Georgia vs. Mississippi State - 3/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi State Bulldogs (14-16) at Georgia Bulldogs (17-12)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 9:25 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -1 -- Over/Under: 138 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Georgia Bulldogs and the Mississippi State Bulldogs face off on Thursday in SEC college basketball tournament action.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 17-12 this season and they finished the season strong winning their last three games. Georgia is averaging 69.6 points per game and they are shooting41.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents are shooting 38 percent. J.J. Frazier leads UGA averaging 16.4 points per game. Yante Maten is averaging 15.9 points and 8.0 rebounds, Kenny Gaines is averaging 13 points, and Charles Mann is averaging 10.4 points. Georgia is 10-8 in the SEC and this is their first neutral site game of the season.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 14-16 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Mississippi State is averaging 75.1 points per game and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43 percent. Gavin Ware leads MSU averaging 15.8 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Craig Sword is averaging 12.8 points, Quinndary Weatherspoon is averaging 12.2 points, and Malik Newman is averaging 11.5 points. Mississippi State is 7-11 in the SEC and 2-2 in neutral site games.
Georgia is 6-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Mississippi State is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
This should be a pretty decent game and while Mississippi State has been a decent cover team they don’t get enough to work with here.