Syracuse vs Georgia Tech NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 12/7/2019
Game: Syracuse Orange vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Hank McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Tech -4
The Syracuse Orange travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Tech as 4 point favorites.
Syracuse heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-4. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 69.0 points per contest while giving up 63.4 per game. Georgia Tech has an overall mark of 4-2. They are averaging 71.0 points per contest and giving up 64.5, which is a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 5-1-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
11/20/19 G Jalen Carey Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
12/05/19 G Jose Alvarado Ankle is out indefinitely
Buddy Boeheim averages 12.6 points per game in 32.0 minutes per contest. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Elijah Hughes comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
James Banks III averages 11.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Michael Devoe averages 23.8 points per game while playing 37.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange allow 63.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 78th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 30th and 35th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 256th, and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 283rd place in the NCAA. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 214th in the nation. Syracuse averages 69.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 251st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 230th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 202nd in D-1. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 230th and 52nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 225th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets surrender 64.5 points per contest, which ranks them 100th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 34th in those defensive statistics. They rank 113th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest, and 330th with 40.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 144th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. Georgia Tech is 213th in the country with 71.0 points per game this year. They are 122nd in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 317th in the nation. They are 26th in the country in rebounding with 41.7 boards per game and 226th in assists per contest with 12.7. The Yellow Jackets are 19th in turnovers per game with 17.0.
The Orange have an offensive rating of 101.7, which is ranked 173rd. They are 286th in college basketball in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 181st. As a unit they are 176th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 33rd in D-1. Syracuse is 177th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 30th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.9 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 298th in the country in offensive rating with 93. In terms of pace they are 75th in Division 1 with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 193rd. As a team they are 224th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 300th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Syracuse/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -4
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