Arkansas Razorbacks vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 2/2/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
Stegeman Coliseum is the site where the Georgia Bulldogs (6-15) will play the Arkansas Razorbacks (16-5) on Wednesday.
The Arkansas Razorbacks took the court against West Virginia and went home with a win by a final score of 77-68 in their last contest. In relation to fouls, the Razorbacks finished with 18 and West Virginia totaled 29 fouls. They also knocked down 7 out of their 26 attempts from beyond the arc. West Virginia finished 71.4% from the free throw line by converting 15 of their 21 tries. On top of that, West Virginia grabbed 26 rebounds (7 offensive, 19 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. West Virginia recorded 9 dimes and had 8 steals for this contest. In reference to defending, Arkansas allowed the other team to go 38.3% from the floor on 23 of 60 shooting. They also distributed 11 dimes in this game as well as forcing the opposition into 9 turnovers and earning 4 steals. In relation to hauling in rebounds, they earned 41 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the free throw line, the Razorbacks knocked down 28 of their 34 attempts for a rate of 82.4%. Arkansas ended the contest having earned a 45.1% field goal percentage (23 out of 51) and buried 3 of their 14 shots from beyond the arc.
Au'Diese Toney is one player who came through for the matchup. He walked away with 19 points on 6 out of 8 shooting. He was on the court for 39 minutes and collected 7 boards. He finished 75.0% from the floor and earned 3 dimes.
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Arkansas heads into this one with a win-loss mark of 16-5 on the year. They turn the ball over 13.0 times per game and as a squad they are committing 16.7 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Arkansas is collecting 38.6 boards per game and has totaled 314 assists this season, which ranks 56th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Razorbacks are shooting 29.6% on shots from 3-point land (125 of 423) and 74.6% from the free throw line. They are averaging 78.3 pts per game (35th in Division 1) while shooting 45.3% from the field.
On defense, the Razorbacks are forcing their opponents into 15.2 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.8 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 33.8% on shots from distance and they are ranked 167th in college basketball in points per game allowed (68.3). The Razorbacks defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 41.6% (496 of 1,193) and they surrender 32.3 boards per contest as a unit. They rank 236th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 270 conceded on the year.
For their last game, the Georgia Bulldogs took a defeat with a final score of 85-77 when they faced Vanderbilt. When it comes to how they attacked the glass, Georgia allowed Vanderbilt to collect 27 in total (5 offensive). They went 52.2% from beyond the arc by going 12 of 23 and ended up going 17 of 28 from the free throw line (60.7%). The Bulldogs allowed Vanderbilt to convert 28 of 55 attempts from the field which left them with a rate of 50.9% in this game. Overall, the Bulldogs shot 28 for 54 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 51.9%. When it comes to shots from downtown, Georgia made 4 of 17 attempts (23.5%). They were able to bury 17 of the free throw tries for a rate of 81.0%. Vanderbilt committed 21 fouls for this contest which took the Bulldogs to the free throw line for 21 tries. They coughed it up 12 times, while recording 3 steals for the contest. The Bulldogs collected 27 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive boards for a total of 32 for the contest.
Aaron Cook ended up having an impact for the Bulldogs in this matchup. He earned 18 points in his 27 minutes on the court and accumulated 4 assists for the contest. He made 7 of 12 for the game giving him a rate of 58.3%, but couldn't coral a rebound.
Georgia has a win-loss mark of 6-15 on the season. The Bulldogs are committing 15.5 fouls per game while shooting 74.8% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 13.9 times per contest (135th in college basketball) and they cough up possession 14.3 times per game. Georgia has accounted for 1,488 points so far this season (70.9 per contest) and they collect 34.4 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Bulldogs are hitting on 44.4% from the field, which is 167th in D-1.
The Georgia defense allows 33.3% on 3-point attempts (174 of 523) and their opponents are connecting on 69.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They relinquish 16.3 dimes and 34.3 rebounds per contest, which ranks 352nd and 159th in college hoops. The Bulldogs defensively are ranked 329th in college basketball in PPG given up with 76.3. They are able to force 10.8 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 46.2% from the floor (330th in the country).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Georgia
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