Georgia Tech at Miami College Basketball Betting Tips 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head to Watsco Center to take on the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Miami as 6 point favorites.
Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-15. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 65.2 points per contest while giving up 64.9 per game. Miami has an overall record of 11-14. They are averaging 72.2 points per game and surrendering 70.3, good for a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 17-10-0 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 9-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-15-0 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-14-1 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/22/19 F Evan Cole Illness is questionable Saturday vs Miami Florida
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
12/13/18 F Deng Gak Knee is out for season
01/29/19 F Dewan Hernandez Eligibility is out for season
Jose Alvarado comes into this game averaging 12.3 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 78%. James Banks III averages 10.2 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 7.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Chris Lykes scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Zach Johnson averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech averages 65.2 points per contest, which is 326th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 236th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 329th in the nation. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 250th and 194th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 42nd with 15.0 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 64.9 points per contest, which is 35th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 230th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 225th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 204th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 193rd in the nation with 72.2 points per contest this season. They are 199th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 198th in the NCAA. They are 288th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.3 boards per contest and 249th in assists per game with 12.6. The Hurricanes are 281st in turnovers per contest with 11.9. The Hurricanes give up 70.3 points per game, which ranks them 151st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 227th and 145th in those defensive statistics. They rank 260th with 14.1 dimes allowed per game and 257th with 36.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Hurricanes are 209th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year.
The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 94.2, which is ranked 325th. They are 198th in college basketball in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 285th. As a unit they are 277th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 294th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 259th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Hurricanes are 164th in the country in offensive rating with 104.3. In terms of pace they are 219th in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 159th. As a team they are 156th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 58th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia Tech +6
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