Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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The Alabama Crimson Tide head to Stegeman Coliseum to take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Crimson Tide come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 2-3. They are 7-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-10. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 12-7 and a home record of 8-2. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 9-6 against the spread.
Braxton Key comes into this contest averaging 10.7 points per game while playing 26.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Crimson Tide. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Dazon Ingram averages 9.6 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Alabama. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
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Yante Maten averages 19.6 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. J.J. Frazier averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Alabama averages 68.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 269th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 239th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 296th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 41st and 265th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 196th with 13.6 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 63.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 47th and 229th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 46th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in Division 1.
Georgia averages 72.6 points per game this year which ranks them 182nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 152nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 321st in the nation. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 116th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 220th with 13.9 per game. The Bulldogs allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 59th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 51st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 47th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 263rd in college basketball.
The Crimson Tide average 64.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.3 per contest. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 100.1 and they assist on 50.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Alabama turns the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34%. The Crimson Tide give up 66 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 73.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.6 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 103 and 57.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.6 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 30% of their shots. Georgia turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.9%. The Bulldogs give up 66.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 7-9 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-10 against the over/under
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 9-6 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 7-8 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/17/16 G Nick King Lung out indefinitely
Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia -5.5
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