The William & Mary Tribe will take on the Georgia State Panthers at 5 p.m. ET Saturday at Qubein Center. Given that these two teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this matchup.
The game between William & Mary and the Norfolk State Spartans on Tuesday was not particularly close, with the Tribe falling 91-74.
Meanwhile, Georgia State ended up a good deal behind the Richmond Spiders when they played on Tuesday, losing 94-78.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: Qubein Center — High Point, North Carolina
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Live Stream: Watch with FuboTV (7Days Free Trial)
William & Mary have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 15 point spread they are up against. They have failed bettors playing the spread in all their past three games, so buyers beware.
William & Mary is now 0-3 while Georgia State sits at 2-1. A pair of numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Tribe have allowed their opponents an average of 10.7 steals per game, the 349th most in college basketball. To make matters even worse for William & Mary, the Panthers come into the contest boasting the 13th most steals per game in college basketball at 12. In other words, William & Mary will need to work extra hard to take care of the ball.
The Panthers are a big 15-point favorite against the Tribe, 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 15-point spread, and stayed right there.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.