Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Georgia Bulldogs - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Bulldogs (13-9) at Mississippi State Bulldogs (10-13)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Humphrey Coliseum)
The Line: Mississippi State Bulldogs -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Georgia Bulldogs will travel to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs in a SEC game on Saturday.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 10-13 (3-8) and are coming off of a win against Arkansas by a score of 78-46. Mississippi State has lost 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 12th in the SEC standings. Mississippi State also has conference wins against Missouri and Ole Miss. Mississippi State is averaging 76.7 points per game while giving up 73.8 points per game. Mississippi State is also averaging 35 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game. Gavin Ware is averaging 16.4 points per game and 7.3 rebounds per game for Mississippi State. Malik Newman is averaging 12.8 points per game and 2.2 assists per game for the Bulldogs. Mississippi State is shooting 73.7% on free throws, 32.2% on three-pointers, and 46.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Georgia Bulldogs are 13-9 (6-5) and are coming off of a loss to Kentucky by a score of 82-48. Georgia has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 6th in the SEC standings. Georgia is averaging 69.5 points per game while giving up 68.3 points per game. Georgia is also averaging 38.3 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game. J.J. Frazier is averaging 15.8 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game for Georgia. Yante Maten is averaging 15.6 points per game and 8 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs. Georgia is shooting 68.1% on free throws, 36% on three-pointers, and 42.6% on all field goal attempts.
Georgia is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Georgia is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games. The under is 5-2 in Georgia’s last games. Mississippi State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. Mississippi State is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games. The over is 5-2 in Mississippi State’s last 7 games. The road team is 5-1 ATS in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Mississippi State hasn’t been very good in conference play, but will be at home for this matchup. Georgia plays better defense than Mississippi State and also has the rebounding advantage in this game. Georgia has been competitive in the SEC this season and I expect them to get the road win here.