Georgia Bulldogs vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 1/16/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
Location: The Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia (+8)
The Ole Miss Rebels (6-5) host the Georgia Bulldogs (7-4) at The Pavilion at Ole Miss on Saturday. Ole Miss opens this game as 8-point favorites. The over/under opens at 145.
Georgia comes into this game with a record of 7-4 on the campaign. The Bulldogs are hitting 30.9% on shots from distance (68 of 220) and 67.4% from the free throw line. They are averaging 79.9 points per game (52nd in Division 1) while going 46.1% from the floor. They are giving up possession 18.1 times per game and as a team they commit 19.0 fouls every game. As a team, Georgia is pulling in 42.3 rebounds per game and has racked up 166 assists so far this season, which ranks 98th in the nation in terms of passing. On defense, the Bulldogs are forcing 18.1 turnovers every game and they draw 19.9 personal fouls. They are 218th in the nation in giving up assists to their opponents with 143 conceded this year. The Bulldogs are giving up a FG percentage of 43.6% (302 of 692) and they surrender 35.2 rebounds per game as a unit. They concede 32.1% on three-point shots and they rank 279th in the country in points per game allowed (74.9).
The Georgia Bulldogs stepped onto the hardwood against the Auburn Tigers and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 95-77 in their last contest. Georgia walked away from the game having earned a 41.8% field goal percentage (28 out of 67) and made 4 out of their 10 three-point shots. At the free throw line, the Bulldogs converted 17 of their 34 attempts for a percentage of 50.0%. With respect to grabbing boards, they compiled 29 with 12 of them being offensive. They also doled out 8 assists for this game in addition to getting 13 steals and 3 rejections. With regard to the defense, Georgia allowed the other team to go 41.8% from the floor on 28 out of 67 shooting. Auburn earned 19 dimes and had 11 steals in the game. Furthurmore, the Tigers collected 36 rebounds (7 offensive, 29 defensive) and earned 3 blocked shots. Auburn finished the game shooting 76.9% when shooting free throws by knocking down 20 of their 26 shots. They also converted 5 of 20 shots from downtown.
K.D. Johnson is one player who played a role for the game. He ended up with 21 points on 9 out of 19 shooting. He saw the court for 29 mins and also totaled 7 rebounds. Johnson finished the game at 47.4% from the floor and also dished out 2 assists. An additional guy that was a major contributor in the game for the Bulldogs was Sahvir Wheeler. He totaled 2 rebounds and totaled 5 assists. He finished the game at 38.9% from the field for the matchup by going 7-of-18 (19 points). In all, Wheeler was on the hardwood for 35 min.
Ole Miss has a mark of 6-5 on the campaign. Ole Miss has accounted for 787 pts this season (71.5 per contest) and they pull down 37.8 rebounds per contest. The Rebels have committed 18.3 fouls per contest and they go 67.9% from the charity stripe. On the offensive side of the ball, the Rebels are connecting on 43.8% from the floor, which ranks them 206th in the country. They are assisting teammates 13.5 times per contest (167th in the country) and they lose possession via turnover 13.8 times per contest. The Rebels defensively are ranked 31st in Division 1 in points given up per game with 62.6. They concede 10.8 dimes and 34.4 rebounds per game, which is 48th and 134th in the nation. The Ole Miss defense concedes 35.0% on shots from beyond the arc (79 of 226) and their opponents are connecting on 72.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They are forcing 17.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 39.8% from the field (49th in D-1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Ole Miss Rebels took a defeat with a final score of 72-63 when they faced the Florida Gators. The Rebels recorded 19 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 26 for the game. They also blocked 3 shots while earning 4 steals for the contest. The Gators committed 11 personal fouls for this contest which got the Rebels to the charity stripe for 15 tries. They were able to knock down 11 of the free throw tries for a rate of 73.3%. In the matter of 3-pointers, Ole Miss buried 6 of 13 tries (46.2%). When the game finished, the Rebels ended up going 23 out of 59 from the field which had them shooting 39.0%. The Rebels permitted the Gators to make 22 out of 51 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 43.1% for the game. They finished 42.9% from three-point range by hitting 6 out of 14 and finished the contest at 22 out of 26 at the charity stripe (84.6%). When it comes to how they rebounded, Ole Miss allowed Florida to grab 37 overall (10 on the offensive side).
Devontae Shuler was important for the Rebels for the contest. He buried 7 out of 14 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, which had him sitting at 19 points. Shuler pulled down 2 rebounds in his 34 minutes played and had 3 assists for the game. Another guy that was important for Ole Miss was Romello White. He left the arena with 10 points in his 21 minutes on the court by way of 2 out of 5 from the floor for this game. White walked away from this one going 40.0% from the field while collecting 2 dimes and 2 total rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Georgia (+8)
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