Georgia vs South Carolina Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/26/2020
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs South Carolina Gamecocks
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Location: Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, SC
Odds/Point Spread: South Carolina -5.5
The Georgia Bulldogs head to Colonial Life Arena to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 5.5 point favorites.
Georgia comes into this game with an overall record of 14-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 74.4 per contest. South Carolina has an overall mark of 16-11. They are averaging 71.8 points per contest and giving up 67.5, which is a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 13-14-0 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 17-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 15-12-0 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 14-11-2 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
12/21/19 F Amanze Ngumezi Left Team is out for season
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
02/11/20 F Justin Minaya Thumb is out indefinitely
Rayshaun Hammonds averages 12.3 points per contest in 27.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. Anthony Edwards comes into this game averaging 18.9 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jermaine Cousinard averages 12.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 68%. A.J. Lawson scores 13.7 points per contest while playing 28.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 74.4 points per contest which is 293rd in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 269th and 140th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 236th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 186th place in D-1. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 199th in Division 1. Georgia averages 75.6 points per contest, which is 64th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 119th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 322nd in the nation. They average 38.1 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 60th and 138th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 38th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gamecocks give up 67.5 points per game, which ranks them 127th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 85th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 163rd with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Gamecocks are 315th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest. South Carolina is 155th in the country with 71.8 points per contest this season. They are 184th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 268th in the country. They are 93rd in the nation in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 102nd in assists per game with 14.0. The Gamecocks are 151st in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Bulldogs are 138th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.3. In terms of pace they are 51st in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 137th. As a team they are 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 148th in Division 1. Georgia is 83rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
South Carolina is 216th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Gamecocks are 224th in the country in offensive rating with 99.5. In terms of pace they are 55th in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 243rd. As a team they are 289th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 303rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Georgia +5.5 and over 149 total points
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