Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The VCU Rams travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
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The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 5-3 and a road record of 1-0. They are 4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 6-2 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 4-4 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Melvin Johnson comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Korey Billbury averages 11 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for VCU. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Marcus Georges-Hunt averages 14.6 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year for the Yellow Jackets. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Charles Mitchell averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 13 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
VCU averages 74 points per contest this season which ranks them 133rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 190th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 48th in the country. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 127th and 133rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 113th with 12.2 per game. The Rams allow 65 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 178th and 201st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 172nd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 143rd place in the country. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the Division 1.
Georgia Tech averages 81 points per game this year which ranks them 46th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 64th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 173rd in the nation. They average 43.5 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 69th respectively. In the turnover department the Yellow Jackets rank 44th with 11 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 70.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 152nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 187th and 142nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 71st place in the nation. The Yellow Jackets force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 287th in college basketball.
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 4-1 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 2-3 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 5-3 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 4-4 against the over/under
VCU Rams Injuries
12/14/15 G Jonathan Williams Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Georgia Tech
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take VCU
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