Georgia Southern @ Coastal Carolina
Current Records: Georgia Southern 11-11; Coastal Carolina 12-11
What to Know
Get ready for a Sun Belt battle as the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and the Georgia Southern Eagles will face off at 2 p.m. ET Saturday at HTC Center. Given that these two teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this contest.
On Thursday, Coastal Carolina lost to the Georgia State Panthers at home by a decisive 61-50 margin.
Meanwhile, it was close but no cigar for Georgia Southern as they fell 65-61 to the App. State Mountaineers on Thursday.
The Chanticleers are the favorite in this one, with an expected 4.5-point margin of victory. But bettors beware: they are only 2-4 against the spread when favored.
The losses put Coastal Carolina at 12-11 and Georgia Southern at 11-11. A pair of numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Coastal Carolina is 51st worst in college basketball in takeaways, with only 11.4 on average. The Eagles have experienced some struggles of their own as they are stumbling into the game with the 19th most turnovers per game in college basketball, having accrued 15 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: HTC Center -- Conway, South Carolina
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Chanticleers are a 4.5-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 4.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Georgia Southern have won six out of their last ten games against Coastal Carolina.
- Jan 20, 2022 - Coastal Carolina 76 vs. Georgia Southern 72
- Feb 21, 2021 - Coastal Carolina 65 vs. Georgia Southern 55
- Jan 30, 2021 - Georgia Southern 61 vs. Coastal Carolina 58
- Jan 29, 2021 - Coastal Carolina 79 vs. Georgia Southern 62
- Feb 13, 2020 - Georgia Southern 79 vs. Coastal Carolina 69
- Jan 02, 2020 - Georgia Southern 70 vs. Coastal Carolina 67
- Feb 21, 2019 - Georgia Southern 79 vs. Coastal Carolina 74
- Jan 11, 2018 - Georgia Southern 77 vs. Coastal Carolina 66
- Feb 11, 2017 - Coastal Carolina 82 vs. Georgia Southern 70
- Jan 23, 2017 - Georgia Southern 91 vs. Coastal Carolina 80