Saturday, February 20, 2016
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Fighting Irish come into this game with an overall record of 18-7 and a road record of 4-3. They are 11-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-10. The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 14-12 and a home record of 10-5. They have an over/under record of 10-14 and they are 13-10 against the spread.
Demetrius Jackson comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Fighting Irish. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Zach Auguste averages 14 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 10.1 rebounds per game for Notre Dame. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Marcus Georges-Hunt averages 16.5 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year for the Yellow Jackets. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Adam Smith averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Notre Dame averages 78.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 44th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 41st in the country. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 163rd and 116th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 9 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 134th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 163rd and 340th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 173rd place in the country. They force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 338th in the Division 1.
Georgia Tech averages 74.9 points per game this year which ranks them 126th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 121st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 163rd in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 33rd and 110th respectively. In the turnover department the Yellow Jackets rank 20th with 10.5 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 195th and 35th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 91st place in the nation. The Yellow Jackets force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in college basketball.
The Fighting Irish average 75.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5 per contest. The Fighting Irish have an offensive rating of 120 and they assist on 49.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Notre Dame turns the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.1%. The Fighting Irish give up 75.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Yellow Jackets score 77.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.9 points per game. The Yellow Jackets have a rating on offense of 109.8 and 51.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Georgia Tech turns it over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37.1%. The Yellow Jackets give up 69.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 11-11 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 13-10 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 13-10 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 10-14 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
02/13/16 F Austin Burgett Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Notre Dame
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