Georgia at Missouri: 3/11/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Missouri Tigers (15-8) vs Georgia Bulldogs (14-11)
Game Info: Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
Betting Odds: Missouri Tigers -5.5 -- Over/Under: 153.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Georgia Bulldogs and Missouri Tigers face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at Bridgestone Arena.
These two teams faced off once this year and it was Georgia that was able to come away with an 80-70 victory.
The Georgia Bulldogs come into this game with a 14-11 record overall but they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Alabama the offense managed 79 points while their defense is giving up 89 points. Georgia is averaging 77.5 points per game while their defense is giving up 78.8 points per game. Georgia is shooting 45.6 percent from the field and 31.7 percent from behind the three point line. Sahvir Wheeler has been the best player for Georgia averaging 14 points while shooting 39.7 percent from the field and 22.8 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Missouri Tigers who sit with a 15-8 record overall but they have lost two of their last three games. In the last game against LSU, the defense gave up 86 points and that led to the six point loss. Missouri is averaging 74.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 72.1 points per game. Missouri is shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 31.9 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Dru Smith has been the best player for Missouri averaging 14.1 points while shooting 44.7 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from behind the three point line.
The over is 9-2-2 in Missouri’s last 13 games overall. The over is 8-2-2 in Missouri’s last 12 games against the SEC. The under is 8-3-1 in Missouri’s last 12 meetings against Georgia.
Georgia wants to push the pace and there is going to be no shortage of scoring by either team in this game. Look for this game to go well over the total. Back the over.