Georgia State Panthers at Liberty Flames ATS Prediction

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The Georgia State Panthers (5-2) will travel to the Vines Center to clash with the Liberty Flames (6-1). The game begins at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Georgia State Panthers at Liberty Flames Betting Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Flames won big over the Navy Midshipmen 76-58, while the Panthers beat the Tulane Green Wave 80-76.

Georgia State played a nearly perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.241 (above their season average of 0.187) and a turnover percentage of 14.0 (better than their season average of 15.7). Tulane put up marks of 0.172 and 19.1, respectively, for those same stats. Liberty, on the other hand, dominated nearly every stat category in their game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.283 (above their season average of 0.191) and a turnover percentage of 9.0 (better than their season average of 14.2). Navy was 0.145 and 15.3, respectively, for those same stats. Scottie James led the way for Liberty, recording 14 points and seven rebounds. Malik Benlevi, meanwhile played a pivotal role for Georgia State with 25 points and five rebounds.

The Flames won the sole game between these two teams last year, 77-74. Liberty’s rebounding was their largest strength. The Flames had more offensive rebounds (nine vs. two) and total rebounds (34 vs. 29).

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the country’s slowest-paced teams go head-to-head. Liberty ranks 340th in possessions per game (65.5) and Georgia State is 258th (68.4) dating back to last season.

Georgia State vs. Liberty Betting Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Liberty, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Liberty ranks fifth in rebounds allowed per game (30.1) while Georgia State ranks 270th (37.4).
  • The Flames rank 34th in assists allowed per game (11.2) while the Panthers rank 168th (13.3).
  • Georgia State ranks 37th in steals per game (7.5) while Liberty ranks 143rd (6.3).
  • The Panthers rank 28th in blocks per game (4.8) while the Flames rank 237th (2.6).
  • Liberty averages 22.6 three pointers per game, which ranks 140th in the country. Georgia State ranks 307th in three pointers allowed per game (25.6).