Florida A&M at Georgia Tech College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/17/2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017
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The Florida A&M Rattlers head to McCamish Pavilion to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Tech as 24.5 point favorites.
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Florida A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-12. They currently have a point differential of -17.8 as they are averaging 61.5 points per contest while giving up 79.4 per game. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 4-4. They are averaging 63.9 points per game and surrendering 62.1, good for a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Florida A&M Rattlers Betting Trends
The Florida A&M Rattlers are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Florida A&M Rattlers are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-3 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 1-4 against the over/under this year
Key Florida A&M Rattlers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
11/06/17 G Josh Okogie Finger is out indefinitely
Desmond Williams averages 15.2 points per contest in 34.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Marcus Barham averages 16.9 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Ben Lammers averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Jose Alvarado scores 13.9 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rattlers allow 79.4 points per contest which is 304th in Division 1. They also surrender a 50% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 338th and 276th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 287th, and they allow 15.5 assists per game which puts them in 289th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 135th in the nation. Florida A&M averages 61.5 points per contest this year, which is 343rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -17.8 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 335th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 259th in college basketball. They average 32.9 boards per contest and 10.7 assists per game, which ranks them 302nd and 335th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 16th with 16.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets give up 62.1 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the country. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 43rd and 227th in those defensive statistics. They rank 161st with 12.9 dimes allowed per game and 85th with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Yellow Jackets are 140th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year. Georgia Tech is 337th in Division 1 with 63.9 points per contest this season. They are 280th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 250th in D-1. They are 278th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.8 boards per contest and 166th in assists per game with 14.4. The Yellow Jackets are 165th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Rattlers are 335th in the country in defensive rating with 114, and their offensive rating of 88.4 is ranked 343rd. They are 244th in college basketball in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 340th. As a unit they are 344th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 306th in D-1. Florida A&M is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 331st in the country.
Georgia Tech is 67th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 53rd in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are 294th in the country in offensive rating with 97.3, and their defensive rating of 94.7 is ranked 90th. In terms of pace they are 341st in Division 1 with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 300th. As a team they are 272nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 297th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Florida A&M +24.5 and over 148 total points
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