Georgia Bulldogs vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - 12/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (7-2) at Georgia Bulldogs (4-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Stegeman Coliseum)
The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will travel to play the Georgia Bulldogs in a non-conference game on Saturday.
The Georgia Bulldogs are 4-3 and are coming off of a win against Winthrop by a score of 74-64. Georgia led by 8 points at halftime and was able to hold off their opponent for the win. Yante Maten had 24 points and 12 rebounds for Georgia. J.J. Frazier added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs. Georgia out rebounded their opponent by a total of 45-33 and had 17 assists in their victory. Georgia is averaging 70 points per game while giving up 67.6 points per game. Georgia is also averaging 38.7 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game. Yante Maten is averaging 16.9 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game, while J.J. Frazier is averaging 13.3 points per game and 4.9 rebounds per game for Georgia. Georgia is shooting 71.3% on free throws, 33.6% on three-pointers, and 42.3% on all field goal attempts. Kenny Gaines is questionable for this game.
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 7-2 and are coming off of a win against VCU by a score of 77-64. This was a tie game at halftime, but Georgia Tech scored 50 points in the second half to pull away. Marcus Georges-Hunt had 20 points for Georgia Tech. Charles Mitchell added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Yellow Jackets. Georgia Tech out rebounded their opponent by a total of 41-36 and had 11 assists in their victory. Georgia Tech is averaging 80.6 points per game while giving up 69.9 points per game. Georgia Tech is also averaging 43.2 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game. Marcus Georges-Hunt is averaging 15.2 points per game and 3.2 rebounds per game, while Charles Mitchell is averaging 14.2 points per game and 12.8 rebounds per game for Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech is shooting 72.9% on free throws, 34.4% on three-pointers, and 46.3% on all field goal attempts.
Georgia Tech is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. The over is 4-1 in Georgia Tech’s last 5 road games. Georgia is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. Georgia is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games against the ACC. The over is 6-0 in Georgia’s last 6 games against the ACC. Georgia Tech is 4-0 ATS in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Georgia Tech has really impressed me this season with how well they have ran their offense. Georgia has played good defense this season, so it will be interesting to see how they matchup together. Georgia Tech has the rebounding advantage and is the better shooting team, so I am going to pick them in this game.