Georgia at Georgia Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/22/2018
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, December 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Tech as 5.5 point favorites.
Georgia comes into this game with an overall record of 6-4. They currently have a point differential of 7.4 as they are averaging 78.9 points per game while giving up 71.5 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 6-4. They are averaging 70.2 points per game and surrendering 61.4, good for a point differential of 8.8.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 7-3-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 5-5-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 8-2-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-7-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nicolas Claxton averages 12.6 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 9.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Rayshaun Hammonds comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Brandon Alston averages 10.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Jose Alvarado averages 14.2 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 188th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 206th, and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 88th place in the NCAA. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 71st in the nation. Georgia averages 78.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 82nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 75th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 167th in D-1. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 7th and 79th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 16.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets surrender 61.4 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 85th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest, and 149th with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 282nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game. Georgia Tech is 275th in the country with 70.2 points per game this year. They are 203rd in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.8. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 294th in the nation. They are 195th in the country in rebounding with 36.1 boards per game and 215th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Yellow Jackets are 81st in turnovers per game with 14.9.
The Bulldogs are 159th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 39th in the country with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 115th. As a team they are 91st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 273rd in Division 1. Georgia is 31st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 54th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 266th in the country in offensive rating with 99.3. In terms of pace they are 188th in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 244th. As a team they are 213th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 252nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -5.5
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