Auburn Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs NCAAB Betting Prediction

Auburn Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction 2/24/2024

The Auburn Tigers (20-6) travel to face off against the Georgia Bulldogs (15-11) on Saturday, February 24th. This game will be played at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens and televised on SECN. Georgia is coming off a win in their previous game, while Auburn is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Kentucky. Tip-off is set for 6:00 ET.

Auburn Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs

The Auburn Tigers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After falling to Kentucky 70-59 in their last game, Auburn is now 20-6 on the season and 9-4 in Southeastern Conference play. So far, the Tigers have been favored in 25 of their 26 games, going 20-5 in those contests.

On the road, Auburn has gone 7-5 this season, and their average scoring margin is +9.8 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, the Tigers have gone 6-4.

As the favorite this season, Auburn has gone 16-9 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers are 7-3 ATS. On the road, Auburn has an ATS mark of 7-5 this year and they are 6-4 ATS in their last 10 road games.

This season, Auburn’s over/under record is 10-16 and today’s over/under line of 149 is similar to the average over/under line in their games this year (150.7). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points compared to their season average of 149.2 points per game.

The Georgia Bulldogs Are Coming Off A Win

Georgia has been much better at home this season, as evidenced by their +4.9 average scoring margin compared to their -2.5 average scoring margin on the road. They are 11-5 at home this season, but they have lost three straight games at home. Overall, they are 15-11 this season, including a 5-8 record in Southeastern Conference play.

As the underdog, Georgia has gone just 3-10 this season, compared to a 12-1 record as the favorite. They are coming off a 76-64 win over Vanderbilt, and they are 6-4 in their last 10 games at home.

As the underdog this season, Georgia has gone 7-6 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS record is 7-8-1 this year and 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. Overall, the Bulldogs are 14-11-1 vs. the spread this season.

Today’s over/under line of 149 is right in line with the average over/under line in Georgia’s games this season (149.5). For the year, their over/under record is 12-14. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 153 points and their OU record in those games is 2-1.

Auburn Offense Breakdown

The Auburn offense is coming off a game where they scored 59 points against Kentucky. They posted a field goal percentage of 30.9% and connected on 4 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Johni Broome, who is averaging 16.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jaylin Williams also maintains a PPG average of 13 heading into game.

Johni Broome (F) 16.1 8.5 1.9
Jaylin Williams (F) 13.0 4.7 1.9
Chad Baker (G) 9.6 3.7 2.2

Georgia Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Georgia offense tallied 76 points in a matchup against Vanderbilt. Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.8%, and they made 10 threes. The top scorer for the Bulldogs was Noah Thomasson with 17 points, while Jabri Abdur-Rahim also chipped in with 13 points.

Noah Thomasson (G) 12.7 2.8 1.5
Jabri Abdur-Rahim (G) 12.7 3.7 0.3
RJ Melendez (G) 10.2 4.4 0.9

Auburn Team Defense

So far, the Tigers’ defense is ranked 56th in the country at 67.0 points per contest. Auburn will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Kentucky to just 30% shooting in their most recent game.

Georgia Team Defense

The Bulldogs’ defense is presently ranked 230th nationally, allowing an average of 74.0 points per contest. The Georgia defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 64 points and allowed Vanderbilt to connect on 11 threes.

Tigers vs Bulldogs Trends

  • Across the Tigers last three road games, the team averaged 71 points per game while allowing 74. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Georgia has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 71 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the underdog, the Bulldogs have a straight up record of 0-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-2.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Tigers have a straight up record of 7-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 7-3.

Tigers vs Bulldogs Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +8, we recommend going with the Bulldogs on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 149 and our model has the Tigers and Bulldogs finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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