Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Sun Belt Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Sun Belt Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 2, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 7 seed Georgia Southern Eagles (16-15, 9-9 Sun Belt) are 5-point favorites in the Sun Belt Tournament over the No. 10 seed UL Monroe Warhawks (11-20, 7-11 Sun Belt) on Thursday at Pensacola Bay Center. The game starts at 8:30 PM and airs on ESPN+, with the winner moving one step closer to securing a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The point total for the matchup is 130.5.

Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Odds

  • Georgia Southern odds to win: -211
  • UL Monroe odds to win: +175
  • Spread: Georgia Southern (-5)
  • Total: 130.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Pensacola, Florida
  • Venue: Pensacola Bay Center

Who Will Win Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe?

Georgia Southern and UL Monroe Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Georgia Southern has a 3-3 record against the spread in games it was favored by 5 points or more this season.

In games this season in which it was an underdog by 5 points or more, UL Monroe has an 8-11 record against the spread.

The Eagles and the Warhawks combine to average 6.3 more points per game than the total of 130.5 set for this game.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 137 points per game, 6.5 more than the point total in this game.

Georgia Southern’s average total in outings this year has been 136.1, 5.6 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.

The average total for Warhawks games this season is 7.2 more points than the point total of 130.5 for this outing.

The Eagles’ ATS record is 15-14-0 this season.

The Warhawks’ ATS record is 13-15-0 this year.

Georgia Southern Stats & Insights

Georgia Southern has a +65 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.1 points per game. It is putting up 69.1 points per game to rank 252nd in college basketball and is giving up 67 per contest to rank 89th in college basketball.

Georgia Southern ranks 139th in the country at 32.4 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 31.8 its opponents average.

The Eagles hit 6.4 three-pointers per game (284th in college basketball), while their opponents have made 6.8 on average.

Georgia Southern averages 91.4 points per 100 possessions on offense (239th in college basketball), and allows 88.6 points per 100 possessions (106th in college basketball).

The Eagles average 70.8 points per game at home, compared to 67.6 points per game away from home, a difference of 3.2 points per contest.

UL Monroe Stats & Insights

UL Monroe’s -69 scoring differential (being outscored by 2.3 points per game) is a result of putting up 67.7 points per game (284th in college basketball) while allowing 70 per outing (183rd in college basketball).

UL Monroe is 181st in the nation at 31.7 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 32.3 its opponents average.

UL Monroe knocks down 7.6 three-pointers per game (158th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.8. It shoots 35.6% from deep, and its opponents shoot 34.2%.

UL Monroe averages 88.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (299th in college basketball), and gives up 91.4 points per 100 possessions (181st in college basketball).

In 2022-23 the Warhawks are scoring 10.4 more points per game at home (73.3) than on the road (62.9).

Georgia Southern Key Players to Watch

The Eagles leader in points and rebounds is Andrei Savrasov, who scores 14.2 points and grabs 7.4 rebounds per game.

Jalen Finch leads Georgia Southern in assists, averaging 3.6 per game while also scoring 10.7 points per contest.

Tyren Moore makes more threes per game than any other member of the Eagles, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.8 per contest.

Finch is Georgia Southern’s leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Kamari Brown leads them in blocks with 0.8 per contest.

UL Monroe Key Players to Watch

Tyreke Locure is the top scorer for the Warhawks with 14.5 points per game. He also adds 4.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game to his stats.

The UL Monroe leaders in rebounding and assists are Thomas Howell with 7.9 rebounds per game (he also adds 9.5 points and 2.1 assists per game) and Jamari Blackmon with 3.2 assists per game (he also tacks on 12.9 points and 3.2 rebounds per game).

Blackmon is the top shooter from deep for the Warhawks, hitting 2.1 threes per game.

Locure (1.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for UL Monroe while Victor Baffuto (2.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    UL Monroe (+5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (130.5)

  • Prediction:
    Georgia Southern 70, UL Monroe 66
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