Georgia Bulldogs vs Auburn Tigers NCAAB Betting Prediction

Georgia Bulldogs vs Auburn Tigers Prediction 3/9/2024

The Georgia Bulldogs (16-14) travel to face off against the Auburn Tigers (23-7) on Saturday, March 9th. This game will be played at Neville Arena in Auburn and televised on SECN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 6:30 ET.

Georgia Bulldogs vs Auburn Tigers

The Georgia Bulldogs Are Coming Off A Win

Georgia will be on the road for today’s game against Auburn. The Bulldogs enter this game as 16.5-point underdogs, and they have gone 3-13 this season when they are the underdog.

So far this season, Georgia has gone 16-14, including a 4-7 mark on the road. They are coming off a 69-66 win over Ole Miss, and over their last 10 road games, they have gone 4-6.

Georgia has been a solid team against the spread this season, going 16-13-1. They have been even better on the road, going 8-3 ATS. Over their last 10 road games, the Bulldogs have gone 8-2 vs. the spread.

Georgia’s over/under record for the season sits at 13-17, and the average point total in their games is 149. Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this season (149.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 130 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 3-7.

The Auburn Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

The Auburn Tigers have been dominant at home this season, going 14-1 and outscoring opponents by an average of 19.4 points per game. They have won two straight games and come in with an overall record of 23-7, including a 12-5 mark in Southeastern Conference play.

As the favorite, Auburn is 23-5 this season, and they have been the favorite in 28 of their 30 games. Their average scoring margin at home is +19.4, and they are 9-1 in their last 10 games at home.

As the favorite this season, Auburn has an ATS record of 19-9. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have an ATS mark of 7-3. At home, Auburn has an ATS record of 10-5 this year.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is similar to the average over/under line in Auburn’s games this year (150.6). So far, their over/under record is 13-17. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 163 points, which is higher than today’s line of 151.5. In their last 10 games, their over/under record is 6-4.

Georgia Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Georgia offense put up 69 points against Ole Miss. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 43.9% and made 4 threes. Offensively, the Bulldogs hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 304th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 256th in terms of percentage and 133rd in three-pointers made.

Noah Thomasson (G) 12.8 2.8 1.6
Jabri Abdur-Rahim (G) 12.2 3.5 0.3
RJ Melendez (G) 9.5 4.3 0.9

Auburn Offense Breakdown

Auburn finished with 101 points in their game against Missouri. This total surpasses their season-average of 83.2 points per game. The Auburn offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 23.2 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 34% of their looks from outside this season.

Johni Broome (F) 16.4 8.5 2.0
Jaylin Williams (F) 12.9 4.5 1.9
Chad Baker (G) 10.4 3.8 2.3

Georgia Team Defense

The Bulldogs’ defense is presently ranked 236th nationally, allowing an average of 74.2 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.8 threes per game vs. Auburn. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.5%.

Auburn Team Defense

At this time, the Tigers’ defense is positioned 76th in the country, permitting 68.2 points per game. So far, the Auburn defense is giving up an average of 10.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.2 times per game (434th).

Bulldogs vs Tigers Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Georgia has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 72 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Auburn has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 87 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that Georgia was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 1-9 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Auburn has an ATS mark of 7-3 while going 7-3 straight up.

Bulldogs vs Tigers Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Tigers vs. Bulldogs matchup, our bet is to grab the Bulldogs at +16.5. Even though our projections have the Tigers winning 75-70, we see the Bulldogs as the play on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 151.5 and our model has the Bulldogs and Tigers finishing with a combined 145 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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