South Carolina at Georgia: 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Georgia Bulldogs (14-9) vs South Carolina Gamecocks (5-12)
Game Info: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
Betting Odds: Georgia Bulldogs -5 -- Over/Under: 159.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The South Carolina Gamecocks and Georgia Bulldogs face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at the Stegeman Coliseum.
The South Carolina Gamecocks have really struggled this season and coming into this game they sit with a 5-12 record overall. Coming into this game, South Carolina has lost six games in a row including the last game against Mississippi State, a game they only scored 48 points in. South Carolina on the season is averaging 72.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 77.8 points per game. AJ Lawson has been the star for South Carolina averaging 17.8 points while shooting 41.3 percent from the field and 36.7 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Georgia Bulldogs who sit with a 14-9 record overall and they have won two of their last three games. In the last game against LSU the offense was impressive putting up 91 points and that led to a 13 point victory. Georgia is shooting 77.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 77.8 points per game. Georgia on the season is shooting 46 percent from the field and 31.2 percent from behind the three point line. Sahvir Wheeler has been the best player for Georgia averaging 14.1 points while shooting 40,7 percent from the field but only 25 percent from behind the three point line.
The over is 12-4-1 in South Carolina’s last 17 road games. The over is 22-8 in South Carolina’s last 30 games played on Saturday. The underdog is 9-3 against the spread in the last 12 meetings played between South Carolina and Georgia. The road team is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings played between the two teams.
South Carolina has really struggled this season and Georgia is going to run up the score in this game. Look for Georgia to have no issues running up the score and that will lead to the Bulldogs coming away with a cover of the spread.