Arizona State at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/15/2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
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The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as 1.5 point favorites.
Arizona State comes into this game with an overall record of 7-1. They currently have a point differential of 12.8 as they are averaging 83.6 points per game while giving up 70.9 per contest. Georgia has an overall record of 5-3. They are averaging 79.3 points per game and surrendering 71.3, good for a point differential of 8.0.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 5-2-1 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 5-3-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Luguentz Dort comes into this contest averaging 22.0 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 63%. Kimani Lawrence averages 14.5 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Rayshaun Hammonds averages 14.4 points per game while playing 24.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Nicolas Claxton averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.0 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State averages 83.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 33rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 116th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 168th in the nation. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 91st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 55th with 15.4 per game. The Sun Devils allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 164th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 45th and 59th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 154th place in Division 1. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 207th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 87th in the country with 79.3 points per game this year. They are 41st in Division 1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 8.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 191st in the nation. They are 7th in the NCAA in rebounding with 44.1 boards per game, and 53rd in assists per contest with 16.1. The Bulldogs are 11th in turnovers per game with 16.9. The Bulldogs surrender 71.3 points per contest, which ranks them 172nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 99th in those defensive statistics. They rank 104th with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 207th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 64th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game.
The Sun Devils have an offensive rating of 108.6, which is ranked 115th. They are 52nd in college basketball in pace with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 164th. As a unit they are 151st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 314th in D-1. Arizona State is 145th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia is 23rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 105.7, which is ranked 163rd. They are 45th in D-1 in pace with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 94th. As a unit they are 90th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 317th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arizona State/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia +1.5
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