Vanderbilt Commodores vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 1/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vanderbilt Commodores vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
The Vanderbilt Commodores (9-6) are on their way to Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday where they will meet the Georgia Bulldogs (5-11).
The Vanderbilt Commodores faced Kentucky and took a loss by a final of 78-66 in their last game. When it comes to fouls, the Commodores ended up with 13 while Kentucky racked up 14 fouls. They also knocked down 6 of their 12 tries from distance. Kentucky ended up going 62.5% at the free throw line by converting 10 of their 16 tries. Furthermore, Kentucky grabbed 36 boards (8 offensive, 28 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Kentucky distributed 15 dimes and had 3 steals in this matchup. When discussing defense, Vanderbilt allowed the other team to go 52.5% from the floor on 31 out of 59 shooting. They also recorded 9 dimes for the game in addition to forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and having 7 steals. Pertaining to hauling in boards, they collected a total of 24 with 4 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Commodores made 6 of their 10 shots for a rate of 60.0%. Vanderbilt wrapped up the game having earned a 42.9% field goal percentage (24 of 56) and buried 12 out of their 30 three-point shots.
Scotty Pippen is a guy who was a factor in this contest. He accumulated 32 points on 11 out of 18 shooting. He was on the court for 32 mins and also pulled down 2 boards. He finished shooting 61.1% from the floor and also dished out 4 assists.
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Vanderbilt enters this matchup with a mark of 9-6 so far this season. They are turning it over 12.7 times per contest and as a squad they commit 16.7 fouls every game. As a team, Vanderbilt is pulling in 35.4 rebounds per game and has accounted for 163 assists on the campaign, which is 291st in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Commodores are hitting 31.4% on shots from distance (123 of 392) and 72.2% from the free throw line. They average 70.0 points per contest (234th in college hoops) while going 40.9% from the floor.
On the defensive end of the court, the Commodores are forcing their opponents into 16.4 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 19.5 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 31.1% from beyond the arc and they are ranked 61st in Division 1 in points per game allowed (63.5). The Commodores are giving up a shooting percentage of 41.6% (335 of 806) and they concede 34.5 boards per contest as a squad. They are ranked 191st in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 184 conceded on the season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Georgia Bulldogs went home defeated by a final of 88-72 when they played Mississippi State. The Bulldogs pulled down 24 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards for a total of 34 in the game. They also coughed it up 14 times, while earning 4 steals for the game. Mississippi State had 18 fouls in the game which took the Bulldogs to the charity stripe for a total of 25 attempts. They were able to convert 20 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 80.0%. In relation to 3-pointers, Georgia converted 6 out of 20 tries (30.0%). At the conclusion of this game, the Bulldogs finished 23 out of 55 from the field which gave them a percentage of 41.8%. The Bulldogs permitted Mississippi State to bury 37 out of their 70 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 52.9% for this contest. They finished 27.8% from distance by going 5 out of 18 and finished the contest at 9 out of 15 at the free throw line (60.0%). In the matter of attacking the glass, Georgia permitted Mississippi State to grab 33 in total (11 offensive).
Kario Oquendo was important for the Bulldogs for the contest. He converted 9 of 17 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 52.9%, and earned 6 rebounds. He tallied 28 points in his 36 mins on the court, but went home with no dimes.
Georgia has a record of 5-11 this season. As an offensive unit, the Bulldogs are shooting 44.3% from the field, which has them ranked 180th in the nation. Georgia has accounted for 1,137 pts for the campaign (71.1 per game) and they pull in 34.9 rebounds per game. They are earning an assist 13.9 times per contest (146th in college basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 13.8 times per game. The Bulldogs commit 14.4 fouls every game and they go 73.2% from the charity stripe.
The Bulldogs are ranked 311th in college hoops in points allowed per contest with 75.2. They have forced 10.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 46.1% from the field (325th in D-1). The Georgia defense gives up 34.0% on shots from beyond the arc (126 of 371) and their opposition makes 71.2% of their foul shots. They allow 15.8 assists and 34.1 rebounds every game, which is ranked 342nd and 142nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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