Florida A&M Rattlers vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 12/2/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida A&M Rattlers vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Friday, December 2, 2022
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
The Georgia Bulldogs (6-2) are hosting the Florida A&M Rattlers (1-5) at Stegeman Coliseum on Friday.
The Florida A&M Rattlers played Florida and ended up losing by a score of 102-62 in their last game. Florida A&M finished having earned a 34.5% field goal percentage (20 out of 58) and knocked down 8 of their 18 shots from downtown. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Rattlers knocked down 14 of 16 tries for a percentage of 87.5%. Concerning grabbing boards, they earned 24 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 9 assists for the contest while creating 11 turnovers and getting 7 steals. In terms of the defense, Florida A&M allowed 62.1% from the floor on 41 of 66 shooting. Florida distributed 18 dimes and had 11 steals for the matchup. On top of that, Florida snagged 34 boards (9 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Florida finished the game shooting 63.6% from the free throw line by burying 7 of 11 shots. They knocked down 13 of their 22 tries from beyond the arc. Concerning fouls, the Rattlers ended up with 11 and Florida finished the game with 11 fouls.
Jaylen Bates is a guy who played a role for the game. He walked away from this one shooting 42.9% from the field and dished out 2 assists. He was on the court for 39 minutes played and also totaled 5 rebounds. He scored 14 points on 3 out of 7 shooting.
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Florida A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-5 this season. They turn it over 19.3 times per contest and as a group are committing 18.8 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Florida A&M is grabbing 32.7 boards per contest and has tallied 53 dimes so far this season, which ranks 361st in the country in terms of passing. The Rattlers are connecting on 27.7% on shots from downtown (26 of 94) and 68.4% from the charity stripe. They average 55.8 pts per game (362nd in college basketball) while connecting on 36.3% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Rattlers have forced 13.7 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.3 personal fouls. They are giving up 37.0% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 354th in college basketball in PPG allowed (80.8). The Rattlers are giving up a shooting percentage of 49.0% (174 of 355) and they relinquish 38.0 rebounds per game as a unit. They currently rank 185th in D-1 in giving up assists with 91 surrendered on the campaign.
For their last game, the Georgia Bulldogs took home the win by a final score of 73-54 when they played Hampton. The Bulldogs were able to pull down 30 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 41 for this game. They turned the ball over 14 times, while earning 5 steals for this game. Hampton was called for 18 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Bulldogs to the charity stripe for 21 attempts. They were able to make 15 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 71.4%. In terms of shots from 3-point land, Georgia knocked down 10 of their 20 tries (50.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Bulldogs finished the game shooting 24 for 54 from the field which gave them a percentage of 44.4%. The Bulldogs allowed Hampton to bury 21 out of their 67 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 31.3% for the contest. They finished the game shooting 12.5% from beyond the arc by connecting on 2 of 16 and finished the contest at 10 out of 13 from the charity stripe (76.9%). With respect to rebounding, Georgia permitted Hampton to snag 33 overall (14 offensive).
Braelen Bridges was important for the Bulldogs in this contest. He converted 9 of 13 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 69.2%, and accounted for 13 rebounds. He earned 21 points in his 25 mins on the hardwood and accumulated 1 assist in this matchup.
Georgia has a win-loss record of 6-2 for the campaign. On the offensive side of the court, the Bulldogs are connecting on 40.9% from the field, which ranks them 307th in college basketball. Georgia has 555 points for the season (69.4 per game) and they pull in 40.4 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 11.9 times per contest (279th in Division 1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 15.9 times per game. The Bulldogs have committed 15.0 fouls every game and they shoot 76.6% from the free throw line.
The Bulldogs on the defensive side of the court are 74th in the country in points given up per game with 63.5. They are able to force 13.3 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 41.3% from the field (131st in college basketball). The Georgia defense gives up 25.5% from downtown (40 of 157) and opponents are making 75.9% of their foul shots. They concede 11.8 dimes and 31.6 total boards per game, which has them ranked 149th and 57th in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Georgia
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