Georgia vs Memphis NCAA Basketball Tips 1/4/2020
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Memphis Tigers
Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Memphis -8.5
The Georgia Bulldogs travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Saturday, January 4, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 8.5 point favorites.
Georgia comes into this game with an overall record of 9-3. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 82.2 points per game while giving up 73.9 per contest. Memphis has an overall mark of 12-1. They are averaging 80.6 points per contest and giving up 62.1, which is a point differential of 18.5.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 6-6-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 8-4-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 8-4-1 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 7-6-0 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 Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/30/19 F Lance Thomas Groin is questionable
12/19/19 C James Wiseman Left Team is out for season
Rayshaun Hammonds averages 14.0 points per game in 25.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%. Anthony Edwards comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Precious Achiuwa averages 14.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 58%. D.J. Jeffries averages 12.0 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 73.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 285th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 211th and 164th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 226th, and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the NCAA. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 249th in the nation. Georgia averages 82.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 13th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 36th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 300th in D-1. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 9th and 50th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 46th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 62.1 points per contest, which ranks them 46th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 79th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest, and 170th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 330th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.8 per game. Memphis is 27th in the country with 80.6 points per game this year. They are 35th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 18.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 108th in the nation. They are 8th in the country in rebounding with 42.3 boards per game and 52nd in assists per contest with 15.6. The Tigers are 14th in turnovers per game with 16.8.
The Bulldogs are 71st in the nation in offensive rating with 107.4. In terms of pace they are 28th in the country with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 78th. As a team they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 212th in Division 1. Georgia is 150th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 49th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 104th in the country in offensive rating with 105.5. In terms of pace they are 16th in Division 1 with 76.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 73rd. As a team they are 74th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 300th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis -8.5
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