Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs. Georgia State Panthers ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (6-9, 2-4 SBC) and the Georgia State Panthers (11-6, 4-2 SBC) clash at GSU Sports Arena. The Warhawks look to end their six-game road losing streak, while the Panthers try to lengthen their seven-game home winning streak. Action gets underway at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs. Georgia State Panthers Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Panthers won big over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, 90-52, while the Warhawks lost to the Georgia Southern Eagles, 67-56.

Georgia State played a nearly perfect game. They had a fantastic effective field goal percentage of 0.636 (above their season average of 0.511) and a turnover percentage of 17.3 (worse than their season average of 16.7). Louisiana was 0.339 and 25.0, respectively, for those same stats. Louisiana-Monroe, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 13.2 (better than their season average of 19.7). Georgia State’s Corey Allen led the way, putting up 24 points. Louisiana-Monroe was lifted by JD Williams, who had 20 points.

It will be a battle of conflicting tempos as the up-tempo Panthers will look to push the slower-paced Warhawks. The Panthers rank 22nd in possessions per game while the Warhawks are 325th. It could also be a sloppy game for the offense of the Warhawks, which ranks 312th in ball security (turnover percentage of 21.9 percent). They’ll be going up against the stingy defense of the Panthers, which forces the 41st-most turnovers in the country (23.5 percent).

Louisiana-Monroe at Georgia State Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Georgia State, ATS Winner – Georgia State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Georgia State ranks 10th in steals per game (9.8) while Louisiana-Monroe ranks 197th (5.3).
  • The Panthers average 15.2 assists per game, which ranks 53rd in the nation. The Warhawks rank 71st in assists allowed per game (11.6).
  • Louisiana-Monroe averages 33.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 217th in the country. Georgia State ranks 224th in rebounds allowed per game (38.5).
  • The Warhawks rank 28th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while the Panthers rank 123rd (3.8).
  • Georgia State ranks 148th in three pointers attempted per game (21.7) while Louisiana-Monroe ranks 235th (18.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Warhawks’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 7.0, up from 1.3 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Panthers have scored an average of 80.2 points per game (0.2 above their season average) and allowed an average of 65.8 points per game (4.6 below their season average).