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Troy vs Georgia State Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 12th Betting Odds

Trojans vs Panthers Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Troy Trojans at Georgia State Panthers
  • Where: Atlanta at GSU Convocation Center
  • Date: Thursday, January 12th
  • Betting Odds: Troy -2.5, TROY -146 | GAST +120 O/U 130.5

Trojans Preview:

The Troy will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 3 game win streak and have an overall record of 11-6. So far, the Trojans have played 8 games on the road, with a record of 4-4. This season, Troy has been favored to win in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 6-3. For today’s contest, Troy has a betting line set -2.5 points in their favor.

Troy’s leading scorer this season is Christyon Eugene, who is averaging 12.06 points per contest. So far, Eugene has accounted for 15.51% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.06 rebounds per game and 2.71 assists. Xavier Williams is the second leading scorer for the Trojans, averaging 11.82 points per game. Between him and Williams, they are accounting for 30.7% of the team’s scoring.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Troy this season, as they are currently ranked 259th in college basketball at 69.2 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 Trojans’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.1%, placing them 321st in the NCAA.

Panthers Preview:

Georgia State heads into this matchup having played 16 games and have an overall record sitting at 8-8. So far this season, Georgia State has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-4. For the season, Georgia State has been the underdog in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 1-5. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Panthers being +2.5 point underdogs.

Georgia State’s leading scorer this season is Dwon Odom, who is averaging 15.19 points per contest. So far, Odom has accounted for 22.63% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.88 rebounds per game and 3.19 assists. Ja’Heim Hudson is the second leading scorer for the Panthers, averaging 9.94 points per game. Between him and Hudson, they are accounting for 37.4% 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: Troy Trojans -2.5

If you are eying this matchup between Georgia State Panthers and Troy Trojans as a candidate to place a bet, we have done the work for you and our model recommends taking Troy to cover the spread as -2.5 favorites on the road. Although both team’s are going to look to get up shots from outside, we see Troy shooting well enough to keep the Panthers at bay. Before tip-off, lock in a bet on the Trojans’ to win the game and cover the spread.

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