Saturday, February 11, 2017
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 13-11 and a road record of 3-6. They are 11-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-10. The Volunteers have an overall record of 14-10 and a home record of 9-4. They have an over/under record of 8-13 and they are 13-9 against the spread.
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Yante Maten comes into this contest averaging 19.7 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. J.J. Frazier averages 16 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Georgia. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Robert Hubbs averages 14.5 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Volunteers. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Grant Williams averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Georgia averages 71.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 208th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 190th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 308th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 52nd and 149th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 241st with 13.9 per game. The Bulldogs allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 82nd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 31st and 112th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 116th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 37th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 263rd in Division 1.
Tennessee averages 76.3 points per game this year which ranks them 90th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 199th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 219th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 48th and 100th respectively. In the turnover department the Volunteers rank 163rd with 13.1 per game. The Volunteers allow 72.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 177th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 79th and 136th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 258th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 73rd place in the nation. The Volunteers force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 62nd in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 72.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.7 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 101.5 and they assist on 56.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Georgia turns the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.9%. The Bulldogs give up 71.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Volunteers score 80.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.4 points per game. The Volunteers have a rating on offense of 106.1 and 55.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Tennessee turns it over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.3%. The Volunteers give up 72.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 11-9 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 10-10 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 13-9 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 8-13 against the over/under
Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/17/16 F John Fulkerson Elbow out indefinitely
01/11/17 G Detrick Mostella Dismissed dismissed from team
Josh's Pick: Take Tennessee -5.5
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