Southern has covered 15 times in 31 chances against the spread this season.
  • South Alabama (6-4) covers a higher percentage of games when it is favored by 3.5 points or more this season (60%) than Georgia Southern (10-11) does as a 3.5+-point underdog (47.6%).
  • The Jaguars own a better record against the spread when playing at home (8-6-0) than they do in away games (7-7-0).
  • The Eagles' winning percentage against the spread at home is .750 (9-3-0). On the road, it is .375 (6-10-0).
  • South Alabama's record against the spread in conference action is 8-10-0.
  • Georgia Southern is 13-5-0 against the spread in Sun Belt play this season.

South Alabama vs. Georgia Southern: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • South Alabama has been the moneyline favorite in 12 games this season and has come away with the win nine times (75%) in those contests.
  • This season, the Jaguars have come away with a win seven times in 10 chances when named as a favorite of at least -156 or better on the moneyline.
  • Georgia Southern has compiled a 4-18 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 18.2% of those games).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +130 or longer, the Eagles have a record of 3-16 (15.8%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies South Alabama has a 60.9% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

South Alabama vs. Georgia Southern Head-to-Head Comparison

  • South Alabama has a -49 scoring differential, falling short by 1.5 points per game. It is putting up 74.1 points per game to rank 163rd in college basketball and is allowing 75.6 per contest to rank 281st in college basketball.
  • Isiah Gaiter's 12.8 points per game lead South Alabama and rank 561st in the nation.
  • Georgia Southern has been outscored by 6.3 points per game (posting 73 points per game, 202nd in college basketball, while allowing 79.3 per outing, 342nd in college basketball) and has a -195 scoring differential.
  • Georgia Southern's leading scorer, Tyren Moore, is 173rd in college basketball, putting up 16.3 points per game.
  • The Jaguars lose the rebound battle by 5.4 boards on average. They record 33 rebounds per game, which ranks 305th in college basketball, while their opponents grab 38.4 per contest.
  • Thomas Howell is 386th in college basketball action with 5.8 rebounds per game to lead the Jaguars.
  • The Eagles pull down 34.4 rebounds per game (243rd in college basketball) while allowing 39.1 per outing to opponents. They are outrebounded by 4.7 boards per game.
  • Avantae Parker leads the team with 5.3 rebounds per game (508th in college basketball).
  • South Alabama ranks 198th in college basketball by averaging 94.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 278th in college basketball, allowing 96.3 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Eagles average 91.6 points per 100 possessions on offense (257th in college basketball), and give up 99.5 points per 100 possessions (337th in college basketball).

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