March Madness gambling handicappers see the Georgia Bulldogs as a mixed bag and inconsistent Southeastern Conference at large commodity with the March Madness odds.
The Georgia Bulldogs will take on the Washington Huskies on Friday night with a starting time of 9:50 PM ET. Sports Gambling opened with Washington as a 5.5 point favorite. The game can be seen on CBS. This game is from the East regional and will be played at Charlotte, NC. Georgia is the 10 seed and Washington is the 7 seed.
Washington has a NCAA March Madness bet record of 23-10 straight up and 15-15-1 against the spread but they are playing their best basketball of the season and at the right time of year to do so. The Huskies are coming off a thrilling 77-75 overtime win over Pac 10 regular season champion Arizona in the Pac 10 Tournament title game.
It is worth noting that despite their recent straight up success Washington has not shown good board value as they have paid out in just 1 of their last 6 games against the spread heading into the Big Dance. Washington was 5-4-1against the spread on the road and went under the total in 6 out of 10 games.
The Huskies were one of the top offensive teams in the nation as they ranked 3rd with 83.5 points per game. Isaiah Thomas led the team with 16.8 points and 6 assists per game.
Georgia has a bet on March Madness record of 21-11 straight up and 13-15 against the spread. The Bulldogs have been a solid road value with 7 payouts in 10 away games as they split with an even 5-5 on totals away from home. Georgia is a mediocre offensive team and plays decent defense as they allowed 64.3 points per game this year.
Trey Thompkins leads Georgia with 16.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. The Bulldogs are coming off a loss in the Southeastern Conference Tournament to Alabama 65-59 in overtime.
Washington was a +4000 selection at Sports-Gambling to win the national championship while Georgia was a +30000 March Madness gambling long shot to win the Big Dance.