Vanderbilt vs. Georgia - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Bulldogs (9-5) at Vanderbilt Commodores (11-4)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Georgia Bulldogs face off on Wednesday at Memorial Gym in SEC college basketball action.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 11-4 this season and they are coming off of a 12-point road loss to Arkansas. Vandy is averaging 72.9 points and they are shooting 50.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62.3 points and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. Damian Jones leads the Commodores averaging 16.1 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Riley LaChance is averaging 12.9 points, James Siakam is averaging 10.1 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Luke Kornet is averaging 8.9 points. Vanderbilt is 9-1 at home this season.
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The Georgia Bulldogs are 9-5 this season and they have lost their last two games. Georgia is averaging 72.9 points and they are shooting 45.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.9 points and their opponents are shooting 38.5 percent. Marcus Thornton leads the Bulldogs averaging 13.6 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Charles Mann is averaging 12.1 points and 5.8 rebounds, Kenny Gaines is averaging 11.8 points, and Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 11.6 points and 5.4 rebounds. Georgia is 2-2 on the road and 0-2 in SEC play.
Vanderbilt is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 4-1 against the spread following a loss, and 36-16-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Georgia is 5-1-2 against the spread following a loss, 4-1-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 5-2-2 against the spread in their last nine games. The road team has covered six of the last seven meetings of these two.
My free pick in this one will be on the total so please check back when the totals are posted for my free pick.