Georgia at South Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/21/2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Colonial Life Arena
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The Georgia Bulldogs head to Colonial Life Arena to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has South Carolina as 1.5 point favorites.
Georgia heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.7 as they are averaging 68.7 points per contest while giving up 67.0 per game. South Carolina has an overall record of 14-13. They are averaging 69.5 points per game and surrendering 68.2, good for a point differential of 1.3.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 12-11 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 10-13 against the over/under this year
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 11-14 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 11-13 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
02/05/18 G Jordan Harris Suspension is out indefinitely
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
02/19/18 G Kory Holden Left Team is out for season
Yante Maten averages 19.5 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 83%. William Jackson II averages 8.9 points per contest in 30.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 2.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Chris Silva scores 14.2 points per contest while playing 25.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Frank Booker averages 11.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia averages 68.7 points per contest this year, which is 289th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 278th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 312th in Division 1. They average 38.6 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 43rd and 263rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 170th with 13.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 67.0 points per contest, which is 51st in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 63rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 100th, and they allow 10.1 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in college basketball. They force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina is 277th in the country with 69.5 points per contest this season. They are 346th in the nation in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 1.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 322nd in Division 1. They are 103rd in the country in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 244th in assists per game with 12.7. The Gamecocks are 140th in turnovers per contest with 13.5. The Gamecocks give up 68.2 points per game, which ranks them 69th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 119th and 105th in those defensive statistics. They rank 39th with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 87th with 33.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Gamecocks are 295th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs are 218th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.2, and their defensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 129th. In terms of pace they are 337th in the country with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 308th. As a team they are 271st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 263rd in Division 1. Georgia is 116th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 13th in the nation.
South Carolina is 161st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 109th in Division 1. The Gamecocks are 67th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.8, and their offensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 284th. They are 184th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 338th. As a unit they are 327th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 181st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/South Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia +1.5
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