Saturday, January 9, 2016
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 12-2 and a road record of 1-2. They are 6-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-5. The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 10-5 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
Malcolm Brogdon comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Anthony Gill averages 15.4 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Virginia. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Marcus Georges-Hunt averages 15.2 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year for the Yellow Jackets. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Adam Smith averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Virginia averages 75.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 11th in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 271st and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 60.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 132nd and 176th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27.3 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 10.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 198th in the Division 1.
Georgia Tech averages 78.1 points per game this year which ranks them 69th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 74th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 64th in the nation. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 34th and 78th respectively. In the turnover department the Yellow Jackets rank 17th with 10.3 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 155th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 185th and 84th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 92nd place in the nation. The Yellow Jackets force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 330th in college basketball.
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 6-6 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-5 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 8-5 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 6-7 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia
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