Sunday, February 19, 2017
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Sunday, February 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 3 point favorites.
The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 16-11 and a road record of 2-6. They are 11-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-7. The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 15-11 and a home record of 13-3. They have an over/under record of 9-12 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
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Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Tyler Lydon averages 13.8 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Josh Okogie averages 15.4 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per contest this year for the Yellow Jackets. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Ben Lammers averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Syracuse averages 76.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 81st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 80th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in the country. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 184th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 85th with 12.2 per game. The Orange allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 127th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 221st and they give up 17.1 assists per contest which puts them in 343rd place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 140th in Division 1.
Georgia Tech averages 66.7 points per game this year which ranks them 300th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 233rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 220th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest which ranks them 130th and 65th respectively. In the turnover department the Yellow Jackets rank 249th with 14 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 53rd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 84th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 220th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 129th place in the nation. The Yellow Jackets force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in college basketball.
The Orange average 70.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The Orange have an offensive rating of 111.7 and they assist on 61% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Syracuse turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.9%. The Orange give up 79.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Yellow Jackets score 68.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 65 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.2 points per game. The Yellow Jackets have a rating on offense of 97.2 and 63.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Georgia Tech turns it over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.5%. The Yellow Jackets give up 61.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 11-11 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 14-7 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 12-9 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 9-12 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out for season
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
02/18/17 G Mike Sutton Personal has left team
01/20/17 G Evan Dourdas Personal has left team
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/10/17 F Abdoulaye Gueye Wrist out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Tech +3
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