Tennessee at Georgia Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
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The Tennessee Volunteers head to McCamish Pavilion to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 3.5 point favorites.
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Tennessee comes into this game with an overall record of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 15.5 as they are averaging 79.5 points per game while giving up 64.0 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall mark of 4-2. They are averaging 63.5 points per contest and giving up 59.5, which is a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 3-1 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-1 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 0-3 against the over/under this year
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
11/06/17 G Josh Okogie Finger is out indefinitely
Grant Williams averages 16.5 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Admiral Schofield averages 12 points per contest in 23 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Jose Alvarado scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Tadric Jackson averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 6 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee averages 79.5 points per contest this year, which is 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 138th. From 3-point territory they shoot 43%, which is good for 18th in Division 1. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 19.3 assists per game, which ranks them 136th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 169th with 13.7 per game. The Volunteers allow 64.0 points per contest, which is 48th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 36th and 184th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 169th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 47th place in college basketball. They force 18.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 332nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 338th in the country with 63.5 points per contest this season. They are 306th in the nation in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 4.0. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 265th in Division 1. They are 296th in the country in rebounding with 33.3 boards per contest and 120th in assists per game with 15.2. The Yellow Jackets are 197th in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Yellow Jackets give up 59.5 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 53rd and 173rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 164th with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 111th with 33.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Yellow Jackets are 202nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest this year.
The Volunteers are 49th in the country in defensive rating with 91, and their offensive rating of 113 is ranked 64th. They are 277th in college basketball in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 125th. As a unit they are 127th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 230th in D-1. Tennessee is 191st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 45th in the country.
Georgia Tech is 101st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 56th in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are 307th in the country in offensive rating with 96, and their defensive rating of 89.9 is ranked 44th. In terms of pace they are 337th in Division 1 with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 315th. As a team they are 293rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 286th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tennessee/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tennessee -3.5
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