Georgia at Vanderbilt College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/7/2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Scottrade Center to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 1 point favorites.
Georgia comes into this game with an overall record of 16-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 68.6 points per game while giving up 67.3 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 12-19. They are averaging 72.7 points per contest and giving up 73.9, which is a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 14-13 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 11-16 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 8-19 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 15-13 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
03/05/18 F Yante Maten Jaw is probable Wednesday vs Vanderbilt
02/05/18 G Jordan Harris Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/23/18 G Matthew Fisher-Davis Shoulder is out for season
Yante Maten averages 19.4 points per game while playing 34.4 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%. William Jackson II averages 8.7 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jeff Roberson averages 17 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Riley LaChance averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia averages 68.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 291st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 290th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 318th in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 257th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 156th with 13.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 89th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd and they give up 10.4 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
Vanderbilt is 213th in the country with 72.7 points per game this year. They are 223rd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 160th in college basketball. They are 258th in the nation in rebounding with 33.8 boards per game, and 274th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Commodores are 274th in turnovers per game with 11.9. The Commodores surrender 73.9 points per contest, which ranks them 219th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 298th and 315th in those defensive statistics. They rank 89th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest and 84th with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 6th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.0 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 229th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.7, and their defensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 121st. In terms of pace they are 329th in the country with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 313th. 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 110th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 9th in the nation.
Vanderbilt is 234th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 277th in Division 1. The Commodores are 316th in the nation in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 104th. They are 311th in D-1 in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 156th. As a unit they are 116th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +1
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