East Carolina at Georgia Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/16/2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The East Carolina Pirates travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Friday, November 16, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Tech as 15.5 point favorites.
East Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 2-1. They currently have a point differential of 10.0 as they are averaging 79.0 points per game while giving up 69.0 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 1-1. They are averaging 70.5 points per game and surrendering 67.5, good for a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 3-0-0 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
11/15/18 F Rico Quinton Knee is questionable Friday vs Georgia Tech
11/06/18 G Shawn Williams Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Seth LeDay comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 25.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Jayden Gardner averages 14.0 points per game in 26.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Brandon Alston averages 16.5 points per game while playing 21.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.0 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Jose Alvarado averages 11.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.0 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39%.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina averages 79.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 158th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 174th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 170th in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 143rd and 116th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 56th with 16.7 per game. The Pirates allow 69.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 158th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 143rd and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 168th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 83rd place in Division 1. They force 20.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 331st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 270th in the country with 70.5 points per game this year. They are 304th in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 254th in the nation. They are 227th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 121st in assists per contest with 15.5. The Yellow Jackets are 130th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Yellow Jackets surrender 67.5 points per contest, which ranks them 126th in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 102nd and 170th in those defensive statistics. They rank 164th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest and 301st with 41.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 217th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per game.
The Pirates are 257th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.2. In terms of pace they are 73rd in the country with 76.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 195th. As a team they are 189th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 292nd in Division 1. East Carolina is 77th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 133rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 290th in the country in offensive rating with 95.3. In terms of pace they are 127th in Division 1 with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 296th. As a team they are 285th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 135th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's East Carolina/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -15.5
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