Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 14-11 and a road record of 2-7. They are 13-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-13. The Tigers have an overall record of 10-16 and a home record of 7-6. They have an over/under record of 11-14 and they are 10-15 against the spread.
Yante Maten comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. J.J. Frazier averages 15.4 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Georgia. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kareem Canty averages 18.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Tyler Harris averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Georgia averages 68.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 268th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 252nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 111th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 53rd and 206th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 229th with 13.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 199th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 326th in the Division 1.
Auburn averages 71.7 points per game this year which ranks them 188th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 323rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 183rd in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 113th and 266th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 279th with 13.8 per game. The Tigers allow 77.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 290th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 212th and 138th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.7 rebounds a game which ranks 333rd and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 235th place in the nation. The Tigers force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 162nd in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 66.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 62 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 99.9 and they assist on 55.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Georgia turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The Bulldogs give up 74 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 77.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -11.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.9 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 98.1 and 49.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Auburn turns it over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.1%. The Tigers give up 76.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 13-12 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 12-13 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 10-15 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 11-14 against the over/under
Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
11/20/15 G Juwan Parker Achilles out for season
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out for season
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
02/23/16 F Tyler Harris Concussion doubtful Wednesday vs. Georgia
02/12/16 G Kareem Canty Personal out for season
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia
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