Ole Miss Rebels vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 1/30/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ole Miss Rebels vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, January 30, 2021
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Ole Miss (-2.5)
The Ole Miss Rebels (8-7) are headed to Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday where they'll meet the Georgia Bulldogs (9-6). The spread on this contest has Ole Miss as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 141.
Ole Miss will enter this contest with a mark of 8-7 for the year. They are averaging 69.7 points per game (227th in Division 1) while going 44.4% from the field. The Rebels are connecting on 28.3% on 3-point shots (83 of 293) and 66.0% from the free throw line. As a team, Ole Miss is snagging 36.5 rebounds per contest and has accumulated 199 assists on the campaign, which has them ranked 123rd in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 13.4 times per contest and as a team are committing 17.4 fouls every game. When they are on the defensive end, the Rebels are able to force 16.9 turnovers per game and they draw 17.5 fouls. They currently rank 186th in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 175 surrendered so far this season. The Rebels are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 41.1% (326 of 793) and they concede 33.4 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are conceding 35.5% from beyond the arc while they are 27th in college hoops in points per game from their opponents (62.5).
The Ole Miss Rebels faced off with the Arkansas Razorbacks and took a loss by a score of 74-59 in their last contest. Ole Miss finished having earned a 43.9% FG percentage (25 of 57) and made 1 out of their 16 3-point shots. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Rebels converted 8 of their 12 tries for a rate of 66.7%. In the matter of rebounding, they earned 25 with 7 of them being offensive. They also doled out 9 assists in the matchup while earning 8 steals and 6 rejections. Regarding defense, Ole Miss let their opponent shoot 43.9% from the field on 25 of 57 shooting. Arkansas earned 12 assists and had 6 steals for the matchup. Furthurmore, the Razorbacks grabbed 30 boards (7 offensive, 23 defensive) and had 6 rejections. Arkansas went 71.4% when shooting free throws by knocking down 15 of 21 attempts. They also buried 7 of 17 shots from downtown.
Devontae Shuler is one guy who was a major factor in the matchup. He had 19 points on 9 out of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 29 minutes and also collected 3 rebounds. Shuler walked away from this one shooting 75.0% from the field and distributed 2 assists. Someone else that was a major contributor in this game for the Rebels was Jarkel Joiner. He collected 2 rebounds and also totaled 2 assists. He shot 41.7% from the floor for the matchup by going 5-of-12 (11 points). Overall, Joiner was on the court for 34 min.
Georgia has a win-loss record of 9-6 for the campaign. Georgia has earned 1,163 points on the year (77.5 per contest) and they average 39.6 rebounds per game. The Bulldogs are responsible for committing 18.3 fouls every game and they connect on 68.3% from the free throw line. When it comes to offensive execution, the Bulldogs are connecting on 45.7% from the field, which is 106th in D-1. They are dishing out assists 15.5 times per contest (70th in D-1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 17.3 times per game. The Bulldogs on the defensive side of the court are 283rd in the nation in points given up per game with 75.7. They have surrendered 13.5 assists and 36.5 boards per game, which has them ranked 215th and 240th in the nation. The Georgia defense gives up 32.4% on shots from 3-point land (110 of 340) and their opponents are knocking down 67.6% of their shots from the free throw line. They are forcing their opponents into 17.4 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.9% from the field (247th in college hoops).
In their last game, the Georgia Bulldogs took a loss by a score of 83-59 against the South Carolina Gamecocks. The Bulldogs were able to collect 15 defensive rebounds and 19 offensive boards for a total of 34 in this matchup. They rejected 4 shots while earning 7 steals for the game. The Gamecocks had 19 personal fouls in the game which took the Bulldogs to the free throw line for a total of 17 attempts. They were able to knock down 13 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 76.5%. With regard to 3-point shots, Georgia made 4 of 26 tries (15.4%). Overall, the Bulldogs went 21 for 66 from the floor which gave them a rate of 31.8%. The Bulldogs permitted the Gamecocks to make 33 of their 75 tries from the field which had them shooting 44.0% in the matchup. They wrapped up this game 47.4% from three-point range by shooting 9 out of 19 and walked away from this one shooting 8 out of 10 at the free throw line (80.0%). When discussing rebounding, Georgia allowed South Carolina to collect 42 overall (22 on the offensive side).
Sahvir Wheeler ended up being important for the Bulldogs in this matchup. He converted 3 of 12 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 25.0%, which gave him 9 points. Wheeler pulled down 9 boards in his 38 mins played and tallied 7 assists in this contest. One more player that was important for Georgia was Tye Fagan. He totaled 9 points in his 24 minutes on the hardwood by going 4 out of 5 from the floor for the contest. Fagan ended the game having shot 80.0% from the floor while also totaling 2 dimes and 2 total rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Georgia (+2.5)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Basketball Picks