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