Missouri vs. Georgia - 1/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Bulldogs (9-6) at Missouri Tigers (8-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Missouri Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs face off on Wednesday in SEC college basketball action.
The Missouri Tigers are 8-9 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Missouri is averaging 69.3 points and they are shooting 43.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.6 points and their opponents are shooting 41.4 percent. Kevin Puryear leads the Tigers averaging 11.6 points per game. Wes Clark is averaging 10.6 points, Namon Wright is averaging 8.5 points, and Terrence Phillips is averaging 7.6 points. Missouri is 8-2 at home this season.
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The Georgia Bulldogs are 9-6 this season and they have lost three of their last five games. Georgia is averaging 70.1 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 37.9 percent. Yante Maten leads the Bulldogs averaging 15.9 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. J.J. Frazier is averaging 15 points, Kenny Gaines is averaging 13 points, and Charles Mann is averaging 10.3 points. Georgia is 0-3 on the road and 2-3 against the SEC.
Missouri is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games, 2-6 against the spread against the SEC, and 4-1-1 against the spread following a loss. Georgia is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 39-19-1 against the spread against the SEC, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games. The home team has covered the point spread in six of the last seven meetings of these two.
Georgia hasn’t won straight up on the road this season so laying points with them doesn’t seem like a great idea.