Florida State at Georgia Tech College Basketball Game Picks 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Florida State Seminoles head to Hank McCamish Pavilion to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 6.5 point favorites.
Florida State heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 77.5 points per contest while giving up 68.5 per game. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 11-14. They are averaging 65.6 points per game and surrendering 64.7, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 11-13-0 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 11-10-3 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 16-9-0 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 8-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mfiondu Kabengele comes into this game averaging 13.4 points per contest while playing 20.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Terance Mann averages 12.0 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jose Alvarado scores 11.4 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. James Banks III averages 10.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State averages 77.5 points per contest, which is 69th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 130th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 202nd in the nation. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 109th and 197th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 102nd with 14.0 per game. The Seminoles allow 68.5 points per contest, which is 99th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 75th and 138th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 44th, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in the country. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 313th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 325th in the nation with 65.6 points per contest this season. They are 212th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 0.9. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 334th in the NCAA. They are 259th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.0 boards per contest and 173rd in assists per game with 13.6. The Yellow Jackets are 43rd in turnovers per contest with 15.1. The Yellow Jackets give up 64.7 points per game, which ranks them 34th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 14th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 217th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 199th with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Yellow Jackets are 218th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Seminoles are 67th in the nation in offensive rating with 109. In terms of pace they are 135th in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 151st. As a team they are 111th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 211th in Division 1. Florida State is 140th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 20th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.5 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 322nd in the country in offensive rating with 94.9. In terms of pace they are 202nd in Division 1 with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 279th. As a team they are 260th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 300th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida State -6.5
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