Coastal Carolina @ Georgia State
Current Records: Coastal Carolina 10-8; Georgia State 6-8
What to Know
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers lost both of their matches to the Georgia State Panthers last season on scores of 62-70 and 68-71, so they’re hoping to turn the tables this season. The Chanticleers and Georgia State will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 2 p.m. ET Saturday at GSU Sports Arena. Coastal Carolina will be strutting in after a victory while the Panthers will be stumbling in from a loss.
The Georgia Southern Eagles typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday Coastal Carolina proved too difficult a challenge. Coastal Carolina had just enough and edged out Georgia Southern 76-72. It took five tries, but Coastal Carolina can finally say that they have a win on the road.
Speaking of close games: Georgia State was just a bucket shy of a win on Thursday and fell 61-60 to the App. State Mountaineers.
Coastal Carolina is expected to lose this next one by 5. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 6-2 against the spread when expected to lose.
Coastal Carolina is now 10-8 while Georgia State sits at 6-8. Two stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Chanticleers have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 38%, which places them 12th in college basketball. Less enviably, the Panthers have only been able to knock down 41.50% percent of their shots, which is the 49th lowest field goal percentage in college basketball.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: GSU Sports Arena — Atlanta, Georgia
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $35.00
The Panthers are a 5-point favorite against the Chanticleers, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Panthers as a 4.5-point favorite.
Georgia State have won five out of their last nine games against Coastal Carolina.
- Jan 16, 2021 – Georgia State 71 vs. Coastal Carolina 68
- Jan 02, 2021 – Georgia State 70 vs. Coastal Carolina 62
- Jan 01, 2021 – Coastal Carolina 81 vs. Georgia State 69
- Feb 15, 2020 – Georgia State 92 vs. Coastal Carolina 80
- Jan 04, 2020 – Coastal Carolina 74 vs. Georgia State 72
- Feb 23, 2019 – Coastal Carolina 95 vs. Georgia State 82
- Jan 13, 2018 – Georgia State 72 vs. Coastal Carolina 58
- Feb 13, 2017 – Coastal Carolina 65 vs. Georgia State 64
- Jan 21, 2017 – Georgia State 76 vs. Coastal Carolina 56