Oakland at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/18/2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies head to Stegeman Coliseum to take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 13 point favorites.
Oakland heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-7. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 78.7 points per contest while giving up 78.9 per game. Georgia has an overall mark of 5-4. They are averaging 78.7 points per contest and giving up 71.8, which is a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable Oakland Golden Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 6-4-0 against the spread this season
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 8-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 6-3-0 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 5-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oakland Golden Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Xavier Hill-Mais comes into this game averaging 22.9 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Jaevin Cumberland averages 16.5 points per contest in 37.3 minutes per game. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 1.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Rayshaun Hammonds scores 14.9 points per contest while playing 24.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Nicolas Claxton averages 12.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.4 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oakland averages 78.7 points per contest, which is 87th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 66th. From 3-point territory they shoot 42%, which is good for 7th in the nation. They average 27.6 boards per contest and 19.4 assists per game, which ranks them 351st and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 334th with 10.8 per game. The Golden Grizzlies allow 78.9 points per contest, which is 306th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 51% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 344th and 321st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd, and they allow 16.2 assists per game which puts them in 325th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 57th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 89th in the nation with 78.7 points per contest this season. They are 53rd in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 6.9. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 177th in the NCAA. They are 9th in D-1 in rebounding with 43.0 boards per contest and 71st in assists per game with 15.6. The Bulldogs are 7th in turnovers per contest with 17.1. The Bulldogs give up 71.8 points per game, which ranks them 190th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 79th in those defensive statistics. They rank 85th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 218th with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 62nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year.
The Golden Grizzlies have an offensive rating of 117.2, which is ranked 14th. They are 333rd in college basketball in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 12th. As a unit they are 10th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in D-1. Oakland is 305th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia is 19th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 105, which is ranked 170th. They are 45th in D-1 in pace with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 103rd. As a unit they are 78th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 299th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oakland/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oakland +13
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