Georgia at Marquette College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Georgia Bulldogs head to BMO Harris Bradley Center to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Marquette as 4.5 point favorites.
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Georgia comes into this game with an overall record of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 6.5 as they are averaging 72.7 points per game while giving up 66.2 per contest. Marquette has an overall mark of 5-2. They are averaging 83.7 points per contest and giving up 77.7, which is a point differential of 6.0.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 1-2 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 2-1 against the over/under this year
Important Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 4-2 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/27/17 G Haanif Cheatham Personal has left team
11/14/17 C Harry Froling Eligibility is out indefinitely
Yante Maten averages 18.3 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 98%. William Jackson II averages 12.5 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3 assists per game and 2.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Andrew Rowsey scores 23.7 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Markus Howard averages 19.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia averages 72.7 points per contest this year, which is 227th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 196th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 264th in Division 1. They average 42.8 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 230th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 72nd with 15.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 66.2 points per contest, which is 72nd in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 34th and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 128th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 48th place in college basketball. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Marquette is 54th in the country with 83.7 points per contest this season. They are 79th in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 72nd in Division 1. They are 331st in the country in rebounding with 31.3 boards per contest and 129th in assists per game with 15.0. The Golden Eagles are 258th in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Golden Eagles give up 77.7 points per game, which ranks them 278th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 321st and 105th in those defensive statistics. They rank 192nd with 13.3 dimes allowed per game and 60th with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Eagles are 147th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs are 210th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.8, and their defensive rating of 93.6 is ranked 86th. In terms of pace they are 264th in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 224th. As a team they are 202nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 233rd in Division 1. Georgia is 66th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 21st in the nation.
Marquette is 240th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 302nd in Division 1. The Golden Eagles are 293rd in the nation in defensive rating with 108.2, and their offensive rating of 116.5 is ranked 31st. They are 221st in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 30th. As a unit they are 20th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Marquette college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Georgia +4.5
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