Georgia Tech at Clemson NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/16/2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 5.5 point favorites.
Georgia Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 10-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.2 as they are averaging 71.3 points per game while giving up 62.1 per contest. Clemson has an overall record of 10-6. They are averaging 71.4 points per game and surrendering 66.8, good for a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 12-4-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 7-9-0 against the over/under
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 4-12-0 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 8-8-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
01/15/19 F Abdoulaye Gueye Leg is questionable Wednesday vs Clemson
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/09/18 F Malik William Concussion is out indefinitely
James Banks III averages 9.7 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%. Jose Alvarado comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Elijah Thomas averages 13.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Marcquise Reed averages 18.9 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets allow 62.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in Division 1. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 122nd, and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 108th place in the NCAA. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 267th in the nation. Georgia Tech averages 71.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 244th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 98th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 288th in D-1. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 228th and 86th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 56th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 66.8 points per contest, which ranks them 69th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 124th and 304th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 24th with 31.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 221st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game. Clemson is 242nd in the country with 71.4 points per game this year. They are 110th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 314th in the nation. They are 198th in the country in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game and 287th in assists per contest with 12.1. The Tigers are 112th in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 100.8, which is ranked 247th. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 158th. As a unit they are 120th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 280th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 32nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Clemson is 66th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 103, which is ranked 209th. They are 227th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 164th. As a unit they are 148th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 228th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Clemson college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Clemson -5.5
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