Georgia Bulldogs at LSU Tigers Free Prediction 01/23/19

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The 25th-ranked LSU Tigers (14-3, 4-0 SEC) welcome the Georgia Bulldogs (9-8, 1-4 SEC) to Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The Tigers will attempt to prolong their seven-game winning streak. The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, and will air on SEC Network.

Georgia Bulldogs at LSU Tigers ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Tigers dismantled the South Carolina Gamecocks, 89-67, while the Bulldogs were beaten by the Florida Gators, 62-52.

LSU dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a fantastic free throw rate of 0.500 (above their season average of 0.277) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 39.5 (above their season average of 35.5). For those same stats, South Carolina put up marks of 0.094 and 15.0, respectively. Georgia, meanwhile, had a free throw rate of 0.302 (above their season average of 0.298). Emmitt Williams played a key role for LSU with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Nicolas Claxton had a good outing for Georgia, contributing nine points and 12 rebounds.

The Bulldogs dominated this series last year, winning both contests. In the most recent matchup, Georgia won 93-82. Getting to the free throw line was one of Georgia’s biggest strengths. They had 45 free throw attempts, while LSU had just 23. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

This showdown pits one of the NCAA’s top offenses against one of its elite defenses. LSU ranks 55th in effective field goal percentage (0.548) and Georgia is 24th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.454). Moreover, the Bulldogs rank 56th in offensive rebounding percentage (33.2 percent), while the Tigers rank 275th in defensive rebounding percentage (69.3 percent).

Georgia Bulldogs vs. LSU Tigers Free Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Lsu, ATS Winner – Georgia, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • LSU ranks fifth in steals per game (9.8) while Georgia ranks 164th (5.6).
  • The Tigers average 21.1 three pointers per game, which ranks 191st in the nation. The Bulldogs rank 203rd in three pointers allowed per game (24.2).
  • The Tigers rank 90th in rebounds per game (37.5) while the Bulldogs rank 181st in rebounds allowed per game (36.1).
  • Georgia averages 6.1 blocks per game, which ranks third in the NCAA. LSU ranks 46th in blocks allowed per game (2.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Tigers have scored an average of 87.0 points per game (4.5 above their season average) and allowed an average of 74.4 points per game (3.0 above their season average).
  • The Bulldogs have been outscored by an average of 14.4 points in their last five games. On the season, Georgia has defeated opponents by an average of 1.9 points.