Sunday, February 26, 2017
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head to Edmund P. Joyce Center to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 12.5 point favorites.
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The Yellow Jackets come into this game with an overall record of 16-12 and a road record of 2-8. They are 13-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-13. The Fighting Irish have an overall record of 21-7 and a home record of 14-2. They have an over/under record of 13-8 and they are 13-7 against the spread.
Josh Okogie comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Yellow Jackets. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Ben Lammers averages 14.7 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Georgia Tech. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
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Bonzie Colson averages 16.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Irish. He grabs 10.5 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. V.J. Beachem averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Georgia Tech averages 66.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 294th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 229th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 220th in the country. They average 36 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 147th and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 253rd with 14 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 67.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 67th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 126th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in Division 1.
Notre Dame averages 79.5 points per game this year which ranks them 40th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 59th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 18th in the nation. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest which ranks them 235th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Irish rank 5th with 9.9 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 88th and 92nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 175th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 179th place in the nation. The Fighting Irish force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 226th in college basketball.
The Yellow Jackets average 63.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -11.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.7 per contest. The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 97.4 and they assist on 63.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Georgia Tech turns the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.3%. The Yellow Jackets give up 75.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Fighting Irish score 82.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 83 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 9.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.4 points per game. The Fighting Irish have a rating on offense of 115.9 and 59.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Notre Dame turns it over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.1%. The Fighting Irish give up 65.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 13-10 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 9-13 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 13-7 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 13-8 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/10/17 F Abdoulaye Gueye Wrist out indefinitely
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia Tech +12.5
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