Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Georgia Southern Eagles: Preview, Prediction and Best Bet
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- Feb 24, 2023, 1:35:24 AM
The Appalachian State Mountaineers will take on the Georgia Southern Eagles in an exciting Sun Belt Conference matchup on Friday, February 24. In this preview, we will analyze both teams and provide a prediction and best bet for the game. And for the latest odds and betting trends, make sure to download the KingPin.pro app for iOS and Android.
Appalachian State Mountaineers
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have had an up-and-down season, with a 16-14 overall record and a 9-8 record in conference play. However, they have won six of their last 10 games and have been playing some good basketball of late. Christopher Mantis has been the standout player for the Mountaineers this season. He is averaging 10.7 points and 4.1 rebounds per game and is coming off a 22-point performance in the team's last game against the Georgia State Panthers. Donovan Gregory is another player to watch for the Mountaineers. He is averaging 11.6 points and 5.2 rebounds per game and has been shooting the ball well from the field.
Tyree Boykin is also worth mentioning, as he is one of the team's top 3-point shooters. He is averaging 10.6 points per game and is shooting 32.8% from beyond the arc, making 1.9 3-pointers per game. Overall, the Mountaineers have a balanced team with multiple players who can contribute on both ends of the court.
Georgia Southern Eagles
The Georgia Southern Eagles have had a similar season to the Mountaineers, with a 15-15 overall record and an 8-9 record in conference play. They have been struggling of late, winning just four of their last 10 games. Andrei Savrasov has been the standout player for the Eagles this season. He is averaging 13.7 points and 5.5 rebounds per game and has been shooting the ball well from the field (49.0%). Jalen Finch is another player to watch for the Eagles. He is averaging 9.1 points and 2.7 rebounds per game and has been playing well over his last 10 games, averaging 10.9 points per game.
Overall, the Eagles have a solid team with a few key players who can make plays on the offensive end. However, they have been struggling recently and will need to improve their play if they hope to win this game.
Head-to-Head Matchup and Betting Trends
The Appalachian State Mountaineers and the Georgia Southern Eagles have faced each other six times in the past, with the Eagles winning four of those games. However, the Mountaineers won the most recent matchup between the two teams, a 74-72 victory in February 2020.
As for betting trends, the Eagles are favored to win this game by 1.5 points, with the total points set at 129.5. The public betting data shows that 55% of bets are backing the Mountaineers to cover the spread,while 55% of bets are on the under for the total points. This suggests that this game is expected to be a low-scoring affair with the Eagles having a slight edge over the Mountaineers.
Best Bet: Appalachian State Mountaineers +1.5
In this game, we expect the Appalachian State Mountaineers to cover the spread and possibly even win the game outright. The Mountaineers have been playing better basketball of late, and Christopher Mantis has been a key player for them all season. They also have a balanced team with multiple players who can contribute on both ends of the court. The Eagles, on the other hand, have been struggling recently and will need to improve their play if they hope to win this game. Therefore, our best bet for the game is to take the Appalachian State Mountaineers +1.5.
Final Score Prediction: Appalachian State Mountaineers 68, Georgia Southern Eagles 65
In terms of the total points, we like the under at 129.5 as both teams have been playing solid defense of late. However, the best bet for this game is to take the Appalachian State Mountaineers +1.5 to cover the spread and potentially win the game outright.
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The game between the Appalachian State Mountaineers and the Georgia Southern Eagles promises to be an exciting matchup between two similarly-matched teams in the Sun Belt. The Eagles are the favorites to win this game, but the Mountaineers have been playing better basketball of late and have a balanced team that can compete with anyone in the conference. With that said, our prediction for the game is to take the Appalachian State Mountaineers +1.5 to cover the spread and potentially win the game outright. And with the KingPin.pro app, you can stay on top of the latest betting trends and make informed bets on this game and all other games this season.