St. Mary's at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The St. Mary's Gaels travel to Titan Gym to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has St. Mary's as 7 point favorites.
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St. Mary's comes into this game with an overall record of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 18.0 as they are averaging 84.2 points per game while giving up 66.2 per contest. Georgia has an overall record of 4-1. They are averaging 71.3 points per game and surrendering 60.3, good for a point differential of 11.0.
Valuable St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 1-3 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 0-2 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 1-1 against the over/under this year
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jock Landale averages 19.2 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 79%. Calvin Hermanson averages 16.6 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 65% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Yante Maten averages 19.3 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 97%. Rayshaun Hammonds averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Mary's averages 84.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 70th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.0 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 42%, which is good for 36th in the country. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 303rd and 55th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 350th with 8.0 per game. The Gaels allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 87th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 277th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27.2 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 141st place in college basketball. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 252nd in the country with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 193rd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 11.0. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 292nd in college basketball. They are 13th in the nation in rebounding with 44.8 boards per game, and 226th in assists per contest with 13.0. The Bulldogs are 19th in turnovers per game with 17.8. The Bulldogs surrender 60.3 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the country. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 55th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 8.8 assists allowed per contest and 19th with 29.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 123rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game this season.
The Gaels are 5th in the nation in offensive rating with 128, and their defensive rating of 100.6 is ranked 202nd. In terms of pace they are 342nd in the country with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 20th. As a team they are 8th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 225th in Division 1. St. Mary's is 348th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 200th in the nation.
Georgia is 11th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 41%, which is 20th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 28th in the nation in defensive rating with 85.5, and their offensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 227th. They are 241st in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 220th. As a unit they are 180th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 197th in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. Mary's/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia +7
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