Georgia Southern Vs Ball State: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – November 9, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on November 8, 2021

The Georgia Southern Eagles (0-0) battle the Ball State Cardinals (0-0) at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Eagles’ (-146 to win on the moneyline) contest against the Cardinals (+121).

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Georgia Southern Vs Ball State Betting Lines

Georgia Southern Vs Ball State Stat Rankings (2020-21)

Georgia Southern Avg. (Rank) Ball State Avg. (Rank)
70.5 (199th) Points Scored 74.8 (82nd)
67.9 (102nd) Points Allowed 75.5 (290th)
36.2 (120th) Rebounds 36.8 (93rd)
11.3 (74th) Off. Rebounds 9.7 (174th)
7.5 (142nd) 3pt Made 8.6 (60th)
12.1 (246th) Assists 14.0 (113th)
13.6 (110th) Turnovers 14.4 (57th)

Georgia Southern Vs Ball State Betting Trends

  • Georgia Southern’s record against the spread last season was 12-16-0.
  • The Eagles went 3-3 as 2.5-point favorites or more last season.
  • In 25 Georgia Southern games last year, 11 of them went over the total.
  • Georgia Southern games finished with more than 137.5 points 13 times last year.
  • The over/under in this game is 137.5 points, 1.0 higher than the average total in Eagles games last season.
  • Ball State was 9-14-0 against the spread last season.
  • Against the spread, as underdogs of 2.5 points or greater, the Cardinals went 4-9 last year.
  • Last year, 17 of Ball State’s 22 games went over the point total.
  • Ball State’s games finished with over 137.5 points scored 17 times last year.
  • The average total points scored in Cardinals games last year (137.5) is 7.4 points higher than the total for this matchup.

Georgia Southern Impact Players

  • Eric Boone led his squad in assists per contest (2.9) last season, and also posted 10.8 points and 3.6 rebounds. Defensively, he delivered 2.2 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Zack Bryant put up 13.6 points and 2.6 assists per contest last year — both team highs. He also posted 2.6 rebounds, shooting 44.0% from the field and 33.8% from beyond the arc with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Elijah McCadden posted 10.1 points, 2.0 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game last year.
  • Prince Gilliam Toyambi led the Eagles at 5.8 rebounds per contest last season, while also posting 0.2 assists and 5.6 points.
  • Kamari Brown averaged 6.9 points, 0.8 assists and 2.8 rebounds per contest last year.

Ball State Impact Players

  • Ishmael El-Amin scored 16.2 points and distributed 2.9 assists per game last season.
  • Brachen Hazen hauled in an average of 5.9 boards in each contest while scoring 10.2 points per game last season.
  • El-Amin hit an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc a season ago.
  • El-Amin and Hazen were defensive standouts last season, with El-Amin averaging 1.2 steals per game and Hazen collecting 0.6 blocks per contest.
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