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LSU vs Georgia Pick & Preview: Tuesday, February 14th Betting Odds
Tigers vs Bulldogs Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: LSU Tigers at Georgia Bulldogs
- Where: Athens at Stegeman Coliseum
- Date: Tuesday, February 14th
- Betting Odds: LSU +4, LSU +155 | GA -192 O/U 138.0
Coming into today’s matchup, the LSU Tigers are in the middle of a 12 game losing streak and have an overall record of 12-13. On the road, the Tigers will be playing their 9th game of the season, having gone 2-7. So far, the Tigers have been the underdog 15 times, going 2-13 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4 underdogs on the spread.
KJ Williams comes into today’s game as the Tigers’ leading scorer at 16.0 points per contest. Not only has Williams been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is LSU’s top rebounder at 7.28 boards per contest. Behind Williams, the team has benefited from the strong play of Adam Miller, who is second on the team in scoring at 11.92 points per game. Overall, he has hit 34.3% of his shots and is adding 2.16 boards per game.
On offense, LSU is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.1 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 25 games, they have only hit 31.9% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 34.64% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Through 25 games, the Georgia Bulldogs have an overall record of 15-10. Currently, the Bulldogs have been the home team 16 times, sitting with a record of 13-3. The Bulldogs’ are sitting with a betting line that is -4 points in their favor. For the season, Georgia has been favored to win in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 10-1.
Georgia’s leading scorer this season is Terry Roberts, who is averaging 14.68 points per contest. So far, Roberts has accounted for 18.44% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.95 rebounds per game and 4.14 assists. Kario Oquendo is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 13.05 points per game. Between him and Oquendo, they are accounting for 34.8% 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.
Free Spread Prediction: LSU Tigers +4
In this matchup, between the LSU Tigers and Georgia Bulldogs, we recommend getting a bet down on LSU to cover the spread as road dogs. Our analysis points to the Tigers’ defense as the key reason that they will cover at +4. Look for Georgia’s offensive struggles to continue, as their overall field goal percentage is just 190th in college basketball. Although the oddsmakers have Georgia as the betting favorite, before tip-off we feel good about taking the points with LSU on the road.