Georgia vs. South Carolina - 2/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Carolina Gamecocks (19-2) at Georgia Bulldogs (11-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Carolina Gamecocks and Georgia Bulldogs meet Tuesday night at the Stegeman Coliseum.
The South Carolina Gamecocks look to build on their impressive 19-2 record. The South Carolina Gamecocks are averaging 78.2 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 38.9 percent shooting. Michael Carrera is averaging 14 points and 7.2 rebounds while Sindarius Thornwell is averaging 11.9 points and 3.5 assists. Duane Notice is dishing two assists and Mindaugas Kacinas is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The South Carolina Gamecocks are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The Gamecocks are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The South Carolina Gamecocks have split their last 10 road games.
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The Georgia Bulldogs look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Georgia Bulldogs are averaging 70.8 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 68.9 points on 38.5 percent shooting. J.J. Frazier is averaging 16.5 points and 4.4 assists while Yante Maten is averaging 15.7 points and 7.6 rebounds. Kenny Gaines is grabbing 2.6 rebounds and Charles Mann is dishing 2.8 assists. The Georgia Bulldogs are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Georgia Bulldogs have won 11 of their last 15 home games.
The Gamecocks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games and 17-5 ATS in their last 22 games overall. The Bulldogs are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Gamecocks are 3-13 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Georgia and 6-21 ATS in the last 27 meetings overall.
Georgia is the more talented team in my eyes and is also the team that needs this victory to help its NCAA resume. The Gamecocks have also covered just three of their last 16 games in Georgia. In a pick em game, give me the home team.