Georgia Tech vs Wake Forest Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 2/19/2020
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, NC
TV: ACCNE, FSN
Odds/Point Spread: Wake Forest -2
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Wake Forest as 2 point favorites.
Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 68.0 points per contest while giving up 66.6 per game. Wake Forest has an overall mark of 11-14. They are averaging 71.2 points per contest and giving up 72.1, which is a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 15-8-1 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 9-15-0 against the over/under
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 14-11-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 15-8-2 against the over/under
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Moses Wright averages 12.9 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%. Michael Devoe comes into this contest averaging 16.0 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Olivier Sarr averages 12.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Brandon Childress averages 15.0 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 101st in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 46th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 144th, and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the NCAA. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 197th in the nation. Georgia Tech averages 68.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 272nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 110th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 322nd in D-1. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 157th and 133rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 16.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons surrender 72.1 points per contest, which ranks them 259th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 169th and 156th in those defensive statistics. They rank 175th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 202nd with 35.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Demon Deacons are 16th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per game. Wake Forest is 176th in the country with 71.2 points per game this year. They are 267th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 155th in the nation. They are 56th in the country in rebounding with 38.4 boards per game and 230th in assists per contest with 12.4. The Demon Deacons are 64th in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 95.3, which is ranked 304th. They are 116th in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 200th. As a unit they are 232nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 310th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.7 times per 100 possessions.
Wake Forest is 84th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Demon Deacons have an offensive rating of 100.1, which is ranked 210th. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 280th. As a unit they are 200th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 264th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Wake Forest college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wake Forest -2
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