Virginia Tech vs Georgia Tech Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/4/2020
Game: Virginia Tech Hokies vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Hank McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Tech -1.5
The Virginia Tech Hokies head to Hank McCamish Pavilion to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 1.5 point favorites.
Virginia Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 14-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.7 as they are averaging 70.5 points per game while giving up 63.8 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall mark of 10-12. They are averaging 68.0 points per contest and giving up 67.2, which is a point differential of 0.8.
Valuable Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 10-12-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 9-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 13-7-1 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 7-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/05/19 G Jonathan Kabongo Back is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/03/20 G Michael Devoe Foot is doubtful Tuesday vs Virginia Tech
Landers Nolley II comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Tyrece Radford averages 9.5 points per contest in 23.3 minutes per game. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 6.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%.
James Banks III scores 10.4 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Moses Wright averages 12.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia Tech averages 70.5 points per contest, which is 205th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 204th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 42nd in the nation. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 207th and 34th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 348th with 9.8 per game. The Hokies allow 63.8 points per contest, which is 51st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 95th and 100th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 213th, and they allow 12.7 assists per game which puts them in 190th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 270th in the nation with 68.0 points per contest this season. They are 126th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 334th in the NCAA. They are 159th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 167th in assists per game with 13.4. The Yellow Jackets are 23rd in turnovers per contest with 15.9. The Yellow Jackets give up 67.2 points per game, which ranks them 118th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 60th and 81st in those defensive statistics. They rank 191st with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 159th with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Yellow Jackets are 205th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year.
The Hokies have an offensive rating of 105, which is ranked 105th. They are 316th in college basketball in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 86th. As a unit they are 118th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in D-1. Virginia Tech is 345th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 21st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.5 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 309th in the country in offensive rating with 94.6. In terms of pace they are 100th in Division 1 with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 228th. As a team they are 256th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 316th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Virginia Tech/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia Tech +1.5
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