Wright State at Georgia Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/22/2017
Friday, December 22, 2017
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The Wright State Raiders travel to McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Friday, December 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 8 point favorites.
Wright State comes into this game with an overall record of 7-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 68.4 points per game while giving up 64.0 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall mark of 5-5. They are averaging 64.9 points per contest and giving up 63.1, which is a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Wright State Raiders Betting Trends
The Wright State Raiders are 5-5 against the spread this season
The Wright State Raiders are 3-7 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Key Wright State Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
12/21/17 G Curtis Haywood II Shin is "?" Friday vs Wright State
12/21/17 F Sylvester Ogbonda Ankle is "?" Friday vs Wright State
Justin Mitchell averages 11.2 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Grant Benzinger averages 13.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 96%.
Ben Lammers averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Jose Alvarado averages 12.7 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raiders allow 64.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 155th and 232nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 117th, and they give up 13.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 176th place in the country. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 321st in college basketball. Wright State averages 68.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 299th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 277th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 305th in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game, which ranks them 192nd and 312th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 134th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets surrender 63.1 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 54th and 259th in those defensive statistics. They rank 193rd with 13.4 assists allowed per contest, and 99th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 188th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season. Georgia Tech is 335th in Division 1 with 64.9 points per game this year. They are 285th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 266th in the nation. They are 254th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game and 212th in assists per contest with 13.5. The Yellow Jackets are 186th in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Raiders are 27th in the country in defensive rating with 90.5, and their offensive rating of 96.7 is ranked 303rd. They are 227th in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 298th. As a unit they are 299th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 276th in D-1. Wright State is 112th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 174th in the country.
Georgia Tech is 98th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 58th in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are 293rd in the country in offensive rating with 97.6, and their defensive rating of 94.9 is ranked 81st. In terms of pace they are 332nd in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 310th. As a team they are 285th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 320th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wright State/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -8
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