Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Virginia Tech as 12 point favorites.
Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 65.5 points per contest while giving up 64.3 per game. Virginia Tech has an overall mark of 18-5. They are averaging 75.6 points per contest and giving up 60.7, which is a point differential of 14.9.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 15-9-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 7-17-0 against the over/under
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 13-10-0 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 10-13-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
02/09/19 F P.J. Horne Knee is out indefinitely
02/03/19 G Justin Robinson Foot is out indefinitely
01/07/19 G Chris Clarke Suspension is out for season
01/07/19 G Landers Nolley II Eligibility is out for season
James Banks III averages 10.4 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Jose Alvarado comes into this contest averaging 11.7 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Nickeil Alexander-Walker averages 17.3 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 191st place in the NCAA. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 220th in the nation. Georgia Tech averages 65.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 326th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 211th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 341st in D-1. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 255th and 179th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 41st with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies surrender 60.7 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 156th in those defensive statistics. They rank 93rd with 12.0 assists allowed per contest, and 10th with 29.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hokies are 291st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game. Virginia Tech is 114th in the country with 75.6 points per game this year. They are 21st in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 14.9. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the nation. They are 315th in the country in rebounding with 32.6 boards per game and 27th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Hokies are 296th in turnovers per game with 11.7.
The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 94.4, which is ranked 324th. They are 193rd in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 283rd. As a unit they are 268th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 317th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia Tech is 217th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Hokies are 8th in the country in offensive rating with 116.1. In terms of pace they are 341st in Division 1 with 65.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 5th. As a team they are 4th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 42nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Virginia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia Tech -12
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