Mississippi State Bulldogs visit Georgia Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Georgia Bulldogs Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Mississippi State Bulldogs travelling to Georgia Saturday to take on the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs sit at 6-8 (4-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bulldogs are currently 6-7 (4-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Georgia is 5-5 OU, and Mississippi State is 2-6 OU.
The Bulldogs were listed as 10-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 134 and the Bulldogs at No. 198 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 61-60 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 117 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.8 per game. That compares with Georgia’s No. 232 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Georgia is college basketball's No. 256-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 335 with 3.8 per game.
Defensively, Mississippi State features the nation's No. 180-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.4 points per game. Georgia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 306 nationally in scoring at home.
Mississippi State won its last outing, a 56-54 result against South Carolina on January 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite. Craig Sword scored 18 points leading the Bulldogs to a 56-54 victory over South Carolina at Humphrey Coliseum on Wednesday.
Last time out for Georgia, they were a 77-44 loser as they battled Florida on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 19.5-point underdog. Georgia was run off the court by the Gators on Wednesday as Florida routed them 77-44 at Stephen O'Connell Center.
Mississippi State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Alabama are 7-3
After playing South Carolina are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Missouri are 2-1
After playing Florida are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few Bulldogs at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Mississippi State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Georgia
Mississippi State is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Mississippi State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia's last 5 games when playing Mississippi State
Georgia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Georgia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Georgia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Mississippi State
Mississippi State home to Alabama, Wednesday, January 16
Georgia at Missouri, Wednesday, January 16