Betting on today’s Friars and Bulldogs game? Catch the action at Baha Mar Convention Center in Nassau, Bahamas, as the Bulldogs hosts this showdown at 12:00 ET on CBSS. In this non-conference matchup, the Friars are the betting favorite against the Bulldogs. The over/under for the game is 140.5 points.
PROVIDENCE FRIARS VS GEORGIA BULLDOGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Georgia Bulldogs +5
This game will be played at Baha Mar Convention Center at 12:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 72-70 in favor of the Bulldogs.
- Not only will Georgia pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.
Pressure Builds for Providence as Away Favorites
After three games, Providence remains undefeated with a 3-0 record. In their last five road games, including those from last year, Providence has only won one out of the five. Providence has a 2-1 ATS record heading into today’s game. In their first road game of the season, Providence went 6-8 against the spread last year.
Providence’s games have, on average, featured 138.7 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-3-0. Their average over/under line is currently 146.3 points so far. The Friars have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 70 points per game and an over/under record of 0-5.
The Providence offense is coming off a game where they scored 72 points against Wisconsin. They posted a field goal percentage of 58.5% and connected on 8 threes. Devin Carter led the team in scoring, putting up 21 points. Additionally, Bryce Hopkins contributed 16 points for the Friars.
At present, the Friars’ defense is nationally ranked 54th, allowing 65.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.5 threes per game vs. Georgia. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 25.5%.
Will the Bulldogs Come Through as Home Underdogs?
Georgia will be playing their fifth game of the season, and so far they have a record of 2-2. In their last three home games, including those from last year, Georgia has not won any of them. Georgia has a 1-3 ATS record going into today’s game. So far this season, they are 0-2 ATS on the road and 1-1 ATS at home.
Looking at their over/under performance through four games, Georgia has an over/under record of 2-2-0, with their games averaging 143.8 points per game on average. The Bulldogs’ last five games have finished with a combined 68 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
The Bulldogs’ offense finished with 68 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 70.8 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Jabri Abdur-Rahim, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.2, while Noah Thomasson also maintains a PPG average of 10.8 leading up to the game.
At present, the Bulldogs’ defense is nationally ranked 111st, allowing 73.0 points per game. The Georgia defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 79 points and allowed Miami (FL) to connect on 7 threes.