Florida vs Georgia Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 3/4/2020
Game: Florida Gators vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia +2.5
The Florida Gators travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 2.5 point favorites.
Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 72.1 points per contest while giving up 66.3 per game. Georgia has an overall mark of 15-14. They are averaging 76.9 points per contest and giving up 75.6, which is a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 12-17-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 15-14-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 15-14-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 19-10-0 against the over/under
Key Florida Gators Injuries
12/30/19 C Gorjok Gak Left Team is out for season
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
12/21/19 F Amanze Ngumezi Left Team is out for season
Keyontae Johnson comes into this contest averaging 14.0 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 13.4 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Anthony Edwards averages 19.8 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Rayshaun Hammonds averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida averages 72.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 145th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 84th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 108th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 164th and 281st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 268th with 12.1 per game. The Gators allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 119th and 111th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 46th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 70th place in Division 1. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 37th in the country with 76.9 points per game this year. They are 107th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 307th in the nation. They are 56th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game, and 142nd in assists per contest with 13.5. The Bulldogs are 39th in turnovers per game with 14.9. The Bulldogs surrender 75.6 points per contest, which ranks them 312th in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 281st and 134th in those defensive statistics. They rank 210th with 13.0 assists allowed per contest and 234th with 35.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 172nd in country in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Gators have an offensive rating of 107, which is ranked 69th. They are 295th in college basketball in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 93rd. As a unit they are 86th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 198th in D-1. Florida is 232nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia is 105th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 104.4, which is ranked 117th. They are 48th in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 129th. As a unit they are 132nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 147th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia +2.5
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