South Carolina at Georgia NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia as 3 point favorites.
South Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 10-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 74.7 points per game while giving up 73.7 per contest. Georgia has an overall mark of 10-10. They are averaging 75.1 points per contest and giving up 74.0, which is a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 7-12-0 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 14-5-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 12-8-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 9-11-0 against the over/under
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
12/19/18 G T.J. Moss Ankle is out for season
11/06/18 G Jermaine Cousinard Academics is out indefinitely
02/01/19 F Justin Minaya Knee is out indefinitely
02/01/19 F Keyshawn Bryant Knee is questionable Saturday vs Georgia
01/13/19 F Jason Cudd Knee is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
02/01/19 G Jordan Harris Concussion is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
Chris Silva comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 25.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. A.J. Lawson averages 13.0 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Rayshaun Hammonds averages 13.0 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Nicolas Claxton averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina averages 74.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 147th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 273rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 304th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 98th and 251st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 115th with 13.9 per game. The Gamecocks allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 238th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 98th and 261st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 244th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 138th place in Division 1. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 135th in the country with 75.1 points per game this year. They are 129th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 201st in the nation. They are 12th in the NCAA in rebounding with 41.1 boards per game, and 101st in assists per contest with 14.6. The Bulldogs are 9th in turnovers per game with 16.8. The Bulldogs surrender 74.0 points per contest, which ranks them 244th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 49th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 102nd with 12.2 assists allowed per contest and 181st with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 26th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per game.
The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 102, which is ranked 221st. They are 63rd in college basketball in pace with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 302nd. As a unit they are 277th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 275th in D-1. South Carolina is 188th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia is 20th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.9 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 103.2, which is ranked 198th. They are 61st in D-1 in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 156th. As a unit they are 122nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 228th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Carolina/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia -3
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