North Texas at Georgia Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
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The North Texas Mean Green travel to McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 20 point favorites.
North Texas heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-2. They currently have a point differential of 10.0 as they are averaging 85.6 points per contest while giving up 75.6 per game. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 2-1. They are averaging 67.7 points per game and surrendering 64.3, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable North Texas Mean Green Betting Trends
The North Texas Mean Green are 0-1 against the spread this season
The North Texas Mean Green are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Key North Texas Mean Green Injuries
11/15/17 G Umoja Gibson Ankle is out for season
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
11/23/17 G Justin Moore Suspension is OUT Friday vs. North Texas
11/23/17 G Tadric Jackson Suspension Served is probable Friday vs. North Texas
11/06/17 G Josh Okogie Suspension 5-game suspension (eligible to return 12/03 vs. Tennessee)
Roosevelt Smart averages 16.6 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is at 87%. Ryan Woolridge averages 16 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Ben Lammers averages 19 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Brandon Alston averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
North Texas averages 85.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 57th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 119th. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 224th in the country. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 66th and 296th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 183rd with 13.6 per game. The Mean Green allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 237th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 103rd and 251st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 255th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 45th place in college basketball. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 303rd in the country with 67.7 points per game this year. They are 259th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 26% from 3-point range, which is good for 328th in college basketball. They are 210th in the nation in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game, and 141st in assists per contest with 14.7. The Yellow Jackets are 92nd in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Yellow Jackets surrender 64.3 points per contest, which ranks them 62nd in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 121st in those defensive statistics. They rank 194th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 145th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 213th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season.
The Mean Green are 156th in the country in defensive rating with 96.7, and their offensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 125th. They are 28th in college basketball in pace with 78.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 147th. As a unit they are 152nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 217th in D-1. North Texas is 251st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 105th in the country.
Georgia Tech is 74th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 61st in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are 270th in the country in offensive rating with 98.1, and their defensive rating of 93.2 is ranked 109th. In terms of pace they are 284th in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 311th. As a team they are 272nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 343rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's North Texas/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -20
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