Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to BankUnited Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Miami as 10.5 point favorites.
The Yellow Jackets come into this game with an overall record of 15-10 and a road record of 2-7. They are 11-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-12. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 16-8 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 7-14 and they are 7-15 against the spread.
Josh Okogie comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Yellow Jackets. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Ben Lammers averages 14.7 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 9.7 rebounds per game for Georgia Tech. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Davon Reed averages 15.5 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hurricanes. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Georgia Tech averages 66.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 295th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 243rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 233rd in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 94th and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 255th with 14.1 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 220th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 147th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in Division 1.
Miami averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 191st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 80th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 93rd in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per contest which ranks them 74th and 255th respectively. In the turnover department the Hurricanes rank 151st with 13 per game. The Hurricanes allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 100th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 59th place in the nation. The Hurricanes force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 244th in college basketball.
The Yellow Jackets average 64.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4.3 per contest. The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 97.3 and they assist on 63.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 23% of their shots. Georgia Tech turns the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.3%. The Yellow Jackets give up 76.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hurricanes score 75.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.7 points per game. The Hurricanes have a rating on offense of 109 and 46.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Miami turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36%. The Hurricanes give up 62.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 11-9 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 8-12 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 7-15 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 7-14 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/14/17 F Quinton Stephens Ankle injured last game, probable Wednesday vs. Miami Florida
02/10/17 F Abdoulaye Gueye Wrist out indefinitely
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
Tony's Pick: Take Miami -10.5
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