Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Georgia Southern Eagles: 3/5/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

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The Arkansas State Red Wolves (10-12) are favored (-1.5) to end a three-game losing streak when they host the Georgia Southern Eagles (13-12) at 6:00 PM ET on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Hartsell Arena. The contest airs on ESPN+. The point total is set at 135.5 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Arkansas State vs Georgia Southern Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Arkansas State -1.5 -112 -110 135.5 -109 -113 -125 102

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Total Facts

  • The Red Wolves and their opponents have combined for 135.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 14 of 22 outings (63.6%) this year.
  • Georgia Southern has played in 13 games this season (out of 25 total matchups — 52% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 135.5 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 145.3 points per game, 9.8 more points than the total of 135.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.4 more points per game (137.9) than this game’s total of 135.5 points.
  • The Red Wolves average point total in outings this season is 143.1, 7.6 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • The average total in Eagles games this year is 4.6 more points than the point total of 135.5 for this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 73.2 points per game the Red Wolves put up are 5.2 more points than the Eagles allow (68).
  • Arkansas State is 9-5 overall and 7-0 against the spread when scoring more than 68 points.
  • In games when Georgia Southern gives up more than 73.2 points, it is 4-5 against the spread and 3-7 overall.
  • The Eagles average only 2.2 more points per game (72.1) than the Red Wolves give up (69.9).
  • When it scores more than 69.9 points, Georgia Southern is 5-0 against the spread and 8-4 overall.
  • Arkansas State is 5-4 against the spread and 3-6 overall when it allows its opponents to score more than 72.1 points.
  • The Red Wolves have scored a total of 73 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 3.3 per game), and the Eagles have out-scored opponents by 102 points on the season (4.1 more per game).

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Arkansas State Betting Information

  • Arkansas State been consistently inconsistent against the spread this season, compiling a 9-9-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Red Wolves have struggled to a 1-3 record ATS this season.
  • Arkansas State and its foes have combined to reach or surpass the total in 9 of 19 games this season (47.4%).

Georgia Southern Betting Information

  • Georgia Southern has covered the spread in fewer than half of its outings, going 9-12 ATS.
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Eagles have a record ATS of 3-5.
  • In most of Georgia Southern’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (9 out of 21 games, 42.9%).

Head to Head

Arkansas State vs Georgia Southern (Last 2 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2020 Georgia Southern -7.5 147.5 -348 +268 Regular Season 76-75 ARKST
3/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-70 GAS

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Arkansas State Leaders

  • The Red Wolves leader in points and assists is Marquis Eaton, who puts up 14.1 points per game along with 5.1 assists.
  • Norchad Omier leads Arkansas State in rebounding, pulling down 11.8 rebounds per game while also scoring 12.5 points a contest.
  • Malcolm Farrington contributes the bulk of the Red Wolves’ three-point shooting production. He makes 1.8 threes per game to lead the squad.
  • Caleb Fields is the Red Wolves leader in steals, averaging 1.0 steal per game, while Omier leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

Georgia Southern Leaders

  • Zack Bryant averages 13.9 points per game and is the top scorer for the Eagles.
  • Prince Toyambi is at the top of the Eagles rebounding leaderboard with 6.0 rebounds per game, and Eric Boone leads the squad in assists with 3.0 per outing.
  • Gedi Juozapaitis is the top scorer from deep for the Eagles, hitting 1.8 threes per game.
  • The Eagles’ leader in steals is Boone with 2.2 per game, and Bryant is their leader in blocks with 0.9 per game.
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