Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 9-12 and a road record of 1-7. They are 8-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-11. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 11-9 and they are 12-8 against the spread.
Kareem Canty comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Tyler Harris averages 15 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Auburn. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
J.J. Frazier averages 16.4 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Yante Maten averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Auburn averages 74.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 134th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 286th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 172nd and 248th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 244th with 13.6 per game. The Tigers allow 78.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 295th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 235th and 146th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.1 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 206th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 91st in the Division 1.
Georgia averages 70.8 points per game this year which ranks them 206th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 160th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 84th in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 84th and 157th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 247th with 13.6 per game. The Bulldogs allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 90th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 39th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 175th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 66.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 64.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -13.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 101 and they assist on 48.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. Auburn turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.6%. The Tigers give up 80.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 71.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -0.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.9 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 102.2 and 56.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Georgia turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.3%. The Bulldogs give up 65.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 8-12 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 9-11 against the over/under
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 12-8 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 11-9 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out for season
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
02/05/16 G Bryce Brown Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Georgia
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
01/01/16 G T.J. Dunans Knee out indefinitely
Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
11/20/15 G Juwan Parker Achilles out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Auburn
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