Texas at Georgia Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Texas Longhorns head to Stegeman Coliseum to take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has Texas as 5 point favorites.
Texas comes into this game with an overall record of 11-8. They currently have a point differential of 5.9 as they are averaging 71.1 points per game while giving up 65.2 per contest. Georgia has an overall mark of 9-9. They are averaging 74.6 points per contest and giving up 73.4, which is a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 7-12-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 7-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 11-7-0 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 8-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kerwin Roach Jr. comes into this game averaging 14.2 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Matt Coleman averages 10.3 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 1.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Rayshaun Hammonds scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 24.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Nicolas Claxton averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.6 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas averages 71.1 points per contest, which is 239th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 248th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 261st in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 153rd and 198th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 316th with 11.4 per game. The Longhorns allow 65.2 points per contest, which is 36th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 157th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 214th, and they allow 10.1 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 153rd in the nation with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 135th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 266th in the NCAA. They are 20th in D-1 in rebounding with 40.5 boards per contest and 143rd in assists per game with 14.1. The Bulldogs are 19th in turnovers per contest with 16.3. The Bulldogs give up 73.4 points per game, which ranks them 233rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 41st and 54th in those defensive statistics. They rank 87th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 228th with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 30th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per contest this year.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 104.2, which is ranked 173rd. They are 286th in college basketball in pace with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 226th. As a unit they are 240th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 62nd in D-1. Texas is 305th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia is 29th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.5 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 208th. They are 78th in D-1 in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 167th. As a unit they are 124th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 226th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas -5
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