Check out our free Southern Miss vs Georgia State pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Atlanta. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Southern Miss vs Georgia State Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 4th Betting Odds
Golden Eagles vs Panthers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Georgia State Panthers
- Where: Atlanta at GSU Convocation Center
- Date: Saturday, February 4th
- Betting Odds: Southern Miss -4, SOUMIS -184 | GAST +149 O/U 136.5
Golden Eagles Preview:
Southern Miss will take their 6 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 20-4. On the road, the Golden Eagles will be playing their 11th game of the season, having gone 7-4. This season, Southern Miss has been favored to win in 14 games, sitting with a mark of 13-1. For today’s contest, Southern Miss has a betting line set -4 points in their favor.
Southern Miss will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Austin Crowley who is averaging 17.83 points per game for the Golden Eagles. Crowley is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Golden Eagles’ offensive game plan is the play of Felipe Haase who has hit 45.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.33 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Southern Miss this season, as they are currently ranked 396th in college basketball at 64.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Golden Eagles’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.2%, placing them 407th in the NCAA.
Georgia State heads into this matchup having played 23 games and have an overall record sitting at 10-13. Currently, the Panthers have been the home team 15 times, sitting with a record of 10-5. So far, the Panthers have been the underdog 11 times, going 1-10 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4 underdogs on the spread.
Georgia State’s leading scorer this season is Dwon Odom, who is averaging 13.29 points per contest. So far, Odom has accounted for 18.3% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.48 rebounds per game and 3.62 assists. Brenden Tucker is the second leading scorer for the Panthers, averaging 12.55 points per game. Between him and Tucker, they are accounting for 34.8% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Georgia State this season, as they are currently ranked 222nd in college basketball at 70.6 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Panthers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.9%, placing them 328th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Southern Miss Golden Eagles -4
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Southern Miss Golden Eagles to pick up the win and cover the spread as -4 point betting favorites. Although Southern Miss as a team is just 296th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Panthers’ defense. At -4 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Golden Eagles to come out on top and cover.