College baskeball point spread favors Bulldogs in battle with Tigers
Auburn Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs Odds
Auburn pays a visit to Georgia on Wednesday, hoping to send the Bulldogs to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Stegeman Coliseum.
The Tigers will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 9-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bulldogs are 6-9 ATS. Auburn is 7-4 against the total, while Georgia is 7-8 versus the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bulldogs as 4.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 185 and the Tigers at No. 183 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-61 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 149 in NCAA hoops at 35.8 per game. Contrast that with Georgia’s No. 234 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgia is the No. 228-ranked team in the country at 5.6 per game, while Auburn rates No. 144 at 6.4 per game.
Defensively, Auburn features the nation's No. 173-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.6 points per game. Georgia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 320 nationally in scoring at home.
Auburn was a 63-61 loser in their most recent outing at home against Mississippi. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. Auburn got 18 points from Chris Denson but lost anyway, 63-61, to Mississippi on Saturday at Auburn Arena.
Georgia was a 59-52 winner in its last match on the road against Texas A&M. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 22 points leading the Bulldogs to a 59-52 victory over Texas A&M at Reed Arena on Saturday.
Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing Mississippi are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing South Carolina are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Tigers at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Auburn is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Georgia
Auburn is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Georgia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Auburn
Georgia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia's last 6 games when playing Auburn
Georgia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Auburn at Missouri, Saturday, February 2
Georgia at South Carolina, Saturday, February 2