Georgia Southern vs Troy: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The Georgia Southern Eagles (7-3) are at home in Sun Belt action against the Troy Trojans (5-5) on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 3:00 PM ET. The Eagles are 5.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The point total in the matchup is 129.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 16, 2021, 1:16 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Georgia Southern Betting Information

  • Georgia Southern is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 2-4
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Eagles are 0-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 3 of 6 Georgia Southern games this season (50%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

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 10 14.2 2.5 2.5 1.6 1.0 1.1
Eric Boone 14 11.8 3.6 3.0 2.1 0.1 1.4
Elijah McCadden 13 10.8 4.5 2.3 1.1 0.2 1.0
Kaden Archie 9 9.0 2.9 1.4 1.0 0.3 0.3
Prince Toyambi 14 7.1 5.9 0.1 0.8 0.4 0.0

Troy Betting Information

  • Troy has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 4-3.
  • Troy and its opponents have typically not covered the over/under this season, only claiming the over in 14.3% (1) of their seven games played.

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

Troy Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zay Williams 12 11.0 7.6 1.9 0.3 1.0 0.3
Kam Woods 12 10.4 3.0 1.2 0.9 0.0 1.2
Nick Stampley 12 10.3 7.0 0.6 1.0 0.9 0.8
Khalyl Waters 11 9.8 3.0 0.4 1.0 0.5 0.5
Desmond Williams 12 4.8 1.5 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.9

Total Facts

  • Georgia Southern’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup total (129 points) in 80% of opportunities (eight out of 10 matchups).
  • In 40% of Troy’s games this season (4 of 10), the total points scored was more than Saturday’s 129-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 144.2 points per game, 15.2 points more than the point total of 129 for this matchup.
  • These two teams give up a combined 132.2 points per game, 3.2 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Eagles have seen a 150.7 over/under in their games this season, 21.7 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.3 points separates this game’s over/under (129 points) and the average total points bet in Trojans games (125.7 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/15/2021 Georgia Southern Georgia Southern -7 131 -335 +255 Regular Season 67-64 GA SOU
1/30/2020 Georgia Southern Georgia Southern -11 146 -727 +497 Regular Season 86-57 GA SOU
1/16/2020 Georgia Southern Troy -5 144.5 -230 +183 Regular Season 82-66 GA SOU
2/15/2019 N/A Georgia Southern N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-51 GA SOU
1/17/2019 N/A Troy N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-82 GA SOU

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