Pittsburgh at Georgia Tech NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/20/2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Tech as 1 point favorites.
Pittsburgh heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-14. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 72.5 points per contest while giving up 68.7 per game. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 11-15. They are averaging 64.9 points per game and surrendering 64.9, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 13-12-1 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 12-14-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 16-10-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 8-18-0 against the over/under
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/14/18 C Peace Ilegomah Transferred is out for season
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/19/19 F Evan Cole Illness is questionable Wednesday vs Pittsburgh
Trey McGowens averages 12.1 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Xavier Johnson comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
James Banks III averages 10.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Jose Alvarado averages 11.6 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 33rd and 97th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 295th, and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 237th place in the NCAA. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in the nation. Pittsburgh averages 72.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 189th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 265th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 270th in D-1. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 82nd and 283rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 98th with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets surrender 64.9 points per contest, which ranks them 33rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 232nd with 13.7 assists allowed per contest, and 233rd with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 220th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. Georgia Tech is 328th in the country with 64.9 points per game this year. They are 251st in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 329th in the nation. They are 249th in the country in rebounding with 34.2 boards per game and 190th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Yellow Jackets are 40th in turnovers per game with 15.1.
The Panthers are 198th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.7. In terms of pace they are 154th in the country with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 280th. As a team they are 241st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. Pittsburgh is 114th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 24th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 328th in the country in offensive rating with 93.6. In terms of pace they are 197th in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 295th. As a team they are 286th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 298th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Pittsburgh/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -1
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