Georgia Tech at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/19/2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 5 point favorites.
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Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-4. They currently have a point differential of 4.3 as they are averaging 65.6 points per contest while giving up 61.2 per game. Georgia has an overall mark of 7-2. They are averaging 73.1 points per contest and giving up 68.6, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-3 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
12/18/17 G Tadric Jackson Ankle injured last game, is probable Tuesday vs Georgia
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jose Alvarado averages 12.8 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Ben Lammers averages 13.3 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
William Jackson II averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Yante Maten averages 18.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets allow 61.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 217th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 91st, and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 165th place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in college basketball. Georgia Tech averages 65.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 328th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 257th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 231st in D-1. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 229th and 152nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 165th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 68.6 points per contest, which ranks them 107th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 55th and 99th in those defensive statistics. They rank 93rd with 11.9 assists allowed per contest, and 108th with 33.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 10th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.9 per game this season. Georgia is 222nd in Division 1 with 73.1 points per game this year. They are 205th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 230th in the nation. They are 43rd in college basketball in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game and 167th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Bulldogs are 164th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Yellow Jackets are 45th in the country in defensive rating with 92.1, and their offensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 279th. They are 334th in college basketball in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 283rd. As a unit they are 262nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 311th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 79th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 28th in the country.
Georgia is 146th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 50th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 153rd in the nation in defensive rating with 99, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 170th. They are 289th in D-1 in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 237th. As a unit they are 200th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 285th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia -5
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