Georgia Tech vs Louisville predictions 1/22/2020 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Louisville Cardinals
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY
TV: ACCNE, FSN
Odds/Point Spread: Louisville -8.5
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to KFC Yum! Center to play the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Louisville as 8.5 point favorites.
Georgia Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 8-10. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 67.4 points per game while giving up 67.7 per contest. Louisville has an overall mark of 15-3. They are averaging 74.9 points per contest and giving up 62.2, which is a point differential of 12.7.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 11-6-1 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 6-12-0 against the over/under
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 9-8-1 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 10-8-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
01/20/20 G Michael Devoe Lower Body is questionable
01/20/20 G Jose Alvarado Back is probable
01/20/20 F Evan Cole Arm is probable
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
01/20/20 G David Johnson Shoulder is probable
01/18/20 F Aidan Igiehon Flu is questionable
Moses Wright averages 13.4 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%. Michael Devoe comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Steven Enoch averages 10.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 21.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Jordan Nwora averages 19.6 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 145th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 74th and 95th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd, and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 206th place in the NCAA. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 218th in the nation. Georgia Tech averages 67.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 278th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 117th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 321st in D-1. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 207th and 180th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 16.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals surrender 62.2 points per contest, which ranks them 38th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 33rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 109th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cardinals are 20th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.5 per game. Louisville is 97th in the country with 74.9 points per game this year. They are 58th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 12.7. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the nation. They are 35th in the country in rebounding with 39.9 boards per game and 82nd in assists per contest with 14.6. The Cardinals are 258th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 93, which is ranked 318th. They are 93rd in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 211th. As a unit they are 248th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 322nd in D-1. Georgia Tech is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.4 times per 100 possessions.
Louisville is 245th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinals have an offensive rating of 109.8, which is ranked 25th. They are 296th in D-1 in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 56th. As a unit they are 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 222nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Louisville college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Louisville -8.5
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