Georgia Tech at UCLA College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Baoshan Sports Center
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Baoshan Sports Center to play the UCLA Bruins on Friday, November 10, 2017.
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Georgia Tech heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 17-14. They had a point differential of 0.2 as they averaged 67.0 points per contest while giving up 66.8 per game. UCLA had an overall record of 28-3 last season. They averaged 90.4 points per game and surrendered 75.3, good for a point differential of 15.0.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were 16-11 against the spread last season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were 10-15 against the over/under last year
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins were 16-17 against the spread last season
The UCLA Bruins were 14-15 against the over/under last year
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
11/06/17 G Josh Okogie Finger is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Tadric Jackson Suspension is out indefinitely
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/08/17 F Cody Riley Legal problems is out indefinitely
11/08/17 F Jalen Hill Legal problems is out indefinitely
11/08/17 G LiAngelo Ball Legal problems is out indefinitely
Ben Lammers averaged 14.2 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 2.1 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 52% for the year while his free throw percentage was 74%. Josh Okogie averaged 16.1 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 5.4 rebounds per game and dished out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 62% while his free throw percentage was at 75%.
Bryce Alford averaged 15.5 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averaged 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage was 82%. TJ Leaf averaged 16.3 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 8.2 rebounds per game and had 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 62% and his free throw percentage finished at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets allowed 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 52nd in the nation. They also allowed a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 16th and 103rd in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 35.9 rebounds a game which ranked 215th, and they gave up 12.9 assists per contest which put them in 144th place in the country. They forced 12.9 turnovers per game which ranked them 149th in college basketball. Georgia Tech averaged 67.0 points per contest last season, which ranked them 308th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin was 0.2 and their shooting percentage was 44% as a team, which had them ranked 224th. Behind the arc they shot 33% which was good for 278th in D-1. They averaged 36.3 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranked them 147th and 75th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 107th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins surrendered 75.3 points per contest, which ranked them 258th in the country. Their defense allowed a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 85th and 260th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 158th with 13.0 assists allowed per contest, and 179th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bruins were 86th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game last season. UCLA was 1st in Division 1 with 90.4 points per game last year. They were 1st in the country in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin was 15.0. They shot 41% from 3-point range, which was good for 10th in the nation. They were 26th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.2 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 21.5. The Bruins were 305th in turnovers per game with 11.5.
The Yellow Jackets were 41st in the country in defensive rating last season with 96.1, and their offensive rating of 96.4 was ranked 319th. They were 204th in college basketball in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% was 303rd. As a unit they were 307th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 349th in D-1. Georgia Tech was 83rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 46%, which was 26th in the country.
UCLA was 336th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 48%, which was 94th in Division 1. The Bruins were 129th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 120.7 was ranked 1st. They were 17th in D-1 in pace with 74.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% was 1st. As a unit they were 1st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 144th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/UCLA college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UCLA
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