Saturday, January 7, 2017
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 5-8. They are 4-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 9-5 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 5-5 and they are 5-5 against the spread.
Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 26 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Frankie Hughes averages 10.8 points per game in 24.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Missouri. His field goal percentage is 30% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Yante Maten averages 20.4 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. J.J. Frazier averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Missouri averages 70.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 208th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 312th. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 341st in the country. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 202nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 72nd with 12.2 per game. The Tigers allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 72nd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 31st and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.3 rebounds a game which ranks 304th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 83rd place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in Division 1.
Georgia averages 73.2 points per game this year which ranks them 162nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 139th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 318th in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 48th and 116th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 173rd with 13.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 62nd and 146th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 56th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 268th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 67.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -8.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 97.3 and they assist on 53.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 45%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Missouri turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.1%. The Tigers give up 72.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 81.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 74 ppg at home and they have averaged 78.7 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 7.9 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 104.6 and 57.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.9 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 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.5%. The Bulldogs give up 66.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 4-6 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 5-5 against the over/under
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 5-5 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 5-5 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Willie Jackson Personal expected to transfer
01/05/17 F Mitchell Smith Knee out for season
Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia
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