LSU vs. Georgia SEC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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LSU vs. Georgia SEC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 14 seed LSU Tigers (13-18, 2-16 SEC) are favored by 3 points when they play the No. 11 seed Georgia Bulldogs (16-15, 6-12 SEC) in the SEC Tournament. The teams will look to take another step toward an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket on Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena beginning at 9:30 PM and airing on SEC Network. The matchup has an over/under of 142.5 points.

LSU vs. Georgia Odds

  • LSU odds to win: -148
  • Georgia odds to win: +124
  • Spread: LSU (-3)
  • Total: 142.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
  • Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • TV: SEC Network
  • Where: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Venue: Bridgestone Arena

Who Will Win LSU vs. Georgia?

LSU and Georgia Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

LSU has a 3-8 record against the spread this season when favored by 3 points or more.

Georgia is 6-9 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.

The Tigers and the Bulldogs combine to average 6.4 fewer points per game than the total of 142.5 set for this game.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 142.1 points per game, 0.4 fewer than the point total for this matchup.

The average point total for LSU’s games this year is 4.4 fewer points than the over/under of 142.5 in this matchup.

The average point total for the Bulldogs this season is 2.4 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

The Tigers’ ATS record is 9-21-1 this season.

The Bulldogs’ ATS record is 11-20-0 this year.

LSU Stats & Insights

LSU is being outscored by 3.1 points per game with a -99 scoring differential overall. It puts up 67.5 points per game (287th in college basketball) and allows 70.6 per outing (194th in college basketball).

LSU records 31.1 rebounds per game (228th in college basketball) compared to the 31.3 of its opponents.

The Tigers hit 7.4 three-pointers per game (182nd in college basketball) at a 33.3% rate (231st in college basketball), compared to the 8.2 their opponents make while shooting 34.5% from beyond the arc.

LSU ranks 278th in college basketball with 89.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 260th in college basketball defensively with 94.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Tigers are posting 69.3 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 62.4 points per contest.

Georgia Stats & Insights

Georgia has a -91 scoring differential, falling short by 2.9 points per game. It is putting up 68.6 points per game, 262nd in college basketball, and is giving up 71.5 per outing to rank 224th in college basketball.

Georgia ranks 171st in college basketball at 31.9 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 32.5 its opponents average.

Georgia makes 6.7 three-pointers per game (258th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.1. It shoots 31.7% from deep, and its opponents shoot 32.2%.

Georgia averages 88.8 points per 100 possessions on offense (293rd in college basketball), and gives up 92.6 points per 100 possessions (217th in college basketball).

The Bulldogs are scoring more points at home (70.8 per game) than away (64.2).

LSU Key Players to Watch

K.J. Williams leads the Tigers in scoring and rebounding, accumulating 17.4 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

LSU’s best passer is Justice Hill, who averages 2.9 assists per game to go with his 5.9 PPG scoring average.

Adam Miller leads the Tigers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.

The LSU leader in both steals and blocks is Williams, who averages 1.2 takeaways and 0.8 rejections per game.

Georgia Key Players to Watch

Terry Roberts scores 13.3 points and tacks on four assists per game, putting him at the top of the Bulldogs’ leaderboards for those statistics.

Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe is at the top of the Georgia rebounding leaderboard with five rebounds per game. He also racks up 5.5 points and tacks on 0.8 assists per game.

Jabri Abdur-Rahim is reliable from deep and leads the Bulldogs with 1.4 made threes per game.

Georgia’s leader in steals is Roberts with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is Frank Anselem with 0.7 per game.

LSU vs. Georgia Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Georgia (+3)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (142.5)

  • Prediction:
    LSU 70, Georgia 69
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Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.