Temple at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/22/2017
Friday, December 22, 2017
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The Temple Owls head to Stegeman Coliseum to take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Friday, December 22, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia as 1.5 point favorites.
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Temple heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-3. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 72.7 points per contest while giving up 69.7 per game. Georgia has an overall record of 8-2. They are averaging 73.8 points per game and surrendering 67.6, good for a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 4-5 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 6-4 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Levan Shawn Alston averages 16 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 97%. Quinton Rose averages 17 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 63%.
William Jackson II averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Yante Maten scores 19.2 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 9 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls allow 69.7 points per contest which is 131st in Division 1. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 220th and 168th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 215th, and they allow 13.9 assists per game which puts them in 221st place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in the nation. Temple averages 72.7 points per contest this year, which is 236th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 167th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 143rd in college basketball. They average 33.8 boards per contest and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 281st and 292nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 336th with 10.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 67.6 points per game, which ranks them 90th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 46th and 61st in those defensive statistics. They rank 54th with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 83rd with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 12th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.9 per contest this year. Georgia is 211th in Division 1 with 73.8 points per contest this season. They are 146th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 169th in D-1. They are 48th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.8 boards per contest and 154th in assists per game with 14.5. The Bulldogs are 142nd in turnovers per contest with 14.0.
The Owls are 136th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 103 is ranked 228th. In terms of pace they are 307th in the country with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 174th. As a team they are 184th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 200th in Division 1. Temple is 320th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 218th in the nation.
Georgia is 115th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 35th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 131st in the nation in defensive rating with 97.8, and their offensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 144th. They are 295th in D-1 in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 188th. As a unit they are 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 281st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Temple +1.5 and over 149 total points
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