Georgia at Mississippi State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 3.5 point favorites.
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Georgia comes into this game with an overall record of 13-8. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 69.4 points per game while giving up 65.8 per contest. Mississippi State has an overall record of 16-6. They are averaging 74.3 points per game and surrendering 65.7, good for a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 10-8 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 6-12 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 6-11 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 7-10 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
01/02/18 C Schnider Herard Transferred is out for season
Yante Maten averages 19.6 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 85%. William Jackson II averages 9.8 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 15.1 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Aric Holman averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia averages 69.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 280th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 277th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 318th in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 241st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 167th with 13.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 33rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 106th and they give up 10.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 15th place in college basketball. They force 9.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State is 169th in the country with 74.3 points per game this year. They are 97th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 341st in college basketball. They are 63rd in the nation in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game, and 173rd in assists per contest with 13.8. The Bulldogs are 144th in turnovers per game with 13.7. The Bulldogs surrender 65.7 points per contest, which ranks them 32nd in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 42nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest and 190th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 246th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 188th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.9, and their defensive rating of 98.4 is ranked 94th. In terms of pace they are 336th in the country with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 302nd. As a team they are 261st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 257th in Division 1. Georgia is 137th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 7th in the nation.
Mississippi State is 148th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 22nd in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 17th in the nation in defensive rating with 93.4, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 146th. They are 163rd in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 145th. As a unit they are 176th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 160th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Mississippi State -3.5
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