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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Pittsburgh Panthers in Battle with Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Georgia Tech when they take on the Pittsburgh Panthers on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Pittsburgh Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Panthers are 12-1 so far on the season, and 6-6 ATS vs the number. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, meanwhile, are 10-4 and 7-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Pittsburgh go 6-6 and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets go 5-7 on betting totals.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 43-rated Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets taking on the No. 18-rated Pittsburgh Panthers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has the nation's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 85 PPG. The visiting Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense ranks No. 134 allowing on average 69.93 PPG. The Panthers FG% has averaged 49.74% so far, more than the Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.67% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 25 points in a futile effort to lead the Yellow Jackets to a win (they lost 86-78 to North Carolina at Dean Smith Center on Saturday).

The battle between the Panthers and Hawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as MD-Eastern Shore was handed a 92-58 defeat on Saturday at Petersen Events Center.

Betting Trends
  • Georgia Tech is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Georgia Tech is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 7 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Georgia Tech home to Virginia, Saturday, January 9th
Pittsburgh at Notre Dame, Saturday, January 9th

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