Virginia Cavaliers vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 11/22/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Virginia Cavaliers vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Monday, November 22, 2021
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
The Virginia Cavaliers (1-2) are headed to Prudential Center on Monday where they will try to beat the Georgia Bulldogs (2-1).
The Virginia Cavaliers faced off with Houston and went home with a loss by a final score of 67-47 in their last contest. Virginia ended the contest having earned a 34.9% field goal percentage (15 of 43) and made 4 out of their 19 3-point attempts. When they shot from the free throw line, the Cavaliers made 13 of their 21 shots for a percentage of 61.9%. In the matter of pulling down boards, they earned 24 with 5 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 6 dimes in this matchup while forcing 10 turnovers and getting 6 steals. When discussing the defense, Virginia allowed the other team to shoot 49.0% from the field on 24 out of 49 shooting. Houston earned 15 dimes and had 12 steals for the matchup. Moreover, Houston totaled 32 rebounds (9 offensive, 23 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Houston went 53.3% from the free throw line by burying 8 of their 15 shots. They knocked down 11 out of their 20 tries from long range. When talking about personal fouls, the Cavaliers ended up finishing with 12 and Houston accounted for 17 personal fouls.
Kody Stattmann is a guy who came through in this game. He finished the contest at 60.0% from the field and also earned 1 assist. He played for 20 mins and also totaled 3 rebounds. He scored 8 points on 3 of 5 shooting.
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Virginia comes into this game with a win-loss mark of 1-2 for the year. They are averaging 59.3 pts per game (333rd in the nation) while hitting 39.7% from the floor. The Cavaliers are shooting 31.5% from downtown (17 of 54) and 73.1% from the charity stripe. As a team, Virginia is pulling in 30.7 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 31 dimes for the season, which ranks 281st in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. They cough up possession 13.7 times per game and as a group they are committing 14.0 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Cavaliers are able to force 14.3 turnovers per game and they draw 18.3 personal fouls. They relinquish 45.9% on three-point shots and they rank 99th in college basketball in points per game allowed (61.7). The Cavaliers are giving up a shooting percentage of 43.9% (68 of 155) and they surrender 33.0 rebounds per contest as a squad. They are 191st in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 37 relinquished this season.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Georgia Bulldogs walked away with a victory by a final of 76-60 against South Carolina State. With respect to attacking the glass, Georgia allowed South Carolina State to pull down 30 overall (4 on the offensive glass). They went 36.8% from beyond the arc by going 7 out of 19 and finished the contest at 5 out of 6 from the free throw line (83.3%). The Bulldogs permitted South Carolina State to bury 24 out of their 55 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.6% in this contest. When the game finished, the Bulldogs shot 28 for 61 from the floor which had them shooting 45.9%. In terms of shooting from beyond the arc, Georgia converted 7 out of their 22 attempts (31.8%). They were able to make 13 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 61.9%. South Carolina State earned 19 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Bulldogs to the free throw line for a total of 21 attempts. They also gave up possession of the ball 9 times, while recording 13 steals in the matchup. The Bulldogs were able to pull down 24 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 32 in the game.
Aaron Cook was important for the Bulldogs in the game. He accumulated 22 points in his 36 minutes of playing time and accounted for 7 assists for this contest. He converted 8 of 11 for the contest for a rate of 72.7%, and had 3 rebounds.
Georgia has a record of 2-1 for the year. The Bulldogs have committed 12.7 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 66.1% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 15.7 times per game (102nd in college basketball) and they are turning it over 12.7 times per contest. Georgia has 202 points on the year (67.3 per contest) and they collect 37.7 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Bulldogs are connecting on 43.0% from the field, which is 220th in college hoops.
The Bulldogs defensively are ranked 92nd in D-1 in points given up per game with 61.3. They are forcing 13.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 39.1% from the field (113th in college basketball). The Georgia defense gives up 30.3% on 3-point shots (20 of 66) and their opponents are connecting on 66.7% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 12.7 dimes and 36.3 rebounds per contest, which ranks them 209th and 223rd in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Virginia
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