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Florida A&M vs Georgia Pick & Preview: Friday, December 2nd Betting Odds
Rattlers vs Bulldogs Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Florida A&M Rattlers at Georgia Bulldogs
- Where: Athens at Stegeman Coliseum
- Date: Friday, December 2nd
- Betting Odds: Florida A&M +24.5, FLAM +3250 | GA -30000 O/U 130.0
Florida A&M heads into this matchup having played 6 games and have an overall record sitting at 1-5. So far, the Rattlers have played 5 games on the road, with a record of 0-5. For the season, Florida A&M has been the underdog in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 0-5. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Rattlers being +24.5 point underdogs.
Florida A&M will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Byron Smith who is averaging 10.33 points per game for the Rattlers. Smith is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Rattlers’ offensive gameplan is the play of Jordan Tillmon who has hit 29.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 8.5 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Florida A&M this season, as they are currently ranked 377th in college basketball at 65.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Rattlers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.3%, placing them 453rd in the NCAA.
Georgia will take their 2 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 6-2. So far this season, Georgia has played 6 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-1. The Bulldogs’ are sitting with a betting line that is -24.5 points in their favor. For the season, Georgia has been favored to win in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 6-0.
Georgia’s leading scorer this season is Terry Roberts who is averaging 14.0 points per contest. So far, Roberts has accounted for 20.18% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.75 rebounds per game and 4.12 assists. Kario Oquendo is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 13.67 points per game. Between him and Oquendo, they are accounting for 35.0% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Georgia this season, as they are currently ranked 244th in college basketball at 69.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bulldogs’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.4%, placing them 349th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Florida A&M Rattlers +24.5
When looking at the betting lines for this showdown between the Georgia Bulldogs and Florida A&M Rattlers, our analysis likes the value of taking Florida A&M to put up a fight as the 24.5 point underdogs. Pace of play should be a big factor in this matchup, as both sides prefer to grind the clock and make their opponents defend. With this game likely featuring a limited number of possessions, there will be less opportunity for Georgia to pull away and cover the spread as -24.5 point favorites. Despite Florida A&M sitting at just 2-3 ATS in their last 5 games as the underdog, for today’s game, we will be locking in the Rattlers at +24.5.
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