Georgia Southern @ App. State
Regular Season Records: Georgia Southern 13-15; App. State 18-13
What to Know
The Georgia Southern Eagles and the App. State Mountaineers are set to clash at 8:30 p.m. ET March 5 at Pensacola Bay Center in the second round of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney. Georgia Southern will be strutting in after a win while the Mountaineers will be stumbling in from a loss.
The Eagles earned some postseason bragging rights after a successful outing this past Thursday. They managed a 70-64 victory over the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Guard Elijah McCadden (15 points) was the top scorer for Georgia Southern.
Meanwhile, Appalachian State was close but no cigar two weeks ago as they fell 62-60 to the Arkansas State Red Wolves.
Georgia Southern is expected to lose this next one by 5.5. They are currently two-for-two against the spread in their most recent games, however, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
It was close but no cigar for Georgia Southern as they fell 65-61 to the Mountaineers when the two teams last met earlier in the regular season. Can the Eagles avenge their defeat, or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll soon find out.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 8:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Pensacola Bay Center -- Pensacola, Florida
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Mountaineers are a solid 5.5-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 5.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
App. State have won eight out of their last 14 games against Georgia Southern.
- Feb 10, 2022 - App. State 65 vs. Georgia Southern 61
- Jan 22, 2022 - App. State 70 vs. Georgia Southern 62
- Feb 27, 2021 - Georgia Southern 65 vs. App. State 57
- Feb 26, 2021 - App. State 84 vs. Georgia Southern 78
- Jan 09, 2021 - App. State 77 vs. Georgia Southern 71
- Jan 08, 2021 - App. State 66 vs. Georgia Southern 63
- Feb 15, 2020 - App. State 62 vs. Georgia Southern 57
- Jan 04, 2020 - App. State 74 vs. Georgia Southern 72
- Feb 23, 2019 - Georgia Southern 92 vs. App. State 69
- Jan 13, 2018 - Georgia Southern 60 vs. App. State 59
- Feb 13, 2017 - App. State 83 vs. Georgia Southern 78
- Jan 21, 2017 - Georgia Southern 92 vs. App. State 88
- Feb 25, 2016 - Georgia Southern 88 vs. App. State 63
- Jan 25, 2016 - Georgia Southern 101 vs. App. State 100