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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Louisville Cardinals in Battle with Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Louisville Cardinals at Hank McCarmish Pavilion on Saturday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Georgia Tech sat as 5.5-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Louisville Cardinals vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 11-7 so far on the season, and 9-6-1 ATS vs the number. The Louisville Cardinals, meanwhile, are 15-3 and 8-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Georgia Tech go 8-8 and the Louisville Cardinals go 6-8 on betting totals.

The Yellow Jackets - Cardinals odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgia Tech is rated No. 52 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Louisville is at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgia Tech has the nation's No. 91-rated offensive output, at 76.72 PPG. The visiting Louisville Cardinals defense ranks No. 2 allowing on average 58.17 PPG. The Yellow Jackets FG% has averaged 45.12% so far, less than the Georgia Tech Cardinals marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.23% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals grabbed a 84-65 win over the Seminoles on Wednesday, behind a 20-point effort from Quentin Snider at KFC Yum! Center.

Georgia Tech got 27 points from Marcus Georges-Hunt on the way to a 78-77 loss against Virginia Tech on Saturday at Hank McCarmish Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Louisville is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Louisville is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • Louisville is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Louisville is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games on the road
  • Georgia Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games
  • Georgia Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Georgia Tech is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Louisville

Next Betting Matchups

Louisville at Virginia Tech, Wednesday, January 27th
Georgia Tech at North Carolina State, Wednesday, January 27th

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