Georgia Bulldogs vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Pick, Odds, Prediction 3/5/14
Mississippi State Bulldogs (13-16) at Georgia Bulldogs (16-12)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -11.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN Full Court
The Georgia Bulldogs and the Mississippi State Bulldogs face off on Wednesday in Athens in SEC college basketball.
The Georgia Bulldogs are playing their final home game of the season but they head in with a full head of steam winning six of their last eight games. Georgia is 10-6 in the SEC and 13-2 at home this season. Charles Mann leads the Bulldogs averaging 13.2 points per game. Kenny Gaines is averaging 13.1 points, Brandon Morris is averaging 9.2 points, and Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 9.1 points. Georgia is averaging 69.3 points and they are shooting 44.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.4 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Georgia is in third place in the SEC standings with two games left to play.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs have lost 11 games in a row and are in last place in the SEC standings. MSU is 3-13 in SEC play and 2-10 on the road this season. Craig Sword is the Bulldogs leading scorer averaging 13.3 points per game. Gavin Ware is averaging 10.3 points and 7.2 rebounds, Roquez Johnson is averaging 9.6 points, and Colin Borchert is averaging 9.2 points. Mississippi State is averaging 68.2 points and they are shooting 44.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.3 points and their opponents are shooting 45.4 percent. The SEC schedule has been a disaster for Mississippi State.
Georgia is 5-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 6-2 against the spread in their last eight home games, and 21-9 against the spread in their last 30 SEC games. Mississippi State is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 5-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, and 2-8-1 against the spread in their last 11 road games against a team with a winning home record. The road team has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
Georgia has just been red hot at home in the SEC and while this number looks to be out of hand look for the Dawgs to cover.
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