Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets host Virginia Cavaliers in college basketball action
Virginia Cavaliers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets host Virginia on Sunday, looking to build on their 11-8 mark against the 15-5 Cavaliers in college hoops action at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.
The Yellow Jackets currently sports a 11-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-9 ATS. The Cavaliers are 15-5 and 11-6-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Yellow Jackets produce a 11-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cavaliers have gone 5-8 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets as 2-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 73 (Yellow Jackets) and the No. 160 (Cavaliers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 71-66 result in favor of the Cavaliers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgia Tech's No. 221 nationally ranked offense (65.5 points per game) against a Cavaliers defense that sits as the No. 3 at 51.2 PPG. The Yellow Jackets have been averaging 42.2% from the field, less than the Cavaliers have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).
Defensively, Virginia features the nation's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.7 points per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 249 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Virginia, they were a 58-55 winner as they battled North Carolina State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. Virginia got 22 points from Joe Harris en route to a 58-55 victory over North Carolina State on Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena.
Georgia Tech was a 63-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Clemson. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Daniel Miller scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Yellow Jackets to a win (they lost 63-60 to Clemson at Littlejohn Coliseum on Tuesday).
Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Clemson are 3-7
After playing North Carolina State are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Florida State are 7-3
After playing Clemson are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Cavaliers at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia's last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
Virginia is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
Virginia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games
Georgia Tech is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
Georgia Tech is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Virginia
Georgia Tech is 12-4-1 ATS in its last 17 games when playing at home against Virginia
Virginia home to Clemson, Thursday, February 7
Georgia Tech home to Florida State, Tuesday, February 5