East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 11/27/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Sunday, November 27, 2022
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers (3-3) are headed to Stegeman Coliseum on Sunday where they will go up against the Georgia Bulldogs (4-2).
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers faced Appalachian State and took a loss by a score of 74-70 in their last game. When discussing personal fouls, the Buccaneers ended up with 16 and Appalachian State totaled 16 personal fouls. They converted 6 of 21 attempts from 3-point land. Appalachian State finished shooting 69.6% at the charity stripe by burying 16 of 23 tries. Furthermore, Appalachian State grabbed 29 rebounds (11 offensive, 18 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Appalachian State dished out 12 assists and had 15 steals in this contest. Pertaining to defense, East Tennessee State let their opponent shoot 44.8% from the floor on 26 out of 58 shooting. They also doled out 14 assists for this game while forcing 10 turnovers and getting 5 steals. With regard to grabbing boards, they collected a total of 33 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Buccaneers converted 13 of 18 shots for a rate of 72.2%. East Tennessee State wrapped up the game with a 45.3% field goal percentage (24 of 53) and buried 9 out of their 23 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Deanthony Tipler is someone who was a major factor for this game. He notched 13 points on 4 of 7 shooting. He was on the court for 29 mins and also collected 5 rebounds. He finished the contest at 57.1% from the field and distributed 2 dimes.
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East Tennessee State enters this game with a record of 3-3 on the year. They are averaging 76.3 points per game (127th in Division 1) while hitting 45.2% from the field. The Buccaneers are hitting 32.5% on shots from beyond the arc (40 of 123) and 66.7% from the charity stripe. As a team, East Tennessee State is pulling in 38.2 rebounds per game and is sitting with 75 dimes for the year, which ranks 172nd in the country in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession via turnover 14.7 times per game and as a unit are committing 16.2 personal fouls per game.
Defensively, the Buccaneers are able to force 15.2 turnovers every game and they draw 19.8 personal fouls. They currently rank 301st in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 84 surrendered on the season. The Buccaneers defensively are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 46.4% (159 of 343) and they concede 31.8 boards per contest as a squad. They concede 32.4% on three-point shots and they are 240th in D-1 in PPG from their opponents (71.7).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Georgia Bulldogs went home defeated by a final of 87-73 when they played UAB. The Bulldogs collected 22 defensive boards and 13 offensive rebounds totaling 35 for the matchup. They also turned the ball over 14 times, while getting 3 steals for the matchup. UAB committed 15 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Bulldogs to the charity stripe for a total of 16 shots. They were able to bury 12 of them for a rate of 75.0%. In relation to shots from distance, Georgia knocked down 5 out of their 21 attempts (23.8%). When the final whistle was blown, the Bulldogs went 28 for 64 from the field which gave them a rate of 43.8%. The Bulldogs allowed UAB to bury 35 out of 72 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 48.6% for the matchup. They finished shooting 25.0% from beyond the arc by hitting 6 of 24 and ended up shooting 11 of 12 at the charity stripe (91.7%). When discussing cleaning the glass, Georgia permitted UAB to collect 34 in total (13 on the offensive glass).
Justin Hill was important for the Bulldogs for the matchup. He recorded 17 points in his 20 minutes on the court and had 2 dimes in the matchup. He made 5 of 9 in this contest for a field goal rate of 55.6%, and earned 4 rebounds.
Georgia has a win-loss mark of 4-2 so far this season. The Bulldogs commit 15.3 fouls every game while shooting 77.7% from the free throw line. They are getting an assist 10.3 times per game (331st in college basketball) and they turn it over 16.5 times per contest. Georgia has accounted for 420 pts on the season (70.0 per contest) and they average 40.2 boards per game. As an offensive team, the Bulldogs are connecting on 40.2% from the field, which has them ranked 312th in D-1.
The Bulldogs are ranked 159th in college basketball in PPG given up with 67.8. They are forcing their opponents into 13.7 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 43.6% from the floor (241st in D-1). The Georgia defense allows 28.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (36 of 125) and opponents are connecting on 78.8% of their free throw shots. They have allowed 12.7 assists and 31.7 boards per contest, which ranks 202nd and 75th in those defensive categories.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Georgia
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