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NCAA Basketball betting line favors Demon Deacons over Yellow Jackets

Georgia Tech Yellow JacketsWake Forest Demon Deacons
11-10February 01, 2014, 12:00 | Joel Coliseum14-7



Joel Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the visiting Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in college hoops action on Saturday.

Supporters of the Yellow Jackets have watched them go 11-10 and 6-8-1 ATS on the year, while the Demon Deacons are at 14-7 and 8-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Demon Deacons are 5-11, while the Yellow Jackets have a 7-6-2 mark.

View Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Demon Deacons installed as -5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 233-rated Georgia Tech taking on the No. 256-rated Demon Deacons in this contest.

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Georgia Tech lost its last outing, a 78-65 result against North Carolina on January 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Georgia Tech suffered a 78-65 loss against North Carolina on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Trae Golden in a losing effort at Hank McCarmish Pavilion.

Wake Forest was a 67-57 loser in its last match at home against Syracuse. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Devin Thomas scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Demon Deacons to a win (they lost 67-57 to Syracuse at Joel Coliseum on Wednesday).

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wake Forest's No. 40-rated squad against Georgia Tech's No. 70-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wake Forest rates No. 214 in the country with 5.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 200 nationally with 5.24 per match.

A few Yellow Jackets at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
Georgia Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Georgia Tech is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Wake Forest
Wake Forest is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Wake Forest is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 5 games
Wake Forest is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home


Next up:
Georgia Tech at Clemson, Tuesday, February 4th
Wake Forest at Duke, Tuesday, February 4th

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