Georgia at Temple College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/13/2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Temple as 1 point favorites.
Georgia heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 34.0 as they are averaging 110.0 points per contest while giving up 76.0 per game. Temple has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 79.0 points per contest and giving up 67.0, which is a point differential of 12.0.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 0-1-1 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 0-2-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/09/18 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is out indefinitely
TeShaun Hightower comes into this contest averaging 18.0 points per game while playing 20.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 50%. Nicolas Claxton averages 15.0 points per game in 20.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 13.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Levan Shawn Alston averages 21.5 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 6.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Quinton Rose averages 16.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.0 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia averages 110.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 34.0 and their shooting percentage is 57% as a team, which has them ranked 31st. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 91st in the nation. They average 62.0 rebounds per game and 28.0 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 23.0 per game. The Bulldogs allow 76.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 247th in the country. They also allow a 31% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 35th and 141st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.0 rebounds a game which ranks 294th and they give up 16.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 288th place in Division 1. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 282nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple is 153rd in the country with 79.0 points per game this year. They are 230th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 12.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 138th in the nation. They are 56th in the NCAA in rebounding with 44.0 boards per game, and 108th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Owls are 90th in turnovers per game with 16.0. The Owls surrender 67.0 points per contest, which ranks them 145th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 178th and 219th in those defensive statistics. They rank 109th with 10.0 assists allowed per contest and 45th with 27.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Owls are 206th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Bulldogs are 76th in the nation in offensive rating with 115.8. In terms of pace they are 1st in the country with 94.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 65% is 12th. As a team they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 65% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 166th in Division 1. Georgia is 36th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.3 times per 100 possessions.
Temple is 106th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions. The Owls are 147th in the country in offensive rating with 107.5. In terms of pace they are 143rd in Division 1 with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 200th. As a team they are 168th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 211th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Temple -1
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