Notre Dame vs Georgia Tech Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/15/2020
Game: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Location: Hank McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Tech -2.5
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish head to Hank McCamish Pavilion to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 2.5 point favorites.
Notre Dame heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.3 as they are averaging 74.9 points per contest while giving up 65.6 per game. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 8-8. They are averaging 67.6 points per game and surrendering 67.3, good for a point differential of 0.3.
Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 7-8-1 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 5-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 11-4-1 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 4-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/06/19 G Robby Carmody ACL is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
John Mooney comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 13.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 53%. Temple Gibbs averages 13.1 points per contest in 34.1 minutes per game. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Michael Devoe scores 16.1 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Moses Wright averages 13.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.1 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame averages 74.9 points per contest, which is 103rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 247th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 105th in the nation. They average 40.2 boards per contest and 18.2 assists per game, which ranks them 35th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 349th with 9.9 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 65.6 points per contest, which is 91st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 54th and 231st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.3 rebounds a game which ranks 330th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 251st place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 93rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 275th in the nation with 67.6 points per contest this season. They are 145th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 0.3. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 326th in the NCAA. They are 191st in D-1 in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 205th in assists per game with 12.9. The Yellow Jackets are 14th in turnovers per contest with 16.9. The Yellow Jackets give up 67.3 points per game, which ranks them 142nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 57th and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 203rd with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 204th with 35.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Yellow Jackets are 241st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Fighting Irish have an offensive rating of 107.2, which is ranked 71st. They are 224th in college basketball in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 174th. As a unit they are 192nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in D-1. Notre Dame is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 13th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.4 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 320th in the country in offensive rating with 92.4. In terms of pace they are 81st in Division 1 with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 236th. As a team they are 269th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 317th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Notre Dame/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Notre Dame +2.5
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