Georgia Southern vs UL Monroe Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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The UL Monroe Warhawks (11-20, 7-11 Sun Belt) hope to halt a four-game road losing streak at the Georgia Southern Eagles (16-15, 9-9 Sun Belt) on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 8:30 PM ET.

Georgia Southern is a 5-point favorite against UL Monroe when the Eagles face off with the Warhawks on Thursday. The over/under is 130 points for the game.

Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Odds

Point Spread for Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with sportsbooks listing Georgia Southern as the favorite.

Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Georgia Southern has -212 odds to pick up the win, while UL Monroe is listed at +176 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 130 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Pensacola, Florida
  • Arena: Pensacola Bay Center

Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Betting Trends

In Georgia Southern’s 29 games this season, it has 15 wins against the spread. The Eagles have come away with six wins in the nine contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Georgia Southern’s games this year have hit the over on 15 of 28 set point totals.

In UL Monroe’s 28 games this year, it has 13 wins against the spread. The Warhawks have put together a 6-18 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 25% of those games). UL Monroe’s games this season have gone over the point total 46.4% of the time (13 out of 28 games with a set point total).

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Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Key Players to Watch

Georgia Southern

Andrei Savrasov is tops on his team in both points (14.2) and rebounds (7.4) per contest, and also puts up 1.3 assists. At the other end, he delivers 1.4 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Jalen Finch posts a team-leading 3.6 assists per game. He is also posting 10.7 points and 3.6 rebounds, shooting 45.1% from the floor. Tyren Moore posts 9.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game, shooting 36.5% from the field and 32.7% from beyond the arc with 1.8 made 3-pointers per game. Carlos Curry averages 7.7 points, 7 rebounds and 0.2 assists per game, shooting 60.1% from the field.

UL Monroe

Tyreke Locure leads the Warhawks in scoring (14.5 points per game), and averages 4.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists. He also posts 1.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Thomas Howell is averaging a team-high 7.9 rebounds per game. And he is producing 9.5 points and 2.1 assists, making 44.8% of his shots from the field. Jamari Blackmon is the Warhawks’ top assist man (3.2 per game), and he delivers 12.9 points and 3.2 rebounds. Victor Baffuto gets the Warhawks 7.5 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.4 steals and 2.2 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Georgia Southern Eagles

Georgia Southern is 11-7-0 ATS in conference action this season. Offensively, the Eagles are posting 69.1 points per game (252nd-ranked in college basketball). They are giving up 67 points per contest at the other end (90th-ranked). This year, Georgia Southern is averaging 32.4 rebounds per game (139th-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 31.8 rebounds per contest (231st-ranked).

Georgia Southern is draining 6.4 threes per game (284th-ranked in college basketball). It sports a 31.5% shooting percentage (320th-ranked) from downtown. The Eagles rank 126th in the country with 6.8 treys allowed per game so far this season. Meanwhile, they rank 111th with a 32.8% shooting percentage allowed from beyond the arc.

The Eagles are 6-4 against the spread and 4-6 overall in their last 10 games. In its past 10 contests, Georgia Southern has gone over the total five times. Georgia Southern has seen an increase in scoring recently, putting up 71 points per game in its last 10 outings, 1.9 points more than the 69.1 it has scored this season. Georgia Southern’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (70.7) is 3.7 more points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (67).

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What you need to know about the UL Monroe Warhawks

UL Monroe has covered 10 times in 18 chances against the spread in conference play this season. At 67.7 points scored per game and 70 points conceded, the Warhawks are 283rd in the nation offensively and 183rd defensively. On the boards, UL Monroe is 181st in the country in rebounds (31.7 per game). It is 266th in rebounds conceded (32.3 per game).

In 2022-23, UL Monroe is 158th in the country in 3-point makes (7.6 per game) and 104th in 3-point percentage (35.6%). The Warhawks are 251st in the country in 3-pointers conceded (7.8 per game) and 208th in 3-point percentage defensively (34.2%).

The Warhawks have a 4-6 record against the spread while going 2-8 overall over their past 10 games. In its past 10 contests, UL Monroe has gone over the total six times. UL Monroe has fared worse offensively in its previous 10 games, scoring 64.1 points per contest, 3.6 fewer points its than season average of 67.7. The Warhawks have performed worse defensively over their last 10 games, giving up 72.1 points per contest, 2.1 more points their than season average of 70.

Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is Georgia Southern, and we project that UL Monroe will cover the spread (Georgia Southern -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 130 points.

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How to bet Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe

You can bet on Georgia Southern vs. UL Monroe at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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