Winthrop at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/5/2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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The Winthrop Eagles head to Stegeman Coliseum to take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia as 13 point favorites.
Winthrop comes into this game with an overall record of 5-3. They currently have a point differential of 14.8 as they are averaging 90.4 points per game while giving up 75.6 per contest. Georgia has an overall record of 6-1. They are averaging 72.7 points per game and surrendering 66.1, good for a point differential of 6.6.
Valuable Winthrop Eagles Betting Trends
The Winthrop Eagles are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Winthrop Eagles are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 2-2 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Key Winthrop Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Xavier Cooks averages 15.4 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 58%. Anders Broman averages 13.9 points per contest in 25.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Yante Maten scores 17.6 points per contest while playing 31 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 9.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. William Jackson II averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.4 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Winthrop averages 90.4 points per contest this year, which is 13th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 68th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 42nd in Division 1. They average 40.0 boards per contest and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 58th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 212th with 13.3 per game. The Eagles allow 75.6 points per contest, which is 250th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 69th and 54th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.6 rebounds a game which ranks 331st, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 81st place in college basketball. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 316th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 226th in the country with 72.7 points per contest this season. They are 183rd in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 277th in Division 1. They are 28th in the country in rebounding with 42.0 boards per contest and 202nd in assists per game with 13.7. The Bulldogs are 114th in turnovers per contest with 14.6. The Bulldogs give up 66.1 points per game, which ranks them 66th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 22nd and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 42nd with 10.7 dimes allowed per game and 118th with 33.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 14th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 10.9 per contest this year.
The Eagles are 43rd in the nation in offensive rating with 114.4, and their defensive rating of 95.7 is ranked 118th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the country with 79 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 35th. As a team they are 46th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 53rd in Division 1. Winthrop is 284th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 53rd in the nation.
Georgia is 96th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 19th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 87th in the nation in defensive rating with 94.1, and their offensive rating of 103.5 is ranked 198th. They are 265th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 224th. As a unit they are 186th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 255th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Winthrop/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Winthrop +13
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