The Georgia Bulldogs (1-0) will be at home in Stegeman Coliseum when they meet the USC Upstate Spartans (1-1). Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
USC Upstate Spartans vs. Georgia Bulldogs Betting Preview
The last time the Spartans played, they dismantled the Allen Yellow Jackets, 85-66. Malik Moore led USC Upstate in scoring with 18 points on 6-for-14 shooting. USC Upstate played a nearly perfect game. They had an absurd offensive rebounding percentage of 41.0 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.580. For those same stats, Allen had marks of 16.7 and 0.445, respectively.
The Bulldogs hope to keep it rolling after dismantling the Bryant Bulldogs in their last contest, 79-54. Georgia was lifted by Yante Maten, who led the team in scoring with 21 points on 7-for-11 shooting. Georgia dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 47.5 and a free throw rate of 0.317. Bryant was 25.9 and 0.182, respectively, for those same stats.
Since last season, a focal point for the Georgia offense has been to get to and convert from the free throw line. The Bulldogs rank 18th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.309), but USC Upstate has been among the best in the nation at keeping opponents away from the charity stripe (ranking 57th by yielding a FTA rate of 0.207).
USC Upstate Spartans at Georgia Bulldogs Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – USC Upstate, ATS Winner – USC Upstate, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Spartans rank fourth in blocks allowed per game (2.0) while the Bulldogs rank 156th (3.5).
- USC Upstate ranks 28th in three pointers attempted per game (25.4) while Georgia ranks 308th (15.9).
- The Bulldogs rank 46th in assists allowed per game (11.4) while the Spartans rank 288th (15.9).
- Georgia averages 37.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 76th in the nation. USC Upstate ranks 240th in rebounds allowed per game (36.9).