Georgia Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Alabama Crimson Tide (17-12) at Georgia Bulldogs (16-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
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The Alabama Crimson Tide will travel to play the Georgia Bulldogs in a SEC game on Saturday.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 16-12 (9-8) and are coming off of a win against South Carolina by a score of 74-72. Georgia has won their last 2 games and is currently tied for 6th in the SEC standings. Georgia is averaging 69.6 points per game while giving up 68.5 points per game. Georgia is also averaging 39.4 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. J.J. Frazier is averaging 16.4 points per game and 4.2 assists per game for Georgia. Yante Maten is averaging 15.8 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs. Georgia is shooting 68.7% on free throws, 37% on three-pointers, and 42% on all field goal attempts.
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The Alabama Crimson Tide are 17-12 (8-9) and are coming off of a loss to Arkansas by a score of 62-61. Alabama has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is currently tied for 9th in the SEC standings. Alabama is averaging 66.8 points per game while giving up 67 points per game. Alabama is also averaging 35.2 rebounds per game and 10.6 assists per game. Retin Obasohan is averaging 17.8 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for Alabama. Shannon Hale is averaging 10.6 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Crimson Tide. Alabama is shooting 65% on free throws, 33.4% on three-pointers, and 42.5% on all field goal attempts.
Alabama is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games. Alabama is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The under is 4-0 in Alabama’s last 4 games. Georgia is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS win. The over is 4-0 in Georgia’s last 4 games. The road team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Georgia comes into this game as the slightly better offensive team and has the rebounding advantage in this matchup. Alabama has not been playing well of late, while Georgia is on a 2 game winning streak. I like Georgia at home.