Georgia State Panthers at UT Arlington Mavericks ATS Odds

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The Georgia State Panthers (20-8, 11-4 SBC) will travel to College Park Center to challenge the UT Arlington Mavericks (17-12, 8-8 SBC) in their home finale. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.

Georgia State Panthers vs. UT Arlington Mavericks ATS Preview

In the Panthers last game, they had no trouble getting past the Texas State Bobcats, 77-50. D’Marcus Simonds was the games high scorer with 19 points on 8-for-17 shooting. Georgia State played a nearly perfect game. They had a superb effective field goal percentage of 0.579 (above their season average of 0.539) and a turnover percentage of 12.5 (better than their season average of 14.9). Texas State put up marks of 0.354 and 15.2, respectively, for those same stats.

The Mavericks come in on a high note after blowing out the Georgia Southern Eagles in their last game, 83-63. With 23 points on 9-for-16 shooting, Kaelon Wilson was the top scorer from either team. The Mavericks were 9-11 from the foul line (81.8 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.597 (above their season average of 0.521).

This has potential to be an error-filled game for the offense of UT Arlington. UT Arlington ranks 287th in the NCAA in ball protection (turnover percentage of 20.6 percent), while the disruptive defense of Georgia State forces the 28th-most turnovers in the NCAA (22.2 percent).

These teams have already met once this season. The Panthers won 81-75. The Panthers played a nearly perfect game. They had a turnover percentage of 10.5 and a free throw rate of 0.206. For those same stats, the Mavericks put up marks of 18.6 and 0.132, respectively. Simonds put up a double-double in the victory with 29 points and 10 rebounds.

Georgia State Panthers at UT Arlington Mavericks Betting Prediction

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – UT Arlington, ATS Winner – UT Arlington, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Mavericks rank 36th in assists per game (16.1) while the Panthers rank 155th (13.4).
  • UT Arlington ranks 27th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while Georgia State ranks 100th (3.4).
  • UT Arlington ranks 26th in rebounds per game (39.1) while Georgia State ranks 220th in rebounds allowed per game (36.6).
  • The Panthers average 23.8 three pointers per game, which ranks 90th in the NCAA. The Mavericks rank 280th in three pointers allowed per game (27.3).
  • Georgia State ranks 25th in steals allowed per game (5.1) while UT Arlington ranks 163rd (6.9).

Betting Trends:

  • The Mavericks have been outscored by an average of 1.0 point in their last five games. On the season, UT Arlington has defeated opponents by an average of 4.2 points.
  • During their last five games, the Panthers have scored an average of 85.2 points per game (10.2 above their season average) and allowed an average of 73.6 points per game (7.1 above their season average).