Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs California Golden Bears Odds
California looks to cover the Golden Bears-Yellow Jackets pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 4-0 mark when they host Georgia Tech in college basketball wagering action.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Anaheim Convention Center).
The Golden Bears sport records of 4-0 and 1-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Yellow Jackets have 3-0 and 2-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-1 for the Golden Bears and 1-1 for the Yellow Jackets.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Golden Bears at No. 26 and the Yellow Jackets at No. 121 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-73 result in favor of the Yellow Jackets.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits California's No. 86-ranked offense, averaging 75.5 PPG, against a Yellow Jackets defense that ranks No. 4 at 45 PPG. The Golden Bears field goal percentage has averaged 48.7% so far, more than the Yellow Jackets marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.9% per game.
Defensively, Georgia Tech features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. California, meanwhile, comes in at No. 139 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Georgia Tech, they were a 54-36 winner as they battled Rice at home. They covered in the match as a 12-point favorite. The Yellow Jackets got 11 points from Marcus Georges-Hunt as Georgia Tech ran past Rice 54-36 on Thursday at Anaheim Convention Center.
California was a 73-70 winner in their most recent outing at home against Drake. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as favorites. The Golden Bears got 21 points from Justin Cobbs as California ran past Drake 73-70 on Thursday at Anaheim Convention Center.
Georgia Tech at Illinois, Wednesday, November 28
California at Wisconsin, Sunday, December 2