Georgia vs. South Carolina - 2/17/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Carolina Gamecocks (12-12) at Georgia Bulldogs (16-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -6 -- Over/Under: 119.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Georgia Bulldogs and the South Carolina Gamecocks face off on Tuesday at Stegeman Coliseum in SEC college basketball action.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 16-8 this season and they have lost three of their last five games. Georgia is averaging 69.5 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.8 points and their opponents are shooting 39.3 percent. Marcus Thornton leads UGA averaging 12.6 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Kenny Gaines is averaging 11.6 points, Charles Mann is averaging 11.3 points and 5.5 rebounds, and Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 10.8 points and 5.0 rebounds. Georgia is 11-2 at home and 7-5 in the SEC.
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The South Carolina Gamecocks are 12-12 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. South Carolina is averaging 65.8 points and they are shooting 40.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.9 points and their opponents are shooting 37.9 percent. Sindarius Thornwell leads the Gamecocks averaging 11.9 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Duane Notice is averaging 10.8 points, yrone Johnson is averaging 9.3 points, and Laimonas Chatkevicius is averaging 8.3 points. South Carolina is 1-6 on the road and 3-9 in the SEC.
Georgia is 7-2-2 against the spread following a loss, 12-5-2 against the spread in their last 19 games, and 7-3-1 against the spread against the SEC. South Carolina is 1-7 against the spread following a loss, 1-11 against the spread in their last 12 games, and 0-6 against the spread in their last six road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in 12 of the last 17 meetings of these two.
The total is set at 119.5 but I still liek the under. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as the App.