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Georgia vs Florida Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 7th Betting Odds

Bulldogs vs Gators Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Georgia Bulldogs at Florida Gators
  • Where: Gainesville at Exactech Arena
  • Date: Saturday, January 7th
  • Betting Odds: Georgia +7, GA +254 | FL -324 O/U 137.0

Bulldogs Preview:

Georgia will take their 4 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 11-3. So far, the Bulldogs have played 3 games on the road, with a record of 1-2. For the season, Georgia has been the underdog in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 2-3. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Bulldogs being +7 point underdogs.

Georgia’s leading scorer this season is Terry Roberts, who is averaging 15.0 points per contest. So far, Roberts has accounted for 19.44% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.46 rebounds per game and 4.23 assists. Kario Oquendo is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 14.55 points per game. Between him and Oquendo, they are accounting for 35.4% 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 they 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.

Gators Preview:

Through 14 games, the Florida Gators have an overall record of 7-7. Currently, the Gators have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 5-3. The Gators’ are sitting with a betting line that is -7 points in their favor. For the season, Florida has been favored to win in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 7-4.

Colin Castleton comes into today’s game as the Gators’ leading scorer at 14.93 points per contest. Not only has Castleton been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Florida’s top rebounder at 7.43 boards per contest. Behind Castleton, the team has benefited from the strong play of Trey Bonham, who is second on the team in scoring at 10.64 points per game. Overall, he has hit 42.1% of his shots and is adding 2.93 boards per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Florida this season, as they are currently ranked 212th in college basketball at 70.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Gators’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.7%, placing them 437th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Georgia Bulldogs +7

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Florida Gators are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -7. However, we anticipate Georgia putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Gators as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Bulldogs to cover.

 


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