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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets take on Hokies in college basketball test

Georgia Tech Yellow JacketsVirginia Tech Hokies
Feb 18, 3:00 PM | Cassell Coliseum

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds

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College hoops betting interest focuses on the Virginia Tech vs Georgia Tech battle Saturday at Cassell Coliseum as the Hokies look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

Virginia Tech battles the Yellow Jackets, currently sitting with a 9-16 mark (7-13 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-14 for the Hokies and 9-11 for the Yellow Jackets.

View Georgia Tech vs Virginia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Georgia Tech before tip-off in this one will find them as 9-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hokies at No. 44 and the Yellow Jackets at No. 103 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-61 result in favor of the Hokies.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Virginia Tech's No. 219-ranked offense, averaging 65.8 PPG, against a Yellow Jackets defense that ranks No. 78 at 63.1 PPG. The Hokies field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Yellow Jackets marksmen have achieved on the year, 43% per game.

Defensively, Georgia Tech features the nation's No. 50-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.2 points per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 166 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Georgia Tech, they were a 59-50 loser as they battled Wake Forest on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. Georgia Tech suffered a 59-50 loss against Wake Forest on Wednesday, getting 12 points from Glen Rice Jr. in a losing effort at Joel Coliseum.

Virginia Tech lost its last outing, a 48-47 result against Florida State on February 16. They covered in that game as a 10-point underdog. Erick Green scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Hokies to a win (they lost 48-47 to Florida State at Tucker Center on Thursday).

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Clemson are 2-8
After playing Wake Forest are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Virginia are 6-4
After playing Florida State are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Yellow Jackets at Hokies trends to consider:
Georgia Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia Tech
Virginia Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Georgia Tech
Virginia Tech is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 7 games when playing Georgia Tech

Next up:
Georgia Tech home to Clemson, Tuesday, February 21
Virginia Tech home to Virginia, Tuesday, February 21

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