Tennessee Volunteers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Pick, Odds, Prediction 2/18/14
Georgia Bulldogs (14-10) at Tennessee Volunteers (15-10)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Thompson-Boling Arena)
The Line: Tennessee Volunteers -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tennessee Volunteers and the Georgia Bulldogs face off on Tuesday in Knoxville in SEC college basketball.
The Tennessee Volunteers have lost their last two games and three of their last four and they are in fifth place in the SEC standings. Tennessee is 11-3 at home and 6-6 in SEC play. Jordan McRae is averaging 19.6 points and he is the Volunteers leading scorer. Jarnell Stokes is averaging 14.2 points and 10.2 rebounds, Jerrone Maymon is averaging 10.4 points and 8.2 rebounds, and Josh Richardson is averaging 9.5 points. Tennessee is averaging 72.4 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent. Tennessee is known for their late season runs but this season it might already be too late.
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The Georgia Bulldogs have won their last four games and are all alone in third place in the SEC standings. Georgia is 2-8 away from home and 8-4 overall in the SEC. Charles Mann leads the Dawgs in scoring averaging 13.9 points per game. Kenny Gaines is averaging 12 points, Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 9.7 points, and Brandon Morris is averaging 9.2 points. Georgia is averaging 69.8 points and they are shooting 44.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.5 points and their opponents are shooting 40 percent. Georgia has been one of the bigger surprises in conference play this season.
Tennessee is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 16-7 against the spread against the SEC, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Georgia is 19-7 against the spread against the SEC, 11-5 against the spread in their last 16 road games, and 13-6 against the spread following a win. The underdog has covered the point spread in six of the last eight meetings of these two.
This just looks to be too many points and my play here are the underdog Dawgs.
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