Georgia at Kentucky College Basketball Parlay 3/9/2018
Friday, March 9, 2018
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The Georgia Bulldogs head to Scottrade Center to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Friday, March 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Kentucky as 5 point favorites.
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Georgia comes into this game with an overall record of 16-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 68.9 points per game while giving up 67.1 per contest. Kentucky has an overall mark of 21-10. They are averaging 76.9 points per contest and giving up 71.2, which is a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 15-13 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 11-16 against the over/under this year
Important Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 13-17 against the spread this season
The Kentucky Wildcats are 18-13 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
02/05/18 G Jordan Harris Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
11/06/17 G Jemarl Baker Knee is out for season
03/07/18 F Jarred Vanderbilt Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs
02/05/18 F Tai Wynyard Suspension is out for season
William Jackson II averages 8.5 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 2.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Yante Maten averages 19.5 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander averages 13.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes 4.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Kevin Knox scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 67.1 points per contest which is 46th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 96th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 118th, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 15th place in the country. They force 9.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the nation. Georgia averages 68.9 points per contest this year, which is 285th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 284th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 318th in college basketball. They average 39.3 boards per contest and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 255th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 178th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 71.2 points per game, which ranks them 144th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 38th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 178th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 123rd with 33.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 91st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year. Kentucky is 87th in Division 1 with 76.9 points per contest this season. They are 82nd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 185th in D-1. They are 20th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 200th in assists per game with 13.3. The Wildcats are 125th in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Bulldogs are 215th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.3, and their defensive rating of 100.6 is ranked 113th. In terms of pace they are 329th in the country with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 307th. As a team they are 288th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 258th in Division 1. Georgia is 143rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 9th in the nation.
Kentucky is 168th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 39th in Division 1. The Wildcats are 108th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.5, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 98th. They are 129th in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 182nd. As a unit they are 161st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 346th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Georgia +5 and over 149 total points
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