Georgia vs. Auburn - 2/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (11-13) at Georgia Bulldogs (16-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Detroit, SunSports
The Georgia Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers face off on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum in SEC college basketball action.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 16-7 this season and they have won seven of their last nine games. Georgia is averaging 69.6 points and they are shooting 44.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.6 points and their opponents are shooting 39.1 percent. Marcus Thornton leads the Bulldogs averaging 12.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Kenny Gaines is averaging 11.3 points, Charles Mann is averaging 11.2 points and 5.5 rebounds, and Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 11 points and 5.0 rebounds. Georgia is 11-1 at home and 7-4 in the SEC.
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The Auburn Tigers are 11-13 this season and have lost six of their last seven games. Auburn is averaging 68.7 points and they are shooting 41 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.3 points and their opponents are shooting 45.8 percent. K.T. Harrell leads the Tigers averaging 17.6 points per game. Antoine Mason is averaging 14.7 points, Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 13.3 points and 11 rebounds, and K.C. Ross Miller is averaging 6.3 points. Auburn is 1-7 on the road and 3-8 in the SEC.
Georgia is 7-2-1 against the spread in their last 10 games, 5-1 against the spread following a win, and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Auburn is 5-1-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 5-2-1 against the spread following a loss, and 14-4-1 against the spread following a double-digit home loss. The home team has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
Georgia is the better team and with the injuries to Auburn the edge only gets bigger.