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NCAA Basketball betting line favors Blue Devils over Yellow Jackets

Duke Blue DevilsGeorgia Tech Yellow Jackets
20-5February 18, 2014, 09:00 | Hank McCarmish Pavilion13-12



A key college battle sees the visiting Duke Blue Devils travelling to Georgia Tech Tuesday to take on the Yellow Jackets.

Georgia Tech will face the 20-5 Blue Devils, who own a 16-9 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Yellow Jackets are 9-8-2 on the OU so far this season while the Blue Devils are 12-12-1.

View Duke Blue Devils vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Yellow Jackets in this one found them listed as 10.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Tuesday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Blue Devils was expected to move the line.

This game matches up the No. 226 (Yellow Jackets) and the No. 1 (Blue Devils) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Last time out for Duke, they were a 69-67 winner as they battled Maryland at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 13.5-point favorite. The Blue Devils got 23 points from Jabari Parker as Duke ran past Maryland 69-67 on Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Georgia Tech won its last outing, a 74-71 result against Boston College on February 13. They earned a push in that game as a 3-point favorite. The Yellow Jackets got 18 points from Daniel Miller as Georgia Tech ran past Boston College 74-71 on Thursday at Hank McCarmish Pavilion.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Georgia Tech's No. 94-rated squad against Duke's No. 142-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Georgia Tech rates No. 207 in the country with 5.12 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 nationally with 9.48 per match.

A few Blue Devils at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
Duke is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Duke is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke's last 5 games
Duke is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Georgia Tech is 0-3-2 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Georgia Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Georgia Tech is 7-15 ATS in its last 22 games when playing Duke


Next up:
Duke at North Carolina, Thursday, February 20th
Georgia Tech at Clemson, Saturday, February 22nd

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