Arkansas State vs Georgia Southern: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 5, 2021

The Arkansas State Red Wolves (10-12) will look to halt a three-game losing streak when they host the Georgia Southern Eagles (13-12) on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Hartsell Arena as just 1.5-point favorites. The game airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s point total is set at 135.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 5, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Arkansas State Betting Information

  • Arkansas State is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 6-8-1
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Red Wolves are 1-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • The Red Wolves and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 6 of 15 games this season (40%).
  • In their last game, the Red Wolves got a team-high 15 points from Marquis Eaton in a 64-56 loss to UT Arlington on Saturday. They failed to covered the spread as 4-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 120 points to fall short of the 140.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Arkansas State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Marquis Eaton 22 14.1 3.0 5.1 1.0 0.3 1.2
Norchad Omier 21 12.5 11.8 0.7 1.0 1.5 0.0
Caleb Fields 22 11.3 3.2 3.5 1.0 0.0 0.8
Keyon Wesley 21 7.8 4.8 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Christian Willis 20 7.1 2.1 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.3

Georgia Southern Betting Information

  • The Eagles hold a losing record ATS this season, covering nine times and failing to cover 12 times.
  • The Eagles only hold a 3-5 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 1.5-point underdog.
  • 42.9% of Georgia Southern’s 21 games this season have topped the over/under.
  • The Eagles beat Appalachian State 65-57 and covered the spread as 2.5-point favorites, while going under the 130.5 point total in their most recent game on Saturday. Elijah McCadden scored a team-high 18 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Georgia Southern Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zack Bryant 20 13.9 2.6 2.7 1.3 0.9 1.3
Eric Boone 23 11.3 3.5 3.0 2.2 0.1 1.5
Elijah McCadden 23 10.3 4.8 2.1 1.1 0.2 1.0
Gedi Juozapaitis 16 8.0 2.3 1.6 0.4 0.1 1.8
Kaden Archie 14 7.5 2.7 1.3 0.7 0.6 0.4

Total Facts

  • Arkansas State’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup point total (135.5 points) in 63.6% of opportunities (14 out of 22 matchups).
  • In 52% of Georgia Southern’s games this season (13 of 25), the total points scored was more than Friday’s 135.5-point over/under.
  • The over/under for the game of 135.5 is 9.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Red Wolves (73.2 points per game) and the Eagles (72.1 points per game).
  • This matchup’s point total is 2.4 fewer points than the 137.9 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Red Wolves games is 143.1 points, 7.6 more than the over/under of 135.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 4.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Eagles games this season (140.1 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2020 Georgia Southern Georgia Southern -7.5 147.5 -348 +268 Regular Season 76-75 ARK ST
3/2/2019 N/A Georgia Southern N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-70 GA SOU

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