Georgia Southern vs Appalachian State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 26, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 26, 2021

The Appalachian State Mountaineers (12-10) will look to stop a five-game losing streak when they hit the road to play the Georgia Southern Eagles (12-11) on Friday, February 26, 2021 at W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse as just 2-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under set at 132.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 26, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Georgia Southern Betting Information

  • With a mark of 8-11, the Eagles have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 2 points, the Eagles are 2-4 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • The Eagles and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 8 of 19 games this season (42.1%).
  • In their last game, the Eagles got a team-high 12 points from Elijah McCadden in a 65-55 loss to Coastal Carolina on Sunday. They failed to covered the spread as 6.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 120 points to go under the 142 point total.

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 18 13.6 2.6 2.7 1.3 0.9 1.3
Eric Boone 22 11.3 3.5 3.1 2.3 0.1 1.5
Elijah McCadden 21 9.8 4.7 2.0 1.1 0.1 1.0
Gedi Juozapaitis 14 7.6 1.9 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.7
Kaden Archie 14 7.5 2.7 1.3 0.7 0.6 0.4

Appalachian State Betting Information

  • Appalachian State has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 9-8-1.
  • For the ninth time this season, the Mountaineers are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 3-5 against the spread.
  • Appalachian State and its opponents have often not covered the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 44.4% (8) of their 18 games played.
  • The Mountaineers fell to Georgia State 85-71 and failed to cover the spread as 6.5-point underdogs, while going over the 142.5 point total on Tuesday in their most recent contest. Michael Almonacy put up a team-high 24 points in the loss.

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

Appalachian State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Adrian Delph 22 11.5 4.1 1.4 1.3 0.5 2.0
Donovan Gregory 21 11.5 5.2 2.1 1.5 0.4 0.1
Michael Almonacy 22 11.4 3.9 2.6 1.1 0.1 2.2
Justin Forrest 19 10.9 3.0 2.6 1.5 0.1 1.5
James Lewis 22 9.2 5.7 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.0

Total Facts

  • In Georgia Southern’s matchups this season, the Eagles and their opponents have exceeded Friday’s over/under of 132.5 points 13 times (56.5% of opportunities).
  • 12 Appalachian State games this year (54.5% of its matchups) finished with a final total greater than Friday’s over/under of 132.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 142.8 points per game, 10.3 points more than the total of 132.5 for this matchup.
  • The 131.3 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.2 fewer than the 132.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Eagles have seen a 139.8 average over/under in their games this season, 7.3 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.8 points fewer than the average over/under in Mountaineers games this season (134.3 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/9/2021 Appalachian State Appalachian State -1.5 131.5 -125 +103 Regular Season 77-71 APP ST
2/15/2020 Georgia Southern Georgia Southern -5.5 140.5 -245 +193 Regular Season 62-57 APP ST
1/4/2020 Appalachian State Appalachian State -1.5 140.5 -125 +102 Regular Season 74-72 APP ST
2/23/2019 N/A Appalachian State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 92-69 GA SOU

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