Georgia Tech at Tennessee College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/13/2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 15 point favorites.
Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 19.0 as they are averaging 88.0 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. Tennessee has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 86.5 points per game and surrendering 53.0, good for a point differential of 33.5.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/12/18 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder is questionable Tuesday vs Georgia Tech
11/09/18 F Zach Kent Knee is out 2-4 weeks
Brandon Alston comes into this contest averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 19.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 67% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 25%. Jose Alvarado averages 14.0 points per game in 34.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.0 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year.
Grant Williams averages 22.0 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Jordan Bone averages 14.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech averages 88.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 57th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 19.0 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 81st. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 104th in the nation. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 26.0 assists per game, which ranks them 221st and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 110th with 15.0 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 69.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 161st in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 104th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 230th and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 190th place in Division 1. They force 19.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 70th in the country with 86.5 points per game this year. They are 41st in Division 1 in shooting at 55%, while their average scoring margin is 33.5. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 107th in the nation. They are 47th in the NCAA in rebounding with 44.5 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 24.5. The Volunteers are 273rd in turnovers per game with 11.0. The Volunteers surrender 53.0 points per contest, which ranks them 42nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 30% shooting percentage and a 25% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 81st in those defensive statistics. They rank 78th with 9.0 assists allowed per contest and 201st with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Volunteers are 175th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game.
The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 111.4, which is ranked 100th. They are 36th in college basketball in pace with 78.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 41st. As a unit they are 60th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 46th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 131st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 257th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers are 41st in the country in offensive rating with 122.7. In terms of pace they are 222nd in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 37th. As a team they are 41st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 301st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee -15
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