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Georgia vs Mississippi State 1/11/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Mississippi State Bulldogs (12-3) vs. Georgia Bulldogs (11-4)
January 11, 2023 6:30 pm EDT
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs +1 / Mississippi State Bulldogs -1; Over/Under: +124.5
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Georgia Bulldogs meet in college basketball action from the Stegeman Coliseum on Wednesday.

The Mississippi State Bulldogs come into this game on the heels of a 64-54 win over Ole Miss in their last game. Tolu Smith leads the Bulldogs in scoring and rebounding with 14.2 PPG and 7.8 RPG as the only double-digit scorer for Mississippi State up to this point in the year. D.J. Jeffries has 9.1 PPG and 6.1 RPG while Dashawn Davis leads Mississippi State in assists with 3.1 APG. As a team, Mississippi State is averaging 66.9 PPG on 41.9% shooting from the field, 30.7% from three and 62% from the foul line this season.

The Georgia Bulldogs will try to rebound from an 82-75 loss to Florida in their last matchup. Terry Roberts leads the Bulldogs in scoring and assists with 15.7 PPG and 4.2 APG while Karlo Oquiendo has 14.1 PPG as the only other double-digit scorer for Georgia so far this season. Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe also has a team-high 5.5 RPG as well this season. As a team, Georgia is averaging 71.9 PPG on 43.4% shooting from the field, 35.3% from three and 73.1% from the foul line this season.

Mississippi State is 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall while the over is 4-1 in their last 5 games against a team with a winning record. Georgia is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall while the over is 9-3 in their last 12 games against a team with a winning record.

I get the case to be made for either side here, but Georgia’s been rock solid at home this season and Mississippi State’s been having issues with getting results on the road and covering for Mississippi State has been an issue in general for much of the season. Georgia stumbled against Florida last time out, but they’ve played their best at home this season and I think they get the job done here.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Georgia +1

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