Georgia State Panthers vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers: Odds, Prediction, and Trends - February 23, 2023
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- Feb 22, 2023, 7:47:48 AM
On February 23, the Georgia State Panthers will host the Appalachian State Mountaineers at the GSU Sports Arena in Atlanta. The Panthers are in the midst of a three-game home slide and are looking to end it against the Mountaineers, who are coming off a 70-56 loss against the Troy Trojans. In this article, we will provide team analysis, matchup breakdown, betting trends, and a prediction for this Sun Belt Conference game.
Appalachian State Mountaineers
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have a 15-14 record this season and an 8-8 record in Sun Belt play. They are averaging 70.5 points per game and are shooting 44.2% from the field. Donovan Gregory is their top scorer with an average of 12.4 points per game, along with 4.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists. Terence Harcum is also a key player for the Mountaineers, averaging 11.5 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 38.4% over the past 10 games.
Georgia State Panthers
The Georgia State Panthers have struggled this season with a 10-18 record and a 3-13 record in Sun Belt play. They are averaging 64.4 points per game and are shooting 40.8% from the field. Dwon Odom leads the team with an average of 13.2 points and four assists per game, while Brenden Tucker is averaging 13.0 points over the last 10 games.
The Mountaineers and Panthers have a 5-5 record in their last 10 games against each other. Both teams have similar records against the spread and over/under. Appalachian State has a better field goal percentage than Georgia State, but the Panthers have a better free-throw percentage.
There are no reported injuries for either team.
Georgia State has a 5-7 record in games decided by 10 points or more. They have a 4-9 record as the underdog and a 6-8 record at home. The total has gone over in 12 of their 25 games this season.
Appalachian State is 5-5 in their last 10 games, with a 1-8-1 record against the spread on the road. They have a 6-18-1 record against the spread this season and a 12-15 record on the over/under.
Both teams have struggled this season, but the Mountaineers have the edge with a better overall record and field goal percentage. They also have a slight advantage in terms of point differential. Appalachian State has a better record against the spread this season, and Georgia State is on a three-game losing streak at home. Therefore, we predict that Appalachian State will cover the spread and win the game.