Kentucky vs. Georgia - 2/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Bulldogs (13-8) at Kentucky Wildcats (17-6)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Rupp Arena)
The Line: Kentucky Wildcats -13 -- Over/Under: 137.5 See the Latest Odds
The Kentucky Wildcats and the Georgia Bulldogs face off on Tuesday in SEC college basketball action.
The Kentucky Wildcats are 17-6 this season and are coming off of a win over Florida that ended a two game losing skid. Kentucky is averaging 78.2 points per game and they are shooting 47.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Jamal Murray leads UK averaging 18.3 points per game. Tyler Ulis is averaging 16.3 points and 6.4 assists, Alex Poythress is averaging 10 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Isaiah Briscoe is averaging 9.9 points and 5.2 rebounds. Kentucky is 13-0 at home and 7-3 in the SEC.
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The Georgia Bulldogs are 13-8 this season and they have won their last two games. Georgia is averaging 70.5 points per game and they are shooting 43.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.7 points per game and their opponents are shooting 37.6 percent. J.J. Frazier leads the Bulldogs averaging 16.3 points per game. Yante Maten is averaging 15.6 points and 7.9 rebounds, Kenny Gaines is averaging 13.3 points, and Charles Mann is averaging 10.7 points. Georgia is 1-5 on the road and 6-4 in the SEC.
Kentucky is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven home games, 4-1 against the spread against the SEC, and 4-10 against the spread following a win. Georgia is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, and 43-20-1 against the spread against the SEC. The home team has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
This is a ton of points for this game so I feel good about taking them with Georgia.