Georgia vs. Missouri - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri Tigers (7-20) at Georgia Bulldogs (18-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Bulldogs and the Missouri Tigers face off on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum in SEC college basketball action.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 18-9 this season and they have won their last two games, both on the road. Georgia is averaging 69.2 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 65 points and their opponents are shooting 39.1 percent. Marcus Thornton leads the Bulldogs averaging 12.5 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Kenny Gaines is averaging 11.9 points, Charles Mann is averaging 11.5 points and 5.4 rebounds, and Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 11 points and 5.0 rebounds. Georgia is 11-3 at home 9-6 in the SEC.
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The Missouri Tigers are 8-20 this season and they are coming off of a win at Florida that ended a 13 game losing streak. Missouri is averaging 61.8 points and they are shooting 41 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.9 points and their opponents are shooting 43.2 percent. Johnathan Williams III leads the Tigers averaging 12.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Wes Clark si averaging 10.1 points, Montaque Gill-Caesar is averaging 9.3 points, and Keith Shamburger is averaging 8.4 points. Missouri is 1-8 on the road and 2-13 in the SEC.
Georgia is 14-6-2 against the spread in their last 22 games, 6-2 against the spread following a win, and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games against a team with a losing road record. Missouri is 9-23-3 against the spread following a win, 3-11-1 against the spread in their last 15 road games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The home team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
Georgia has been one of the more under rated teams but even layng the big number they are my pick here.