Georgia Bulldogs vs. Tennessee Volunteers - 1/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Volunteers (8-7) at Georgia Bulldogs (8-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Tennessee Volunteers will travel to play the Georgia Bulldogs in a SEC game on Wednesday.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 8-5 (1-2) and are coming off of a loss to Ole Miss by a score of 72-71. Georgia led by 9 points at halftime but gave up the lead in the second half for the loss. Yante Maten had 20 points and 9 rebounds for Georgia. Charles Mann added 15 points and 2 rebounds for the Bulldogs. Georgia was out rebounded by a total of 44-40 and had 13 assists in their defeat. Georgia is averaging 71.2 points per game while giving up 65.9 points per game. Georgia is also averaging 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game. Yante Maten is averaging 16.8 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game, while J.J. Frazier is averaging 14.7 points per game and 4.2 assists per game. Georgia is shooting 71.2% on free throws, 36% on three-pointers, and 44.5% on all field goal attempts.
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The Tennessee Volunteers are 8-7 (1-2) and are coming off of a loss to Texas A&M by a score of 92-88. Tennessee led by 13 points in the second half, but could not complete the victory. Kevin Punter had 19 points and 5 assists for Tennessee. Admiral Schofield added 16 points and 6 rebounds for the Volunteers. Tennessee was out rebounded by a total of 34-33 and had 18 assists in their defeat. Tennessee is averaging 80.1 points per game while giving up 76.1 points per game. Tennessee is also averaging 40 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game. Kevin Punter is averaging 22.8 points per game and 3.9 assists per game, while Robert Hubbs III is averaging 12.6 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game for Tennessee. Tennessee is shooting 70.6% on free throws, 34.5% on three-pointers, and 44.3% on all field goal attempts.
Tennessee is 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games. Tennessee is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games. The over is 6-1-1 in Tennessee’s last 8 road games. Georgia is 14-2 ATS in their last 16 Wednesday games. Georgia is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The over is 4-0 in Georgia’s last 4 games.
Tennessee is the higher scoring team in this matchup, but Georgia I giving up less points per game. Tennessee has the slight rebounding advantage, but both teams are similar in shooting percentage. I think this will be a close game, so I am taking the points.