Saturday, January 23, 2016
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Louisville Cardinals travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Cardinals come into this game with an overall record of 15-3 and a road record of 1-3. They are 8-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-8. The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 11-7 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 7-9 and they are 9-6 against the spread.
Damion Lee comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinals. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Trey Lewis averages 12.2 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Louisville. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Marcus Georges-Hunt averages 15.4 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Yellow Jackets. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Adam Smith averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Louisville averages 80.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 31st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 22.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 143rd in the country. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 160th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 79th with 11.8 per game. The Cardinals allow 58.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 10 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 37th in the Division 1.
Georgia Tech averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 84th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 95th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 71st in the nation. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 91st respectively. In the turnover department the Yellow Jackets rank 13th with 10.1 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 158th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 170th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 87th place in the nation. The Yellow Jackets force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 336th in college basketball.
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 8-6 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 6-8 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 9-6 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 7-9 against the over/under
Louisville Cardinals Injuries
12/20/15 C Mangok Mathiang Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Louisville
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