Notre Dame at Georgia Tech Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 3/12/2019
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish head to Spectrum Center to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 2.5 point favorites.
Notre Dame comes into this game with an overall record of 13-18. They currently have a point differential of 0.2 as they are averaging 68.9 points per game while giving up 68.7 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall mark of 14-17. They are averaging 65.2 points per contest and giving up 66.2, which is a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 12-19-0 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 11-18-2 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 19-12-0 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 12-19-0 against the over/under this year
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/17/18 G Rex Pflueger Knee is out for season
12/15/18 G Robby Carmody Shoulder is out for season
11/27/18 F Elijah Burns Transferred is out for season
03/09/19 G D.J. Harvey Shoulder is out for season
03/08/19 G Nikola Djogo Shoulder is out for season
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
03/06/19 G Curtis Haywood II Ankle is out for season
John Mooney comes into this game averaging 14.1 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 11.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Temple Gibbs averages 13.4 points per contest in 36.0 minutes per game. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 1.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jose Alvarado scores 12.8 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. James Banks III averages 10.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.7 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame averages 68.9 points per contest, which is 276th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 343rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 301st in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 115th and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 346th with 9.5 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 68.7 points per contest, which is 106th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 110th and 106th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.0 rebounds a game which ranks 334th, and they allow 12.7 assists per game which puts them in 149th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 37th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 329th in the nation with 65.2 points per contest this season. They are 210th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 334th in the NCAA. They are 259th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.8 boards per contest and 174th in assists per game with 13.5. The Yellow Jackets are 45th in turnovers per contest with 14.6. The Yellow Jackets give up 66.2 points per game, which ranks them 50th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 258th with 14.1 dimes allowed per game and 243rd with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Yellow Jackets are 165th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year.
The Fighting Irish are 180th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.3. In terms of pace they are 296th in the country with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 330th. As a team they are 318th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 41st in Division 1. Notre Dame is 348th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 27th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 326th in the country in offensive rating with 95. In terms of pace they are 231st in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 275th. As a team they are 280th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 303rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Notre Dame/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Notre Dame -2.5
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