Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Tigers versus the Bulldogs? Tip off is at at 6:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on SECN. The game will be played at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA. The odds for this Southeastern conference game currently have Georgia as the -4 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 155.5 points.

LSU TIGERS VS GEORGIA BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Bulldogs -4

This game will be played at Stegeman Coliseum at 6:30 ET on Wednesday, January 24th.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Not only will Georgia pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will LSU Find a Way to Win on the Road?

LSU comes into this game as the underdog, as they have a record of 2-5 when in this position. They are 11-7 overall and 3-2 in Southeastern Conference play.

On the road, the Tigers are 2-3 this season, and their average scoring margin is -5.6 points per game. In their last 10 games away from home, they have gone just 3-7.

LSU’s ATS record this season is 7-11, including a 2-5 mark as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tigers have gone just 2-8 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for LSU games is 9-9, and today’s line of 155.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (145.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 160 points, and in their last five games, the average is 149 points.

In their recent matchup, the LSU offense ended with 69 points against Texas A&M. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 41.7% and made 11 threes. The team’s top scorer is Jordan Wright, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15.8, while Will Baker also carries a PPG average of 11.4 into the game.

At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 115th, allowing 70.3 points per game. The LSU defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 73 points and allowed Texas A&M to connect on 11 threes.

Can the Bulldogs Deliver Being Favored at Home?

Georgia will be looking to bounce back from a 105-96 loss to Kentucky, which dropped their overall record to 13-5. They are 10-2 at home this season, compared to 3-3 on the road.

As the favorite, the Bulldogs are a perfect 10-0 this season. For the year, they have a scoring differential of +8.5 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Georgia has an ATS record of 6-3-1 and at home this year, they are 7-4-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bulldogs have gone 6-3-1 ATS.

Georgia’s over/under record for the season sits at 9-9 and the average scoring total in their games is 148.6. Today’s over/under line of 155.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (148.3) and 13 of their games have finished with less points than today’s OU line.

Georgia’s offense had a good outing, putting up 96 points against Kentucky. They achieved a 50% field goal percentage and went 27/35 from the free-throw line. Jabri Abdur-Rahim is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.9. Meanwhile, Noah Thomasson also brings a PPG average of 12.1 into the game.

In terms of defense, Georgia is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.9 points per game. The Georgia defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 105 points and allowed Kentucky to connect on 14 threes.