Georgia vs Missouri predictions 1/28/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Missouri -4
The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Mizzou Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 4 point favorites.
Georgia heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-8. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 76.7 points per contest while giving up 74.8 per game. Missouri has an overall record of 9-10. They are averaging 66.3 points per game and surrendering 62.3, good for a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 9-10-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 12-7-0 against the over/under
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 8-10-1 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 6-13-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
12/21/19 F Amanze Ngumezi Left Team is out for season
12/09/19 G Jordan Harris Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
01/15/20 G Mario McKinney Jr. Left Team is out for season
01/08/20 F Jeremiah Tilmon Foot is out indefinitely
Rayshaun Hammonds averages 13.4 points per game in 26.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%. Anthony Edwards comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Mark Smith averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Dru Smith averages 11.6 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 74.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 297th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 284th and 153rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 259th, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 230th place in the NCAA. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in the nation. Georgia averages 76.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 58th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 116th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 315th in D-1. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 57th and 100th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 71st with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 62.3 points per contest, which ranks them 33rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 46th and 40th in those defensive statistics. They rank 44th with 10.6 assists allowed per contest, and 100th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 281st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game. Missouri is 302nd in the country with 66.3 points per game this year. They are 295th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 4.0. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 305th in the nation. They are 240th in the country in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game and 288th in assists per contest with 11.7. The Tigers are 86th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Bulldogs are 126th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.1. In terms of pace they are 53rd in the country with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 148th. As a team they are 167th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 195th in Division 1. Georgia is 153rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri is 54th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98.7, which is ranked 244th. They are 309th in D-1 in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 280th. As a unit they are 224th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 56th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Missouri -4
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