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Georgia vs. Auburn - 2/10/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Auburn Tigers (21-3) at Georgia Bulldogs (13-10)
Date & Time Saturday February 10, 2018, 3:30 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs +4 -- Over/Under:
TV Channel
SEC
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NCAA BB | Auburn Tigers (21-3) at Georgia Bulldogs (13-10)
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The Auburn Tigers and Georgia Bulldogs meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Stegeman Coliseum.

The Auburn Tigers look for another victory after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Auburn Tigers are averaging 85.8 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 72.9 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Bryce Brown is averaging 16.6 points and 1.9 assists while Mustapha Heron is averaging 16.2 points and 5.5 rebounds. Jared Harper is the third double-digit scorer and Desean Murray is grabbing 6.9 rebounds. The Auburn Tigers are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.2 percent from the free throw line. The Auburn Tigers are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The Auburn Tigers have won six of their last seven road games.

The Georgia Bulldogs need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Georgia Bulldogs are averaging 68.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 66.7 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Yante Maten is averaging 19.3 points and 8.8 rebounds while William Jackson II is averaging 9.3 points and 3.7 assists. Juwan Parker is dishing 1.2 assists and Derek Ogbeide is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Georgia Bulldogs are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia Bulldogs are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.8 rebounds per game. The Georgia Bulldogs have won six of their last eight home games.

The Tigers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Bulldogs are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Southeastern. The Tigers are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Georgia, 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the underdog is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Georgia Bulldogs have been really good at home this season, but the Auburn Tigers have been the most consistent team in the SEC all year and has had no trouble winning on the road. Auburn is not only winning SU, but its covering numbers and just beat Georgia by 14 points a couple of weeks ago. Until Auburn gives you a reason to bet against it, you kind of have to keep rolling. Give me the reasonable number and the Tigers.

Pick:
Auburn Tigers -4

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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