Georgia Bulldogs at Auburn Tigers ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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It will be a battle between two great offenses when the fifth-ranked Auburn Tigers (14-0, 2-0 SEC) challenge the Georgia Bulldogs (10-4, 0-1 SEC) at Auburn Arena. Action begins at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020, and can be seen on ESPN.

Georgia Bulldogs at Auburn Tigers ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Tigers were victorious over the Vanderbilt Commodores, 83-79, while the Bulldogs lost to the 14th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats, 78-69.

Auburn dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 37.8 (above their season average of 36.6) and a free throw rate of 0.491 (above their season average of 0.273). For those same stats, Vanderbilt was 16.7 and 0.327, respectively. Georgia, on the other hand, had a free throw rate of 0.281 (above their season average of 0.201). Auburn’s Austin Wiley led the way, recording 13 points and 12 rebounds. Georgia, meanwhile, rallied around Anthony Edwards, who finished with 23 points and five rebounds.

The Tigers dominated this series last year, taking both games. In the most recent game, Auburn won 78-75. Auburn had a much better turnover percentage (9.2 vs. 19.4). Georgia, on the other hand, did a terrific job of converting from the charity stripe (12-16; 75.0 percent). This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year.

Auburn does a great job at getting to the charity stripe. They rank 25th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.288), but Georgia is among the best in the nation at keeping opponents off the line (ranking 26th by allowing a FTA rate of 0.157).

Georgia at Auburn Free Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Auburn, ATS Winner – Georgia, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Auburn averages 42.0 rebounds per game, which ranks seventh in the country. Georgia ranks 188th in rebounds allowed per game (37.1).
  • The Tigers rank ninth in blocks per game (6.2) while the Bulldogs rank 106th in blocks allowed per game (3.6).
  • Georgia averages 8.2 steals per game, which ranks 45th in the nation. Auburn ranks 125th in steals allowed per game (6.9).
  • The Tigers rank 47th in three pointers attempted per game (25.9) while the Bulldogs rank 175th in three pointers allowed per game (23.1).
  • Auburn ranks 30th in assists allowed per game (10.1) while Georgia ranks 141st (13.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Tigers have scored an average of 80.4 points per game (1.7 below their season average) and allowed an average of 66.0 points per game (0.7 below their season average).
  • The Bulldogs’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 7.0, up from 6.6 for the season.