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Mercer Bears vs Georgia Southern Eagles 11/19/2019 Preview, Predictions and Odds

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Mercer Bears vs Georgia Southern Eagles 11-19-2019 Preview Predictions and Odds

Mercer Bears vs Georgia Southern Eagles 11/19/2019 – The Mercer Bears are riding a three-game winning streak after losing their first game. They will try to earn their first road victory when they battle the Georgia Southern Eagles at their home floor. Match between the two teams will be held on November 11, Tuesday at 7 pm Eastern Time. The game can be viewed via live stream on SofaScore with the TV rights owned by ESPN+. The Bears are coming in as the underdogs in this game according to Betting College Basketball Today. The Eagles currently own a balanced 2-2 record and will look to defend home court and push them up to the winning column.

Mercer Bears vs Georgia Southern Eagles 11/19/2019

When: Tuesday, November 11, 7:00 p.m. ET
Where: W.S Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia
Stream: SofaScore

Mercer Bears vs Georgia Southern Eagles 11/19/2019

Mercer +8.5 (-110) 160 o (-110) +425
Georgia Southern -8.5 (-110) 160 u (-110) -550
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Mercer Bears

The Mercer Bears have defended their home court well with a three-game winning streak. This team has only one game on the road and that that was their opening day match. Seeking for their first win, a win is possible with a good number of surprises in their previous game. Daniel Love has come out and has become a factor for the team with 16 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals. Another player to watch out for is James Glisson who fired 18 points against Florida Gulf Post. Ethan Stair will be their man in the middle as he had been consistent all throughout and averaged 19 points, 9.5 rebounds, two assists and 1.3 steals.

Djordje Dimitrijevic had been fantastic adding 17 points per game. With the rising options for the team, they would need all players to contribute to hand Georgia State a loss on their home floor.

Players to Watch: E. Stair (19 PPG, 9.5 RPG, 2 APG, 1.3 SPG), D. Dimrijevic (17.3 PPG, 5.8 RPG, 2.8 APG, 1 SPG), R. Cummings (14 PPG, 3 RPG, 1 APG, 1 SPG)

Georgia Southern Eagles

It has been an up-and-down start so far for the Eagles as they are still trying to find their consistency. With highly regarded players on their roster, it will just be in due time before they come out and play their potential. Isaiah Crawley is their leader with 16.5 points and 6.3 rebounds. Last game he had 17 points, eight boards and two blocks. Elijah McCadden and Calvin Wishart had been consistent with the team. But the Eagles want more from Ike Smith who shot just 35% of his 14 shots the last game and Quan Jackson as well.

Jackson had a decent rebounding night at 10 points but he needs to sink his shots as he just did 2-for-9 in their previous match. If he does do that, he will be a double-double threat with more players for Mercer to deal with in their next match. 

Players to Watch: I. Crawley (16.5 PPG, 6.3 RPG, 3 APG, 1.3 SPG), E. McCadden (12.8 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 1.5 APG), C. Wishart (12.5 PPG, 2.3 RPG, 3 APG, 1.5 SPG).

Mercer Bears vs Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Predictions


Mercer Bears

Bears are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Mercer’s last 7 games.
Bears are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Georgia Southern.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Mercer’s last 8 games on the road.
Mercer is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgia Southern.

Georgia Southern Eagles

Eagles are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Georgia Southern’s last 12 games.
Georgia Southern is 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
Eagles are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Georgia Southern is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Mercer.

Mercer Bears vs Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Picks

This is going to be a bounce-back game for Georgia Southern Eagles according to Online Sportsbook. It is easy to say that the Bears will lose this game as the Eagles will look to test their new talents that seem to fit their system well. With a stronger starting five, Eagles are easily on the upper hand with Crawley being the best player of the game.

Moneyline: The Eagles are favored in this match so they are given the moneyline of -550. Riskier bet is putting your money on the Mercer Bears who are at +425 when they win.

ATS: Mercer is given a -7 for this match and they would need their role players to step up to get this game closer.

TOTALS: Both teams are expected to reach the 149 total with the home team going under.

Score Prediction: 78-70, Eagles.