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Jan 7, 12:00 PM | Alexander Memorial Coliseum

Duke Blue Devils vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds

12-2TEAM RECORD7-7

The Yellow Jackets will be trying to slam the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday when the teams tip off at Alexander Memorial Coliseum in college betting action.

The Yellow Jackets bring a 7-7 record (3-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 12-2 Blue Devils, who are 6-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Georgia Tech go 5-4 so far and the Blue Devils go 9-4-1.

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Betting Line:
Georgia Tech opened as 11.5-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Yellow Jackets at No. 41 and the Blue Devils at No. 123 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 82-73 result in favor of the Blue Devils.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgia Tech has the nation's No. 257-rated offensive output, at 63.8 PPG. The visiting Blue Devils defense ranks No. 223 allowing on average 69.1 PPG. The Yellow Jackets FG% has averaged 45.3% so far, less than the Blue Devils marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.1% per game.

Defensively, Duke features the nation's No. 326-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.5 points per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 272 nationally in scoring at home.

Duke was a 78-73 loser in its last match on the road against Temple. They failed to cover the 7.5–point spread as favorites. Duke suffered a 78-73 loss against Temple on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Miles Plumlee in a losing effort at Wells Fargo Center.

In their last action, Georgia Tech was a 73-48 loser at home against Alabama. They failed to cover the 5–point spread as underdogs. The Yellow Jackets were hammered by Alabama on Tuesday, losing by a 73-48 final at Alexander Memorial Coliseum in college basketball betting action.

Duke Blue Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Virginia are 7-3
After playing Temple are 7-3
After a loss are 10-0

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-4
Before playing North Carolina State are 5-5
After playing Alabama are 2-0
After a loss are 5-5

A few Blue Devils at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duke's last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
Duke is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duke's last 6 games on the road
Duke is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games when playing at home against Duke
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Georgia Tech's last 13 games when playing Duke
Georgia Tech is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Georgia Tech is 7-17 ATS in its last 24 games when playing Duke

Next up:
Duke home to Virginia, Thursday, January 12
Georgia Tech at North Carolina State, Wednesday, January 11

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