Syracuse at Georgia Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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The Syracuse Orange head to McCamish Pavilion to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Syracuse as 1 point favorites.
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Syracuse heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-6. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 70.0 points per contest while giving up 63.2 per game. Georgia Tech has an overall mark of 10-11. They are averaging 66.3 points per contest and giving up 65.3, which is a point differential of 1.0.
Valuable Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 8-11 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 8-11 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 9-8 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 7-10 against the over/under this year
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/01/17 G Geno Thorpe Left Team is out for season
01/30/18 F Matthew Moyer Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Georgia Tech
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
01/30/18 G Justin Moore Personal is "?" Wednesday vs Syracuse
Tyus Battle averages 19.7 points per contest while playing 38.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Franklin Howard averages 15.2 points per contest in 37.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.4 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Ben Lammers scores 11.7 points per contest while playing 36 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 8.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Jose Alvarado averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 4 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Syracuse averages 70.0 points per contest this year, which is 273rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 275th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 313th in Division 1. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 36th and 323rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 208th with 12.9 per game. The Orange allow 63.2 points per contest, which is 14th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 115th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 77th, and they allow 15.4 assists per game which puts them in 307th place in college basketball. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 202nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 324th in the country with 66.3 points per contest this season. They are 233rd in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.0. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 285th in Division 1. They are 263rd in the country in rebounding with 34.0 boards per contest and 255th in assists per game with 12.6. The Yellow Jackets are 209th in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Yellow Jackets give up 65.3 points per game, which ranks them 30th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 85th and 234th in those defensive statistics. They rank 229th with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 65th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Yellow Jackets are 119th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per contest this year.
The Orange are 35th in the country in defensive rating with 94.8, and their offensive rating of 105.1 is ranked 160th. They are 344th in college basketball in pace with 65.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 308th. As a unit they are 276th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 300th in D-1. Syracuse is 187th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 17th in the country.
Georgia Tech is 138th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 79th in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are 268th in the country in offensive rating with 100.4, and their defensive rating of 98.8 is ranked 105th. In terms of pace they are 327th in Division 1 with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 305th. As a team they are 285th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 337th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Syracuse/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Syracuse -1
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