South Carolina Gamecocks vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 2/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
The Georgia Bulldogs (6-18) will try to defeat the South Carolina Gamecocks (13-10) at Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday.
The South Carolina Gamecocks took the court against Kentucky and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 86-76 in their last game. Concerning personal fouls, the Gamecocks ended up with 19 while Kentucky accounted for 18 personal fouls. They also made 6 out of their 15 shots from beyond the perimeter. Kentucky walked away from this one shooting 63.2% from the free throw line by converting 12 of their 19 attempts. Moreover, Kentucky pulled down 40 boards (8 offensive, 32 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Kentucky recorded 25 assists and had 5 steals in the game. When it comes to defense, South Carolina let their opponent shoot 56.7% from the field on 34 out of 60 shooting. They also recorded 15 assists in the game while creating 16 turnovers and earning 7 steals. In terms of rebounding, they earned 38 with 20 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the free throw line, the Gamecocks converted 9 of 14 shots for a percentage of 64.3%. South Carolina finished having earned a 37.8% field goal percentage (31 out of 82) and made 5 out of their 20 shots from distance.
Keyshawn Bryant is a player who was a major contributor in the game. He racked up 18 points on 8 of 18 shooting. He played 35 minutes and pulled down 14 boards. He finished the game shooting 44.4% from the floor but finished the game without an assist.
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South Carolina will enter this contest with a win-loss mark of 13-10 on the year. They turn it over 14.9 times per contest and as a unit they commit 19.7 personal fouls per contest. As a team, South Carolina is pulling in 38.7 boards per game and has totaled 309 assists so far this season, which has them ranked 160th in college basketball in terms of passing. The Gamecocks are shooting 31.8% from downtown (156 of 491) and 65.1% from the free throw line. They average 71.0 points per outing (187th in D-1) while connecting on 42.2% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Gamecocks are able to force 15.6 turnovers every game while drawing 18.3 personal fouls. They are giving up 32.6% on 3-point shots and they rank 187th in Division 1 in points per game allowed (69.2). The Gamecocks defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 41.0% (535 of 1,304) and they concede 36.1 boards per game as a team. They rank 213th in the country in giving up assists to the opposition with 296 surrendered for the season.
The last time they took the court, the Georgia Bulldogs took a loss by a final score of 72-63 against Florida. Concerning team rebounding, Georgia allowed Florida to get 28 in all (7 offensive). They wrapped up this game 34.3% from 3-point land by going 12 out of 35 and finished the contest at 8 out of 13 at the free throw line (61.5%). The Bulldogs permitted Florida to convert 26 of 57 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 45.6% in the matchup. When the game finished, the Bulldogs walked away from this one shooting 21 for 56 from the field which gave them a percentage of 37.5%. In the matter of shooting from downtown, Georgia knocked down 5 of their 25 attempts (20.0%). They were able to make 16 of the free throws for a clip of 80.0%. Florida earned 16 fouls for the matchup which got the Bulldogs to the charity stripe for a total of 20 shots. They also turned the ball over 12 times, while earning 8 steals in the matchup. The Bulldogs collected 22 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 33 in the game.
Kario Oquendo pitched in for the Bulldogs for the game. He earned 22 points in his 37 minutes of playing time, but wrapped up this contest with no dimes. He made 7 out of 19 for the matchup giving him a rate of 36.8%, and totaled 8 rebounds.
Georgia has a win-loss record of 6-18 for the year. As an offensive team, the Bulldogs are hitting on 44.0% from the field, which is 183rd in college hoops. Georgia has totaled 1,696 pts on the season (70.7 per contest) and they pull down 34.5 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 13.9 times per game (126th in the nation) and they turn it over 14.3 times per contest. The Bulldogs are responsible for committing 15.3 fouls per contest and they go 74.2% from the free throw line.
The Georgia defense concedes 33.8% on shots from beyond the arc (207 of 612) and opponents are making 69.6% of their free throw shots. They concede 16.2 dimes and 34.8 rebounds on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 347th and 193rd in college hoops. The Bulldogs defensively are ranked 335th in Division 1 in points per game surrendered with 77.0. They are forcing their opponents into 11.0 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.3% from the floor (328th in D-1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take South Carolina
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