Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
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The Gamecocks come into this game with an overall record of 10-3 and a road record of 1-1. They are 4-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-8. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 9-4 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 5-4 and they are 5-4 against the spread.
Duane Notice comes into this contest averaging 10 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Gamecocks. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. PJ Dozier averages 15.3 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for South Carolina. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Yante Maten averages 20.6 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. J.J. Frazier averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
South Carolina averages 70.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 215th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 205th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 152nd in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 121st and 133rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 175th with 13.5 per game. The Gamecocks allow 59.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 7.5 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in Division 1.
Georgia averages 74.2 points per game this year which ranks them 140th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 124th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 314th in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 58th and 97th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 155th with 13.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 60th and 159th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 58th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 60th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 247th in college basketball.
The Gamecocks average 64.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 63.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.3 per contest. The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 104.7 and they assist on 55.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. South Carolina turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36%. The Gamecocks give up 63.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 76.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.2 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 105.5 and 57.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.2 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 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Georgia turns it over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% 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 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 4-5 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 2-8 against the over/under
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 5-4 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 5-4 against the over/under
South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
12/16/16 G Kory Holden Eligibility out for season
01/03/17 G Sindarius Thornwell Suspension Served probable Wednesday vs. Georgia
01/03/17 G TeMarcus Blanton Groin "?" Wednesday vs. Georgia
Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia
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