Tuesday, March 1, 2016
KFC Yum! Center
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to KFC Yum! Center to play the Louisville Cardinals on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Yellow Jackets come into this game with an overall record of 17-12 and a road record of 4-6. They are 14-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-15. The Cardinals have an overall record of 22-7 and a home record of 17-1. They have an over/under record of 10-15 and they are 12-12 against the spread.
Marcus Georges-Hunt comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Yellow Jackets. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Adam Smith averages 14.4 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for Georgia Tech. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Damion Lee averages 16.3 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinals. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Trey Lewis averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Georgia Tech averages 74.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 128th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 110th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 141st in the country. They average 39 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 46th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 10.7 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 162nd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 208th and 80th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 129th place in the country. They force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 338th in the Division 1.
Louisville averages 76.6 points per game this year which ranks them 80th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 101st in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 56th and 133rd respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinals rank 78th with 11.6 per game. The Cardinals allow 61.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 62nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the nation. The Cardinals force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 54th in college basketball.
The Yellow Jackets average 71.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.7 per contest. The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 110.1 and they assist on 51.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Georgia Tech turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37%. The Yellow Jackets give up 74.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cardinals score 79.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 24.1 points per game. The Cardinals have a rating on offense of 114.7 and 48.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Louisville turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 39%. The Cardinals give up 55.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 14-12 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 12-15 against the over/under
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 12-12 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 10-15 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Louisville Cardinals Injuries
12/20/15 C Mangok Mathiang Foot out for season
02/29/16 F Raymond Spalding Groin "?" Tuesday vs. Georgia Tech
02/15/16 F Anas Mahmoud Ankle out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia Tech
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