Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Iowa Hawkeyes Prediction, 11/29/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Iowa Hawkeyes
Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Location: Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, IA
TV: Hulu Live TV
Carver-Hawkeye Arena is where the Iowa Hawkeyes (5-1) will play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (4-2) on Tuesday.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets faced North Alabama and earned the victory with a final of 80-61 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Yellow Jackets ended up finishing with 9 and North Alabama accounted for 14 fouls. They also made 4 of their 18 attempts from distance. North Alabama went 45.5% at the charity stripe by knocking down 5 of 11 shots. Additionally, North Alabama totaled 28 rebounds (11 offensive, 17 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. North Alabama totaled 14 dimes and had 7 steals in this contest. In the matter of defending, Georgia Tech allowed the other team to shoot 41.9% from the floor on 26 out of 62 shooting. They also doled out 16 dimes for the contest in addition to forcing the other team into 16 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Concerning hauling in boards, they collected a total of 29 with 6 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Yellow Jackets buried 12 of their 16 shots for a rate of 75.0%. Georgia Tech finished the contest with a 59.6% FG percentage (31 of 52) and converted 6 out of their 19 3-point attempts.
Deivon Smith is someone who was a major contributor in this contest. He shot 58.3% from the floor and recorded 4 assists. He saw the court for 26 mins played and collected 4 rebounds. He ended up with 16 points on 7 of 12 shooting.
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Georgia Tech heads into this one with a win-loss record of 4-2 on the campaign. They turn it over 11.2 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 15.3 fouls per contest. As a team, Georgia Tech is collecting 39.0 boards per game and has 73 assists for the campaign, which ranks 295th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Yellow Jackets are shooting 29.7% on three-point attempts (33 of 111) and 68.2% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 70.7 points per contest (224th in the nation) on 42.0% from the field.
On the defensive end of the court, the Yellow Jackets have forced 14.7 turnovers every game and they draw 17.7 personal fouls. They surrender 24.8% on 3-pointers and they rank 85th in college basketball in PPG allowed (63.8). The Yellow Jackets are allowing a field goal percentage of 39.0% (144 of 369) and they relinquish 38.8 boards per contest as a group. They are 110th in Division 1 in giving up assists with 72 conceded for the campaign.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Iowa Hawkeyes took a loss by a score of 79-66 against TCU. When it comes to rebounding, Iowa permitted TCU to get 37 in total (13 on the offensive glass). They finished the game shooting 35.7% from distance via 5 out of 14 and finished the contest at 6 out of 13 from the charity stripe (46.2%). The Hawkeyes permitted TCU to make 34 out of their 62 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 54.8% for this game. At the conclusion of this game, the Hawkeyes shot 26 for 61 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 42.6%. In the matter of shooting from beyond the arc, Iowa knocked down 3 of 17 tries (17.6%). They were able to knock down 11 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 73.3%. TCU committed 17 fouls for the game which got the Hawkeyes to the free throw line for a total of 15 shots. They coughed up the ball 15 times, while earning 8 steals in this matchup. The Hawkeyes snagged 16 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 25 for this contest.
Ahron Ulis was important for the Hawkeyes for the contest. He converted 7 of 8 for the game for a rate of 87.5%, and tallied 2 rebounds. He racked up 15 points in his 24 minutes on the court and tallied 1 assist for the matchup.
Iowa has a record of 5-1 for the season. When it comes to offense, the Hawkeyes are shooting 47.4% from the field, which has them ranked 79th in D-1. Iowa has earned 524 pts so far this season (87.3 per contest) and they pull in 39.7 rebounds per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 17.8 times per contest (19th in college basketball) and they turn the ball over 9.3 times per game. The Hawkeyes commit 13.3 fouls per game and they hit 77.1% from the free throw line.
The Hawkeyes are ranked 173rd in the nation in points given up per game with 68.3. They have forced 15.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 41.9% from the floor (166th in Division 1). The Iowa defense gives up 32.2% on shots from beyond the perimeter (38 of 118) and opponents are connecting on 74.2% of their free throw shots. They give up 12.3 assists and 35.8 total rebounds per game, which ranks them 187th and 248th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Georgia Tech
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