Georgia vs. Tennessee - 2/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Volunteers (13-8) at Georgia Bulldogs (14-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Bulldogs and the Tennessee Volunteers face off on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum in SEC college basketball action.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 14-7 this season and are coming off of back-to-back road losses. Georgia is averaging 70.6 points and they are shooting 44.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 65,7 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Marcus Thornton is averaging 13.5 points and 7.3 rebounds per game to lead the Bulldogs. Kenny Gaines is averaging 11.3 points, Charles Mann is averaging 11.1 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Nemanjo Djurisic is averaging 11 points and 5.0 rebounds. Georgia is 10-1 at home and 5-4 in the SEC.
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The Tennessee Volunteers are 13-8 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Tennessee is averaging 64.6 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Josh Richardson leads the Volunteers averaging 16.2 points per game. Kevin Punter is averaging 11 points, Armani Moore is averaging 10.1 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Robert Hubbs III is averaging 6.4 points. Tennessee is 3-2 on the road and 5-4 in the SEC.
Georgia is 3-0-2 against the spread following a loss, 6-2-1 against the spread in their last nine home games, and 30-12-1 against the spread against the SEC. Tennessee is 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 6-13-3 against the spread in their last 22 games, and 2-5 against the spread following a loss. The home team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
This is way too many points and the Vols are the easy choice here.