Northwestern at Georgia Tech College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/28/2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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The Northwestern Wildcats head to McCamish Pavilion to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Northwestern as 1 point favorites.
Northwestern comes into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They currently have a point differential of -3.8 as they are averaging 74.6 points per game while giving up 78.4 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 3-1. They are averaging 67.7 points per game and surrendering 64.3, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Northwestern Wildcats are 3-1 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Key Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
11/27/17 G Justin Moore Suspension Served is probable Tuesday vs. Northwestern
11/06/17 G Josh Okogie Suspension 5-game suspension (eligible to return 12/03 vs. Tennessee)
Bryant McIntosh averages 16.6 points per contest in 36.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.8 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%. Scottie Lindsey averages 17.6 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Brandon Alston averages 14.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Ben Lammers scores 19 points per contest while playing 36.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 78.4 points per contest which is 277th in Division 1. They also surrender a 49% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 319th and 322nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 250th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in the nation. Northwestern averages 74.6 points per contest this year, which is 198th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -3.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 182nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 103rd in college basketball. They average 32.8 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 302nd and 232nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 173rd with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets give up 64.3 points per game, which ranks them 57th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 64th and 118th in those defensive statistics. They rank 194th with 13.3 dimes allowed per game and 146th with 34.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Yellow Jackets are 217th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest this year. Georgia Tech is 301st in Division 1 with 67.7 points per contest this season. They are 259th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 26% from beyond the arc, which is good for 331st in D-1. They are 206th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.3 boards per contest and 143rd in assists per game with 14.7. The Yellow Jackets are 91st in turnovers per contest with 15.3.
The Wildcats are 187th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.1, and their defensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 309th. In terms of pace they are 225th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 152nd. As a team they are 128th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 135th in Division 1. Northwestern is 134th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 320th in the nation.
Georgia Tech is 71st 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 62nd in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are 268th in the country in offensive rating with 98.1, and their defensive rating of 93.2 is ranked 102nd. In terms of pace they are 281st in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 311th. As a team they are 273rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 343rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Northwestern -1 and over 132 total points
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