Georgia at Tennessee College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/3/2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 10.5 point favorites.
Georgia heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 68.9 points per contest while giving up 67.3 per game. Tennessee has an overall record of 22-7. They are averaging 74.7 points per game and surrendering 66.5, good for a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 13-13 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 11-15 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 17-10 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-16 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
02/05/18 G Jordan Harris Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
William Jackson II averages 8.7 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Yante Maten averages 19.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Admiral Schofield averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Grant Williams averages 15.4 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 82nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 131st, and they give up 10.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 15th place in the country. They force 10.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in college basketball. Georgia averages 68.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 288th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 328th in D-1. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 259th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 155th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers surrender 66.5 points per contest, which ranks them 39th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 36th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest, and 173rd with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Volunteers are 270th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season. Tennessee is 160th in Division 1 with 74.7 points per game this year. They are 203rd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 52nd in the nation. They are 122nd in college basketball in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game and 40th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Volunteers are 225th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Bulldogs are 229th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.7, and their defensive rating of 100.4 is ranked 114th. In terms of pace they are 327th in the country with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 313th. As a team they are 289th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 260th in Division 1. Georgia is 116th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 10th in the nation.
Tennessee is 218th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 21st in the nation. The Volunteers are 95th in the country in offensive rating with 108.8, and their defensive rating of 96.9 is ranked 43rd. In terms of pace they are 257th in Division 1 with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 183rd. As a team they are 145th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 225th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tennessee -10.5
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