Georgia vs Vanderbilt Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 2/22/2020
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Vanderbilt +2.5
The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia as 2.5 point favorites.
Georgia heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 75.4 points per contest while giving up 74.3 per game. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 9-17. They are averaging 71.6 points per contest and giving up 74.3, which is a point differential of -2.7.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 13-13-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 16-10-0 against the over/under
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 12-13-1 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 16-10-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
12/21/19 F Amanze Ngumezi Left Team is out for season
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
02/17/20 F Matthew Moyer Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/15/20 F Clevon Brown Knee is out indefinitely
01/11/20 F Aaron Nesmith Foot is out indefinitely
Anthony Edwards comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Rayshaun Hammonds averages 12.5 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Scotty Pippen Jr. averages 10.9 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Saben Lee averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia averages 75.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 72nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 134th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 327th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 55th and 132nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 38th with 15.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 292nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 252nd and 123rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 266th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 198th place in Division 1. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 206th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 158th in the country with 71.6 points per game this year. They are 241st in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -2.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 181st in the nation. They are 311th in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.7 boards per game, and 284th in assists per contest with 11.7. The Commodores are 190th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Commodores surrender 74.3 points per contest, which ranks them 294th in D-1. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 326th and 297th in those defensive statistics. They rank 226th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 248th with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 224th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The Bulldogs are 150th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.7. In terms of pace they are 47th in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 154th. As a team they are 166th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 146th in Division 1. Georgia is 82nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 200th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 101.4, which is ranked 178th. They are 141st in D-1 in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 167th. As a unit they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 31st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +2.5
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