Auburn at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 4 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 21-3. They currently have a point differential of 12.9 as they are averaging 85.8 points per game while giving up 72.9 per contest. Georgia has an overall mark of 13-10. They are averaging 68.7 points per contest and giving up 66.7, which is a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 16-6 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 12-10 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 10-10 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 8-12 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/05/17 C Austin Wiley Eligibility is out for season
11/05/17 F Danjel Purifoy Suspension is out indefinitely
02/09/18 G Bryce Brown Shoulder injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs Georgia
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
02/05/18 G Jordan Harris Suspension is out indefinitely
Bryce Brown averages 16.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 79%. Mustapha Heron averages 16.2 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Yante Maten averages 19.3 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. William Jackson II averages 9.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 85.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 132nd. Behind the arc they shoot 39%, which is good for 38th in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 46th and 80th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 224th with 12.6 per game. The Tigers allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 197th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 62nd and 189th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 156th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 98th place in college basketball. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 321st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 289th in the country with 68.7 points per game this year. They are 275th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 313th in college basketball. They are 42nd in the nation in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game, and 246th in assists per contest with 12.7. The Bulldogs are 176th in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Bulldogs surrender 66.7 points per contest, which ranks them 47th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 40th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 10.0 assists allowed per contest and 94th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 3rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.1 per game this season.
The Tigers are 13th in the nation in offensive rating with 116.2, and their defensive rating of 98.8 is ranked 92nd. In terms of pace they are 26th in the country with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 79th. As a team they are 40th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 77th in Division 1. Auburn is 291st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 78th in the nation.
Georgia is 134th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 16th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 122nd in the nation in defensive rating with 100.3, and their offensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 211th. They are 339th in D-1 in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 302nd. As a unit they are 273rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 270th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia +4
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