Georgia vs. Florida - 1/17/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Gators (10-6) at Georgia Bulldogs (10-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Bulldogs and the Florida Gators face off on Saturday in Stegman Coliseum is SEC college basketball action.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 10-5 this season and are coming off of a win over Vandy that ended a two game losing skid. Georgia is averaging 72.7 points and they are shooting 45.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66 points and their opponents are shooting 38.7 percent. Marcus Thornton is averaging 13.8 points and 7.6 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs. Kenny Gaines is averaging 12.1 points, Charles Mann is averaging 11.8 points and 5.7 rebounds, and Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 11.3 points and 5.1 rebounds. Georgia is 7-1 at home this season.
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The Florida Gators are 10-6 this season and are looking to shake off a rough start as they have won their last three games. Florida is averaging 68.1 points and they are shooting 45 percent while defensively they are allowing 56.8 points and their opponents are shooting 38.6 percent. Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 14.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game to lead the Gators. Michael Frazier II is averaging 13.6 points, Kasey Hill is averaging 8.0 points, and Jon Horford is averaging 8.1 points and 5.5 rebounds. Florida is 1-2 on the road this season.
Georgia is 6-2-2 against the spread in their last 10 games, 25-11-1 against the spread against the SEC, and 5-1-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Florida is 8-1 against the spread against the SEC, 2-7-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five Saturday games. The home team has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
Florida appears to have found their game but the home team in a rivalry game is a little too much to pass on.