Georgia at Auburn College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 13 point favorites.
Georgia comes into this game with an overall record of 9-5. They currently have a point differential of 5.5 as they are averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 71.8 per contest. Auburn has an overall record of 11-3. They are averaging 83.9 points per game and surrendering 65.7, good for a point differential of 18.1.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 9-4-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 6-5-1 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 6-6-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nicolas Claxton averages 12.4 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 9.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%. Rayshaun Hammonds comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Jared Harper averages 14.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 6.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Bryce Brown averages 15.9 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 189th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 37th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 221st, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 90th place in the NCAA. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in the nation. Georgia averages 77.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 99th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 96th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 248th in D-1. They average 42.2 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 11th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 16.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 65.7 points per contest, which ranks them 51st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 90th and 238th in those defensive statistics. They rank 69th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest, and 153rd with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 349th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 20.6 per game. Auburn is 25th in the country with 83.9 points per game this year. They are 153rd in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 141st in the nation. They are 55th in the country in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game and 35th in assists per contest with 16.5. The Tigers are 161st in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Bulldogs are 179th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.4. In terms of pace they are 51st in the country with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 149th. As a team they are 101st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 251st in Division 1. Georgia is 35th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Auburn is 254th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 115, which is ranked 21st. They are 120th in D-1 in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 96th. As a unit they are 141st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Auburn college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Auburn -13
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