LSU vs Georgia Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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The No. 11 seed Georgia Bulldogs (16-15, 6-12 SEC) square off in the SEC Tournament against the No. 14 seed LSU Tigers (13-18, 2-16 SEC) on Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena, starting at 9:30 PM.

Wednesday’s matchup between the Tigers and the Bulldogs features the Tigers as 3-point favorites. A 142.5-point total has been set for the game.

LSU vs. Georgia Odds

Point Spread for LSU vs. Georgia

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with oddsmakers listing LSU as the favorite.

LSU vs. Georgia Moneyline

As for the moneyline, LSU has -148 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia is listed at +124 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 142.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SEC Network
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Arena: Bridgestone Arena

LSU vs. Georgia Betting Trends

LSU is 9-21-1 against the spread this season. The Tigers have won in 10, or 90.9%, of the 11 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. LSU’s games this year have hit the over on 14 of 31 set point totals.

Against the spread, Georgia is 11-20-0 this season. The Bulldogs have put together a 5-13 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 27.8% of those games). Georgia’s games this year have gone over the total in 16 of 31 opportunities (51.6%).

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LSU vs. Georgia Key Players to Watch


K.J. Williams paces the Tigers with 17.4 points per contest and 7.6 rebounds, while also averaging 0.8 assists. Derek Fountain is putting up 8 points, 0.8 assists and 5.5 rebounds per contest. Adam Miller averages 11.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. Defensively, he posts 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Cam Hayes puts up 8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Defensively, he puts up 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.


The Bulldogs receive 8.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game from Justin Hill. Kario Oquendo is averaging 12.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.6 assists per contest, making 39.3% of his shots from the field and 26.8% from 3-point range, with 1.2 triples per contest. Braelen Bridges is putting up 8.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game, making 56.4% of his shots from the field.

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What you need to know about the LSU Tigers

LSU is 5-12-1 ATS in conference play this season. So far this season, the Tigers are putting up 67.5 points per game (287th-ranked in college basketball) and surrendering 70.6 points per contest (194th-ranked). LSU is 229th in college basketball with 31.1 rebounds per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 195th with 31.3 rebounds allowed per game.

LSU ranks 182nd in the country with 7.4 threes per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 231st with a 33.3% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Tigers are 292nd in the country with 8.2 three-pointers allowed per game so far this season. Meanwhile, they rank 228th with a 34.5% shooting percentage allowed from downtown.

The Tigers are 3-6-1 against the spread and 1-9 overall in their past 10 contests. In its past 10 games, LSU has gone over the total six times. In its last 10 games, LSU has been racking up 69.3 points per game, an average that’s a little higher than the 67.5 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. LSU’s defense has been more porous as of late, as the team has allowed 77 points per game during its past 10 compared to the 70.6 points per game its opponents are averaging this season.

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What you need to know about the Georgia Bulldogs

A total of 10 Georgia conference games this year have hit the over. The Bulldogs are 262nd in college basketball in points scored (68.6 per game) and 224th in points conceded (71.5). Georgia is 171st in the country in rebounds per game (31.9) and 276th in rebounds allowed (32.5).

At 6.7 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 31.7% from beyond the arc, Georgia is 258th and 313th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories. Giving up 7.1 3-pointers per game and conceding 32.2% from beyond the arc, the Bulldogs are 162nd and 84th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories.

The Bulldogs have covered the spread once, and are 2-8 overall, in their past 10 contests. Five of Georgia’s past 10 outings have hit the over. Georgia has performed worse offensively in its previous 10 games, tallying 65.3 points per contest, 3.3 fewer points its than season average of 68.6. While the Bulldogs are allowing 71.5 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse over their previous 10 games, allowing 81.3 points per contest.

LSU vs. Georgia Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is LSU, and we predict that Georgia will cover the spread (LSU -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 142.5 points.

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How to bet LSU vs. Georgia

You can bet on LSU vs. Georgia at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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