Mississippi vs. Georgia - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Bulldogs (8-4) at Mississippi Rebels (11-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Tad Smith Coliseum)
The Line: Mississippi Rebels -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Bulldogs and Ole Miss Rebels play Saturday night at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.
The Georgia Bulldogs look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Georgia Bulldogs are averaging 71.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 65.4 points on 36.8 percent shooting. Yante Maten is averaging 16.5 points and 7.3 rebounds while J.J. Frazier is averaging 15.2 points and four assists. Kenny Gaines is grabbing 2.7 rebounds and Charles Mann is dishing 2.8 assists. The Georgia Bulldogs are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. Georgia is allowing 28.7 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game. The Georgia Bulldogs have won four of their last six road games.
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The Ole Miss Rebels hope to stay hot after winning eight of their last nine games. The Ole Miss Rebels are averaging 75.6 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 70 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Stefan Moody is averaging 23.7 points and 4.1 assists while Sebastian Saiz is averaging 11.7 points and 9.8 rebounds. Tomasz Gielo is grabbing 4.2 rebounds and Rasheed Brooks is dishing two assists. The Ole Miss Rebels are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. Ole Miss is allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 39.1 rebounds per game. The Ole Miss Rebels have won 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Rebels are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. Southeastern and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games. The Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Mississippi and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
Seems like both clubs are starting to find their footing, especially Georgia who started off the year off rocky. Still, Ole Miss has been more consistent all year and has a pretty good track record at home. I'll eat the reasonable chalk.