Georgia Bulldogs vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 1/6/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs LSU Tigers
Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia (+10)
The Georgia Bulldogs (7-1) go to Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Wednesday where they'll take on the LSU Tigers (6-2). Georgia opens this contest as 10-point dogs. The O/U opens at 158.
Georgia heads into this game with a win-loss mark of 7-1 on the season. The Bulldogs are hitting 30.1% from downtown (47 of 156) and 70.2% from the charity stripe. They average 80.1 points per game (64th in the nation) while going 46.8% from the field. They turn it over 17.3 times per game and as a unit are committing 17.8 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Georgia is pulling in 44.3 boards per game and is sitting with 129 dimes on the season, which has them ranked 120th in D-1 in terms of passing. When they are on defense, the Bulldogs have forced 18.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 20.0 personal fouls. They are ranked 111th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 90 conceded this year. The Bulldogs are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 40.7% (200 of 491) and they concede 33.4 boards per contest as a unit. They give up 29.9% on shots from distance while they are 110th in Division 1 in PPG allowed (67.0).
The Georgia Bulldogs faced the Mississippi State Bulldogs and took a loss by a score of 83-73 in their last contest. Georgia walked away from the contest with a 40.0% FG percentage (26 of 65) and made 9 of 25 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the free throw line, the Bulldogs buried 12 of their 18 tries for a percentage of 66.7%. Concerning hauling in rebounds, they earned a total of 38 with 11 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 16 assists in this contest as well as getting 4 steals and 2 rejections. Concerning defense, Georgia allowed the other team to go 40.0% from the floor on 26 of 65 shooting. Mississippi State recorded 15 dimes and had 8 steals in the game. On top of that, the Bulldogs collected 38 boards (11 offensive, 27 defensive) and had 2 blocks. Mississippi State finished shooting 72.2% when shooting free throws by knocking down 13 of 18 attempts. They knocked down 12 out of their 27 attempts from 3-point land.
P.J. Horne is one player who was a factor in this game. He notched 21 points on 7 of 13 shooting. He saw the court for 29 mins and totaled 2 rebounds. Horne ended up going 53.8% from the floor and also dished out 2 assists. An additional guy that was a major contributor in this matchup for the Bulldogs was Toumani Camara. He snagged 11 rebounds and also earned 2 assists. He finished the game shooting 30.8% from the field for this game by shooting 4-of-13 (11 points). When the final whistle blew, Camara was on the court for 30 minutes.
LSU has a win-loss mark of 6-2 on the season. The Tigers are committing 17.4 fouls every game while shooting 79.5% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 13.6 times per game (178th in college hoops) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.5 times per contest. LSU has accounted for 687 points this year (85.9 per game) and they snag 38.1 boards per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Tigers are hitting on 49.9% from the floor, which ranks them 37th in college basketball. The Tigers on the defensive side of the court are 151st in D-1 in PPG given up with 68.4. They surrender 13.0 dimes and 32.8 boards every game, which ranks them 184th and 84th in those categories. The LSU defense concedes 26.5% on shots from 3-point land (59 of 223) and their opposition knocks down 67.1% of their foul shots. They are able to force 14.4 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 40.7% from the floor (97th in Division 1).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the LSU Tigers took a loss by a final score of 83-79 against the Florida Gators. The Tigers snagged 15 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive rebounds totaling 28 in this matchup. They blocked 2 attempts while earning 8 steals for this game. The Gators earned 20 personal fouls in this game which got the Tigers to the charity stripe for a total of 25 attempts. They were able to knock down 22 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 88.0%. With respect to shooting from distance, LSU converted 7 out of their 18 attempts (38.9%). When this game wrapped up, the Tigers finished the game shooting 25 for 61 from the field which had them shooting 41.0%. The Tigers allowed the Gators to make 29 of their 58 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 50.0% for this game. They finished the game shooting 23.8% from distance by connecting on 5 of 21 and finished the game at 20 out of 23 from the free throw line (87.0%). With respect to how they attacked the glass, LSU allowed Florida to pull down 34 in total (12 on the offensive glass).
Cameron Thomas ended up having an impact for the Tigers for the contest. He knocked down 7 of 19 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 36.8%, which had him finishing with 28 points. Thomas had 3 rebounds in his 35 mins and added 2 dimes for this game. Someone else who came through for LSU was Trendon Watford. He walked away with 21 points in his 39 minutes on the court by going 7 of 19 shooting for this contest. Watford finished going 36.8% from the floor as well as contributing 3 assists and 8 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take LSU (-10) and over 158 points
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