Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Petersen Events Center
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Petersen Events Center to play the Pittsburgh Panthers on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
The Yellow Jackets come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 1-2. They are 7-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-7. The Panthers have an overall record of 12-1 and a home record of 10-1. They have an over/under record of 6-4 and they are 5-5 against the spread.
Marcus Georges-Hunt comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Yellow Jackets. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Adam Smith averages 13.6 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Georgia Tech. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Michael Young averages 16.9 points per game while playing 27 minutes per contest this year for the Panthers. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Jamel Artis averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Georgia Tech averages 77.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 83rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 81st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 89th in the country. They average 41 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 75th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 10.4 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 180th and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 83rd place in the country. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 314th in the Division 1.
Pittsburgh averages 85.1 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 20.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 71st in the nation. They average 41.6 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Panthers rank 52nd with 11.4 per game. The Panthers allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 34th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 122nd place in the nation. The Panthers force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 287th in college basketball.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 7-5 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 5-7 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 5-5 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 6-4 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/10/15 G Jonathan Milligan Redshirt out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Georgia Tech
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