Georgia Tech vs Boise State NCAA Basketball Tips 12/22/2019
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Sunday, December 22, 2019
Location: Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, HI
Odds/Point Spread: Boise State -1
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Stan Sheriff Center to play the Boise State Broncos on Sunday, December 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 1 point favorites.
Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-5. They currently have a point differential of -3.0 as they are averaging 65.4 points per contest while giving up 68.4 per game. Boise State has an overall mark of 6-4. They are averaging 80.4 points per contest and giving up 69.7, which is a point differential of 10.7.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 6-3-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 6-3-0 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 5-4-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
12/05/19 G Jose Alvarado Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Moses Wright averages 11.1 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 29%. Michael Devoe comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Justinian Jessup averages 16.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Derrick Alston averages 21.2 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 173rd in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 48th and 170th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 313th, and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 275th place in the NCAA. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 238th in the nation. Georgia Tech averages 65.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 305th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -3.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 216th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 316th in D-1. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 141st and 226th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 18.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos surrender 69.7 points per contest, which ranks them 199th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 269th and 52nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 208th with 12.9 assists allowed per contest, and 175th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 129th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Boise State is 32nd in the country with 80.4 points per game this year. They are 88th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 87th in the nation. They are 200th in the country in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game and 124th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Broncos are 308th in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 87.1, which is ranked 336th. They are 73rd in college basketball in pace with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 269th. As a unit they are 312th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 286th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.4 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 319th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 60th in the country in offensive rating with 108.5. In terms of pace they are 171st in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 61st. As a team they are 52nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 84th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Boise State -1
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