Texas at Georgia 1/26/19 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 08/21/2019 at 11:26 AM ET

Big 12 meets SEC on Saturday when the Texas Longhorns visit Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia to play the Georgia Bulldogs. The Longhorns fell to 11-8 on the season following a 65-61 loss to the TCU Horned Frogs on Wednesday. Texas was led in the loss by Kerwin Roach II with 15 points, while Jaxson Hayes blocked five shots for the second consecutive game.

Georgia dropped to 9-9 on the season following its 92-82 loss to LSU on Wednesday. The Bulldogs were led by Rayshaun Hammonds with 18 points, while Nicolas Claxton scored 15 and Derek Ogbeide chipped in with 14. Georgia shot well in the loss hitting 54% from the field. Kerwin Roach II leads the Longhorns in scoring, is third in rebounding and first in assists with averages of 14.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. Dylan Osetkowski leads the Longhorns in rebounds with an average of 8.3 per game. Texas is shooting 43.0% from the field and 32.5% from 3-point territory.

Rayshaun Hammonds leads the Bulldogs in scoring with an average of 13.2 points per game. Nicolas Claxton leads Georgia in rebounds with an average of 9.6 per game and is the team leader in assists with an average of 2.1 per game. Georgia is shooting 46.7% from the field and 32.4% from 3-point territory.

Texas has failed to cover 5 of its last 6 overall. On the other hand, Georgia may be just 9-9 straight up but has covered the number in 6 of its last 8 at home, 9 of its last 10 after giving up 90 or more points the previous game and each of its last 6 non-SEC encounters. Final Score Prediction, Georgia Bulldogs win and cover ATS 69-66.

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