Georgia State vs Houston March Madness Lines / Live Stream / TV Channel, Date / Time & Prediction

Georgia State vs Houston March Madness Lines / Live Stream / TV Channel, Date / Time & Prediction

Georgia State takes on 3-seed Houston in the Midwest Region hoping for a massive moneyline upset. As opposed to other 14 vs 3 seed battles in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, oddsmakers and handicappers respect the Panthers. Georgia State is only a +11.5 dog. Can the Panthers keep it close versus one of the top teams in the nation?

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Georgia State vs Houston 2019 March Madness Lines & Game Info

Why #15 Georgia State Panthers are a good bet +11?

Sun Belt Conference Regular Season and tournament winner Georgia State is one of those rare mid-major teams that not only has success straight up but also against the spread. The Panthers are 8-2 on the moneyline in their last 10.

They’re 6-1 ATS in their last 7. Georgia State has a high-scoring offense, 77.1 points per game, making them a tough team to matchup with for anyone, including the Houston Cougars.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 77.1
  • Field Goal %: 46.4
  • 3-Point %: 38.8
  • Free Throw %: 66.3
  • Rebounds/G: 32.8
Defense:
  • Points/G: 72.9
  • Field Goal %: 42.2
  • 3-Point %: 33
  • Free Throw %: 70.1
  • Rebounds/G: 35.5

Why #3 Houston Cougars are a good bet -11.5?

Is Houston a safe bet in the March Madness odds vs Georgia State?

We can look past Houston’s disappointing 54-69 loss to Cincinnati in the American Athletic Conference Tournament Championship. All season long, the Cougars were one of the top teams in the nation.

They played great up until the game against Cincinnati, even beating the Bearcats 85-69 on the road on March 10. Kelvin Sampson’s squad should bounce back with a huge win and cover in round 1 versus Georgia State.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 75.6
  • Field Goal %: 44.4
  • 3-Point %: 35.9
  • Free Throw %: 70.2
  • Rebounds/G: 40.9
Defense:
  • Points/G: 61.2
  • Field Goal %: 36.7
  • 3-Point %: 27.6
  • Free Throw %: 69.2
  • Rebounds/G: 29.4

March Madness Betting Trends for Georgia State vs Houston

  • Panthers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games
  • Panthers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600
  • Cougars are 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games following an ATS loss
  • Cougars are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 neutral site games

Georgia State vs Houston Final March Madness Betting Analysis

When Houston locks down on defense, they can beat any team in college basketball. The Cougars rank first in shooting percentage allowed. Opponents average 36.7% from the field versus Houston.

The Cougars don’t allow teams to have much more success from the three-point line. Houston allows 27.6% from three. The Cougars should have their defense working on Friday. If they can get into a groove on offense, they’ll easily beat the Panthers and cover.

2019 March Madness Betting Pick: Houston -11.5


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