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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets host North Carolina State Wolfpack in college basketball action

North Carolina State WolfpackGeorgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Feb 9, 7:00 PM | Alexander Memorial Coliseum

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds

17-7TEAM RECORD9-14

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Alexander Memorial Coliseum Thursday as host Georgia Tech looks to handle the North Carolina State Wolfpack in NCAAB action.

Georgia Tech battles the Wolfpack, currently sitting with a 17-7 mark (8-12 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-9 for the Yellow Jackets and 11-9 for the Wolfpack.

View North Carolina State vs Georgia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Georgia Tech in this one will find them as 3.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Yellow Jackets sit at No. 106 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wolfpack sit at No. 64 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wolfpack will win this game 74-66.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Georgia Tech's No. 290-ranked offense, averaging 62.3 PPG, against a Wolfpack defense that ranks No. 203 at 67.8 PPG. The Yellow Jackets field goal percentage has averaged 43.8% so far, less than the Wolfpack marksmen have achieved on the year, 47% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Carolina State owns the country's No. 65-rated mark, allowing 64.7 points per game on the highway. Georgia Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 314 in scoring at home.

Last time out for North Carolina State, they were an 87-76 winner as they battled Wake Forest at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 13.5-point favorite. The Wolfpack grabbed an 87-76 win over the Demon Deacons on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Scott Wood at PNC Arena.

Georgia Tech won its last outing, a 51-47 result against Boston College on February 4. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite. Glen Rice Jr. scored 11 points leading the Yellow Jackets to a 51-47 victory over Boston College at Alexander Memorial Coliseum on Saturday.

North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Duke are 5-5
After playing Wake Forest are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Wake Forest are 2-8
After playing Boston College are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Wolfpack at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
North Carolina State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 5 games on the road
North Carolina State is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games on the road
North Carolina State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Georgia Tech's last 7 games when playing North Carolina State
Georgia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against North Carolina State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 7 games
Georgia Tech is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing North Carolina State

Next up:
North Carolina State at Duke, Thursday, February 16
Georgia Tech at Wake Forest, Wednesday, February 15

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