Florida at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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The Florida Gators travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida as 2.5 point favorites.
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Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 80.7 points per contest while giving up 71.8 per game. Georgia has an overall mark of 12-8. They are averaging 69.3 points per contest and giving up 66.1, which is a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 11-9 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 11-8 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 9-8 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 6-11 against the over/under this year
Key Florida Gators Injuries
01/16/18 F Isaiah Stokes ACL is out indefinitely
01/13/18 F Chase Johnson Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Egor Koulechov averages 14.5 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%. Jalen Hudson averages 16.5 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
William Jackson II averages 9.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Yante Maten averages 19.6 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.2 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 165th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 159th and 297th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 267th, and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 92nd place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 252nd in college basketball. Florida averages 80.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 44th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 210th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 44th in D-1. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 159th and 192nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 344th with 10.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 66.1 points per contest, which ranks them 41st in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 40th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 10.3 assists allowed per contest, and 97th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 3rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 9.9 per game this season. Georgia is 282nd in Division 1 with 69.3 points per game this year. They are 266th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 318th in the nation. They are 20th in college basketball in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game and 234th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Bulldogs are 151st in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Gators are 31st in the nation in offensive rating with 113.4, and their defensive rating of 100.8 is ranked 152nd. In terms of pace they are 173rd in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 147th. As a team they are 112th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 103rd in Division 1. Florida is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 147th in the nation.
Georgia is 114th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 8th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 101st in the nation in defensive rating with 98.4, and their offensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 206th. They are 335th in D-1 in pace with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 298th. As a unit they are 265th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 267th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia +2.5
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