Georgia Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats 1/21/2020 Predictions, Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Georgia Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats 1/21/2020 – The Kentucky Wildcats are coming off a bounce-back victory against the Arkansas Razorbacks and they hope to ride the momentum to plant another step to a winning streak. They will battle the Georgia Bulldogs next on their schedule on Wednesday, January 21 at the Rupp Arena in Central Bank Center in Lexington, Kentucky. ESPN will air the game live on television at 7 pm Eastern Time while SofaScore will have the live stream available online. The Bulldogs are expected to win this game by Top Online Sportsbook while the Wildcats are going to have a long night.
Georgia Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats 1/21/2020
Georgia Bulldogs are coming off a loss against the Mississippi State Bulldogs by a huge margin, 58-91. Projected to be the second overall pick in the next NBA draft, Anthony Edwards had 19 points, four assists and two rebounds. He was just limited to 5-of-16 shooting and was 1-of-8 from the three-point line. Rayshaun Hammonds and Toumani Camara each had 10 points to help in the scoring but other than them, no Bulldog player reached five points. Going up against the Wildcats, the need Edwards some space to operate and make his game come out. He would rely on the wings to help him but more so are the bench players.
Players to watch: A. Edwards G (17 GP 30.1 MIN 19.1 PTS 4.7 REB 3.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.4 TO 40.7 FG% 72.6 FT% 31.4 3P%), R. Hammonds F (17 GP 26.2 MIN 13.8 PTS 8.2 REB 1.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.9 TO 46.7 FG% 68.8 FT% 35.1 3P%), S. Wheeler G (17 GP 25.5 MIN 7.8 PTS 2.4 REB 4.7 AST 1.1 STL 0 BLK 2.6 TO 50.5 FG% 65.7 FT% 31.6 3P%).
The Wildcats are coming off from a victory against Razorbacks and it was a good bounce-back for them after falling to the South Carolina Gamecocks. In their latest win, Nick Richards led the team in scoring with 17 points, nine rebounds and two blocks. Immanuel Quickley gave the added boost inside with a double-double, 13 points and ten rebounds while Ashton Hagans had 13 points, six rebounds and six assists. Tyrese Maxey played only 26 minutes and had 11 points, six rebounds and two assists. This team has deeper talent than the Bulldogs who just rely on Edwards to carry them. That will be their best asset to win and limit other players’ production surrounding Edwards.
Players to watch: T. Maxey G (17 GP 32.9 MIN 13.7 PTS 4.2 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 2.1 TO 44 FG% 79.7 FT% 29.9 3P%), I. Quickley G (16 GP 30.4 MIN 13.7 PTS 4.2 REB 1.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.4 TO 41.8 FG% 92.5 FT% 40.8 3P%), N. Richards F (17 GP 28.5 MIN 13.4 PTS 7.8 REB 0.4 AST 0.2 STL 2.4 BLK 1.9 TO 68.2 FG% 70.1 FT% 0 3P%).
Georgia Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Georgia’s last 18 games.
Kentucky is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Georgia Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Picks
The Bulldogs are expected to be the huge underdogs in this game according to Online Sports Betting. Anthony Edwards may be the best college player in the country right now but he has been dragging mules while racing against horses.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Wildcats are -775 for this game while Bulldogs are given +575 if they manage to pull an upset.
Spread: A very wide 11.5 points between the Bulldogs and Wildcats across the spread. Kentucky is at -11.5 while Georgia is 11.5.
Total: Both teams are expected to reach 142.5 with the Bulldogs going over and the Wildcats are the team under.
Score Prediction: 81-77, Wildcats win.