Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets home to The Citadel Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball betting action
The Citadel Bulldogs vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Georgia Tech and The Citadel on Saturday, with the host Yellow Jackets trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Yellow Jackets sport records of 7-2 and 4-3 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 3-6 and 1-2-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-3 for the Yellow Jackets and 2-1 for the Bulldogs.
Bettors looking to back visiting The Citadel before tip-off in this one found them as 25-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 148 (Yellow Jackets) and the No. 325 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-58 result in favor of the Yellow Jackets has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgia Tech's No. 249-ranked offense, averaging 64.3 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 314 at 75 PPG. The Yellow Jackets field goal percentage has averaged 42.9% so far, less than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Defensively, The Citadel features the nation's No. 345-rated defense on the road, allowing 88.2 points per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 285 nationally in scoring at home.
The Citadel was a 97-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against St. Bonaventure. They failed to cover the 22-point spread as underdogs. The Citadel was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by St. Bonaventure and falling by a 97-57 score at Reilly Center.
Georgia Tech was a 75-41 winner in their most recent outing at home against Alabama State. The battle between the Yellow Jackets and Hornets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Alabama State was handed a 75-41 defeat on Monday at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Clemson are 4-0
After a loss are 2-8
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Fordham are 0-1
After playing Alabama State are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Bulldogs at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
The Citadel is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Georgia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The Citadel at Clemson, Tuesday, January 1
Georgia Tech home to Fordham, Saturday, December 29