The first round of the SEC Tournament concludes Wednesday night when the LSU Tigers (13-18, 2-16 in SEC) battle the Georgia Bulldogs (16-15, 6-12). Neither of these teams will go dancing without winning five games in five days. Below is my college basketball betting pick for LSU vs Georgia.
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LSU vs Georgia Betting Pick
|ℹ️ The Pick:||Georgia +1.5|
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This game will be played at Bridgestone Arena at 9:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.
✅ The Tigers are 3-14 ATS in their last 17 games played.
✅ LSU is 1-16 in their last 17 conference games.
Team Stats Per Game
Advanced Game Stats
|80.67||Avg Opp Score||74.33|
|75.33||Avg Opp Score||75|
|80.2||Avg Opp Score||85.6|
|75.4||Avg Opp Score||74.2|
|77||Avg Opp Score||81.3|
|75.6||Avg Opp Score||72|
Head to Head
Teams Last 10
Last time out, LSU took a trip to Florida and were beaten 79-67. The Tigers will be disappointed with this result as they were in control for the first 30 minutes of this game but faded in the end. Florida took the lead with 6:12 left in the game and went on a big run to get the double-digit win. LSU trailed by as many as 14 points, led by 12, and could not cover the +7.5-point spread.
Derek Fountain had 13 points, 12 rebounds, and one block on the night. KJ Williams added 19 points, nine rebounds, one assist, and one steal in the defeat.
Through 31 games, LSU is scoring 67.5 points per game, shooting 41.4% from the field, and assisting on 12.3 made shots. The Tigers are allowing 70.6 points, grabbing 34.6 rebounds, blocking 2.7 shots, and stealing the ball 6.9 times.
Georgia visited the South Carolina Gamecocks and left with a 61-55 defeat. This was an ugly game between two bad teams, but it was back and forth throughout. The game was tied with under one minute to go, but the Bulldogs went scoreless to end the game and suffered the loss. Georgia led by as many as eight points, trailed by seven, and lost this pick ‘em.
Terry Roberts had 14 points, five rebounds, and one assist in the game. Braelen Bridges added 12 points and four rebounds in the loss.
After 31 games, Georgia is scoring 68.6 points per game, shooting 41.1% from the field, and assisting on 11.2 made shots. The Bulldogs are allowing 71.5 points, grabbing 35.8 rebounds, blocking 2.6 shots, and stealing the ball 6.4 times.