Georgia State vs South Alabama: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 26, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 26, 2021 - Last Updated on March 2, 2021

The Georgia State Panthers (12-5) will attempt to build on a four-game win streak when they visit the South Alabama Jaguars (16-8) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, February 26, 2021 as 2-point favorites. The Jaguars have won eight games in a row. The matchup has an over/under of 143 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 26, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Jaguars (+2)

The model has the Jaguars as 0.1-point favorites in this one despite the opposite prediction from DraftKings. However, the margin between the two lines is only 2.1 points.

Pick OU:
Over (143)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 2.3 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: South Alabama 74, Georgia State 73

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Panthers’ average implied point total this season is 4.1 more points than their implied total in Friday’s game (77.1 implied points on average compared to 73 implied points in this game).
  • Georgia State will try to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (73) for the eighth time this season.
  • The Jaguars’ average implied point total on the season (71.3 points) is 0.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (71 points).
  • South Alabama will aim to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (71) for the 14th time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Georgia State and South Alabama Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Panthers 7-7 6-7 7-7
Jaguars 9-10 1-7 9-10

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Georgia State

South Alabama
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/23/2021 Appalachian State Win 85-71 2/20/2021 Appalachian State Win 56-54
2/20/2021 Troy Win 65-53 2/19/2021 Appalachian State Win 65-63
2/19/2021 Troy Win 80-66 2/13/2021 Troy Win 58-51
2/11/2021 Georgia Southern Win 79-75 2/11/2021 Troy Win 73-70
2/9/2021 South Alabama Loss 70-67 2/9/2021 Georgia State Win 70-67

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