North Carolina State vs Georgia Tech predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Hank McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA
TV: ACCNE, FSN
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Tech +1.5
The North Carolina State Wolfpack travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has NC State as 1.5 point favorites.
North Carolina State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 76.2 points per contest while giving up 68.3 per game. Georgia Tech has an overall mark of 8-11. They are averaging 67.2 points per contest and giving up 67.7, which is a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 10-8-1 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 12-6-1 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 6-13-0 against the over/under
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
01/24/20 F Pat Andree Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Tech
01/24/20 F Manny Bates Neck is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Tech
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
DJ Funderburk averages 13.1 points per game in 23.6 minutes per contest. He averages 0.4 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Markell Johnson comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 54%.
Moses Wright averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 57%. Michael Devoe averages 16.2 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolfpack allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 157th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 152nd and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 260th, and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 80th place in the NCAA. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in the nation. North Carolina State averages 76.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 70th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 97th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 197th in D-1. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 131st and 141st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 329th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets surrender 67.7 points per contest, which ranks them 141st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 86th in those defensive statistics. They rank 199th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest, and 174th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 206th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game. Georgia Tech is 284th in the country with 67.2 points per game this year. They are 119th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 325th in the nation. They are 200th in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game and 183rd in assists per contest with 13.2. The Yellow Jackets are 14th in turnovers per game with 16.8.
The Wolfpack are 60th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 157th in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 110th. As a team they are 131st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 199th in Division 1. North Carolina State is 334th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 9th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.6 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 320th in the country in offensive rating with 93.1. In terms of pace they are 100th in Division 1 with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 210th. As a team they are 239th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 320th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's North Carolina State/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Tech +1.5
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