Vanderbilt Commodores vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 1/21/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vanderbilt Commodores vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, January 21, 2023
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
The Vanderbilt Commodores (9-9) are en route to Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Georgia Bulldogs (13-5).
The Vanderbilt Commodores faced off with Alabama and went home with a loss by a final score of 78-66 in their last game. In regard to personal fouls, the Commodores finished with 19 and Alabama recorded 19 personal fouls. They buried 8 of their 30 shots from three-point range. Alabama finished shooting 82.4% at the charity stripe by knocking down 14 of their 17 shots. Moreover, Alabama grabbed 43 rebounds (10 offensive, 33 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Alabama distributed 10 dimes and had 3 steals for the game. In relation to defense, Vanderbilt allowed the other team to go 43.8% from the field on 28 out of 64 shooting. They also distributed 8 dimes for this game as well as forcing 14 turnovers and having 6 steals. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they earned 40 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Commodores knocked down 16 of their 20 attempts for a percentage of 80.0%. Vanderbilt walked away from the game having earned a 30.1% field goal percentage (22 of 73) and knocked down 6 of 33 shots from distance.
Tyrin Lawrence is one player who came through for the contest. He recorded 20 points on 4 out of 16 shooting. He played for 31 mins and collected 5 rebounds. He walked away from this one shooting 25.0% from the field and also totaled 3 dimes.
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Vanderbilt comes into this one with a win-loss record of 9-9 so far this season. They currently have an average of 72.5 pts per contest (161st in D-1) while connecting on 42.9% from the field. The Commodores are shooting 32.4% on shots from distance (146 of 451) and 71.2% from the free throw line. As a unit, Vanderbilt is grabbing 38.2 boards per contest and has earned 219 assists so far this season, which ranks 288th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 12.1 times per contest and as a basketball team they are committing 17.2 fouls every game.
When they are on defense, the Commodores are able to force 10.9 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.4 personal fouls. They are giving up 30.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 206th in Division 1 in PPG from their opponents (70.0). The Commodores defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 42.4% (450 of 1,061) and they surrender 34.7 boards per contest as a basketball team. They currently rank 141st in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 225 conceded on the campaign.
For their last game, the Georgia Bulldogs took a defeat with a final score of 85-71 against Kentucky. The Bulldogs pulled down 25 defensive rebounds and 2 offensive rebounds totaling 27 in this matchup. They also coughed up the ball 10 times, while recording 3 steals for this game. Kentucky had 19 personal fouls for the contest which took the Bulldogs to the charity stripe for a total of 24 shots. They were able to make 16 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 66.7%. Concerning shots from distance, Georgia converted 7 of their 20 tries (35.0%). When the game finished, the Bulldogs shot 24 for 52 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.2%. The Bulldogs allowed Kentucky to convert 29 of 66 tries from the field which had them shooting 43.9% for this game. They shot 26.7% from distance by connecting on 4 out of 15 and ended up going 23 out of 30 from the free throw line (76.7%). Regarding attacking the glass, Georgia allowed Kentucky to snag 41 in total (13 offensive).
Terry Roberts ended up being a major contributor for the Bulldogs for this game. He buried 7 out of 17 for this game giving him a rate of 41.2%, and added 5 rebounds. He earned 21 points in his 34 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 3 assists for the matchup.
Georgia has a record of 13-5 on the year. As an offense, the Bulldogs are connecting on 42.4% from the floor, which ranks them 292nd in college hoops. Georgia has scored 1,269 pts on the campaign (70.5 per game) and they average 38.6 rebounds per game. They are earning an assist 11.7 times per contest (297th in Division 1) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.8 times per game. The Bulldogs are responsible for committing 14.9 fouls every game while shooting 74.1% from the charity stripe.
The Bulldogs defensively are ranked 72nd in college hoops in points given up per game with 65.1. They are able to force 12.1 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 41.1% from the floor (75th in Division 1). The Georgia defense gives up 27.7% from downtown (105 of 379) and their opponents are making 69.7% of their foul shots. They give up 12.6 assists and 33.7 boards every game, which is ranked 182nd and 151st in those categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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