LSU vs. Georgia - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Bulldogs (9-4) at LSU Tigers (11-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)
The Line: LSU Tigers -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs face off on Saturday at the Pete Maravich Center in SEC college basketball action.
The LSU Tigers are 11-3 this season and they are coming off of a loss I their SEC opener at Missouri. LSU is averaging LSU is averaging 75 points per game and they are shooting 46.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.2 points and their opponents are shooting 40 percent. Jarell Martin is averaging 17.5 points and 8.8 rebounds per game to lead the Tigers. Jorda Mickey is averaging 15.8 points and 10.8 rebounds, Keith Hornsby is averaging 12.6 points, and Tim Quarterman is averaging 11.7 points and 5.8 rebounds. LSU is 8-0 at home this season.
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The Georgia Bulldogs are 9-4 this season and are coming off of a loss to Arkansas in their SEC opener. Georgia is averaging 72 points and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.3 points and their opponents are shooting 37.9 percent. Marcus Thornton leads the Dawgs averaging 13.5 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Charles Mann is averaging 12.3 points and 5.5 rebounds, Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 11.3 points and 5.5 rebounds, and Kenny Gaines is averaging 11.2 points. Georgia is 2-1 on the road this season.
LSU is 5-2-1 against the spread in their last eight games, 4-9 against the spread against the SEC, and 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five home games against a team with a winning home record. Georgia is 5-1-1 against the spread following a loss, 24-11 against the spread against the SEC, and 4-1-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The home team has covered the point spread in five of the last seven meetings of these two.
It is a mild number here in what looks to be a tight game so it is just a lean at best to LSU at home.