Georgia Bulldogs vs. LSU Tigers Pick, Odds, Prediction 2/6/14
LSU Tigers (14-6) at Georgia Bulldogs (10-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Bulldogs and the LSU Tigers face off on Thursday in SEC college basketball.
The Georgia Bulldogs have lost their last three games to slip to 4-4 in SEC play this season. Georgia is 9-2 at home and they have played the 83rd ranked schedule in the country this year. Charles Mann leads the Bulldogs averaging 13.5 points per game. Kenny Gaines is averaging 11.8 points, Neanja Djurisic is averaging 10.2 points, and Brandon Morris is averaging 9.4 points. Georgia is averaging 69.3 points and they are shooting 43.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.9 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. Georgia is tied for sixth place in the SEC standings.
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The LSU Tigers are red-hot winning four of their last five games. LSU is 4-4 away from home and they have played the 56th most difficult schedule in the country. Johnny O’Bryant III is averaging 15.7 points and 7.5 rebounds to lead the Tigers. Jordan Mickey is averaging 13.6 points and 7.3 rebounds, Andre Stringer is averaging 11.8 points, and Jarell Martin is averaging 9.1 points. LSU is averaging 77.2 points and they are shooting 45.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.9 points and their opponents are shooting 39.1 percent. LSU is looking to make a run at March Madness.
Georgia is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games, 16-6 against the spread against the SEC, and 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 gams following a game that they didn’t cover the spread. LSU is 3-0-2 against the spread in their last five games, 2-5-2 against the spread following a win, and 3-7 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The favorite has covered the point spread in six of the last seven meetings of these two.
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