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Georgia Bulldogs vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Bud Walton Arena Thursday as host Arkansas looks to handle the Georgia Bulldogs in NCAA hoops action.
The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 11-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Razorbacks are 9-7-1 ATS. Georgia is 10-11 on the totals; Arkansas is 6-9.
The Bulldogs were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Razorbacks, most recently No. 141 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 133 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-65 victory for the Razorbacks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arkansas's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 76 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 56 at 61.3 PPG. The Razorbacks field goal percentage has averaged 44.8% so far, more than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 42% per game.
Defensively, Georgia features the nation's No. 94-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.2 points per game. Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 nationally in scoring at home.
Georgia lost its last outing, an 84-74 result against Mississippi on February 16. They covered in that game as a 11-point underdog. The Bulldogs got 19 points from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, but it was Mississippi that prevailed in an 84-74 final on Saturday at Tad Smith Coliseum.
In their last action, Arkansas was a 73-71 winner at home against Missouri. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. The Razorbacks grabbed a 73-71 win over the Tigers on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Marshawn Powell at Bud Walton Arena.
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing South Carolina are 3-7
After playing Mississippi are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After playing Missouri are 6-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Bulldogs at Razorbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia's last 5 games on the road
Georgia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arkansas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arkansas
Georgia is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Arkansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arkansas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arkansas's last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arkansas's last 7 games
Georgia home to South Carolina, Saturday, February 23
Arkansas at Florida, Saturday, February 23