Arkansas vs. Georgia SEC Tournament - 3/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Bulldogs (21-10) at Arkansas Razorbacks (25-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -2 -- Over/Under: 145 See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas Razorbacks and the Georgia Bulldogs face off on Saturday in Nashville in the semi-finals of the SEC college basketball tournament.
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 25-7 this season and they are coming off of a win over Tennessee to earn their spot in this game. Arkansas is averaging 79.1 points and they are shooting 45 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Bobby Portis leads the Razorbacks averaging 18.1 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. Michael Qualls is averaging 15.4 points and 5.3 rebounds, Rashad Madden is averaging 10 points, and Anthlon Bell is averaging 8.2 points. Arkansas is 1-0 in neutral site games and 14-5 I the SEC.
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The Georgia Bulldogs are 21-10 this season and they are coming off of a win over South Carolina to get to this game. Georgia is averaging 68.8 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.4 points and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. Marcus Thornton leads the Bulldogs averaging 12 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Kenny Gaines is averaging 11.7 points, Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 11.4 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Charles Mann is averaging 11.1 points and 5.1 rebounds. Georgia is 1-2 in neutral site games and 12-7 against the SEC.
Arkansas is 6-13 against the spread in their last 19 neutral site games, 2-5 against the spread against the SEC, and 0-5 against the spread following a win. Georgia is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five neutral site games, and 4-0 against the spread following a win. The underdog has covered the point spread in six of the last eight meetings of these two.
Georgia has done the unexpected almost every game since New Year's while Arkansas gets it done aganst every team not called Kentucky making this an interesting one. I don't love this game but I will take the Hog to cover the mild number.