Georgia Tech at Louisville College Basketball Parlay 2/8/2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018
KFC Yum! Center
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head to KFC Yum! Center to take on the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Louisville as 9 point favorites.
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Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-12. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 66.1 points per contest while giving up 65.3 per game. Louisville has an overall mark of 16-8. They are averaging 77.6 points per contest and giving up 70.0, which is a point differential of 7.6.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 10-9 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 8-11 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 10-10 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 13-7 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/02/18 G Curtis Haywood II Leg is out for season
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
Jose Alvarado averages 12.7 points per contest in 35.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Tadric Jackson averages 12.1 points per contest while playing 26.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Quentin Snider averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Deng Adel scores 15.4 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets allow 65.3 points per contest which is 29th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 248th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 86th, and they allow 13.9 assists per game which puts them in 229th place in the country. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in the nation. Georgia Tech averages 66.1 points per contest this year, which is 323rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 243rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 294th in college basketball. They average 34.0 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 256th and 243rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 222nd with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals give up 70.0 points per game, which ranks them 122nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 44th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 10.5 dimes allowed per game and 291st with 37.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinals are 235th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year. Louisville is 84th in Division 1 with 77.6 points per contest this season. They are 132nd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.6. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 188th in D-1. They are 72nd in college basketball in rebounding with 38.0 boards per contest and 196th in assists per game with 13.5. The Cardinals are 265th in turnovers per contest with 12.2.
The Yellow Jackets are 90th in the country in defensive rating with 98.6, and their offensive rating of 99.8 is ranked 278th. They are 330th in college basketball in pace with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 309th. As a unit they are 291st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 339th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 149th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 63rd in the country.
Louisville is 285th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 11th in Division 1. The Cardinals are 60th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.1, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 115th. They are 140th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 156th. As a unit they are 142nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 230th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Georgia Tech +9 and over 150 total points
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