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East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Georgia Bulldogs Odds
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bulldogs in Georgia at Stegeman Coliseum on Friday in college basketball action.
The Buccaneers will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 2-2 ATS. East Tennessee State is 0-0 on the totals; Georgia is 0-4.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 146 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Buccaneers, who rate No. 190 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 58-56 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Buccaneers is ranked No. 209 in NCAA hoops at 34.7 per game. Contrast that with Georgia’s No. 294 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgia is the No. 119-ranked team in the country at 6.8 per game, while East Tennessee State rates No. 237 at 5.3 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, East Tennessee State owns the country's No. 170-rated mark, allowing 68.5 points per game on the highway. Georgia, on the other hand, rates No. 292 in scoring at home.
East Tennessee State was a 59-57 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Charleston Southern. The Buccaneers got a terrific 26-point effort from Lester Wilson as East Tennessee State defeated Charleston Southern 59-57 on Tuesday at CSU Field House.
In their last action, Georgia was a 60-56 loser on the road against UCLA. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Georgia got 16 points from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope but lost anyway, 60-56, to UCLA on Tuesday at Barclays Center.
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
A few Buccaneers at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Georgia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
East Tennessee State home to Milligan, Thursday, November 29
Georgia at South Florida, Friday, November 30