South Carolina Gamecocks vs Georgia Bulldogs Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/12/2020
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia -3
The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia as 3 point favorites.
South Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 14-9. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 66.8 per contest. Georgia has an overall record of 12-11. They are averaging 76.8 points per game and surrendering 75.1, good for a point differential of 1.7.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 13-10-0 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 12-9-2 against the over/under
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 12-11-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 15-8-0 against the over/under
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
02/11/20 F Justin Minaya Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
12/21/19 F Amanze Ngumezi Left Team is out for season
A.J. Lawson comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 28.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 73%. Jermaine Cousinard averages 11.8 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Anthony Edwards averages 19.7 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Rayshaun Hammonds averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 171st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 182nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 284th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 93rd and 96th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 153rd with 13.5 per game. The Gamecocks allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 108th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 32nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 168th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 68th place in Division 1. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 294th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 47th in the country with 76.8 points per game this year. They are 100th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 303rd in the nation. They are 55th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.5 boards per game, and 116th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Bulldogs are 52nd in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Bulldogs surrender 75.1 points per contest, which ranks them 303rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 283rd and 157th in those defensive statistics. They rank 214th with 12.9 assists allowed per contest and 249th with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 210th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 99.6, which is ranked 227th. They are 70th in college basketball in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 240th. As a unit they are 279th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 299th in D-1. South Carolina is 204th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia is 128th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 104.1, which is ranked 124th. They are 47th in D-1 in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 136th. As a unit they are 154th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 179th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Carolina/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia -3
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