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Point spread favors Yellow Jackets in battle with Demon Deacons

Wake Forest Demon DeaconsGeorgia Tech Yellow Jackets
March 3, 12:00 PM | Alexander Memorial Coliseum

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds

13-16TEAM RECORD10-19

The Yellow Jackets will be trying to slam the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday when the teams tip off at Alexander Memorial Coliseum in college betting action.

Georgia Tech battles the Demon Deacons, currently sitting with a 13-16 mark (14-11-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 10-14 for the Yellow Jackets and 10-16 for the Demon Deacons.

View Wake Forest vs Georgia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Yellow Jackets installed as 4.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 109-rated Yellow Jackets and the No. 295-ranked Demon Deacons, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 63-61 result in favor of the Yellow Jackets.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Georgia Tech's No. 313-ranked scoring average of 60.7 PPG, against a Demon Deacons defense rated No. 257 and allowing 70 PPG. The Yellow Jackets FG% has averaged 43% to date this season, more than the Demon Deacons shooters have managed so far (42.7% per game).

Defensively, Wake Forest features the nation's No. 252-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.2 points per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 330 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Wake Forest, they were a 79-71 loser as they battled Duke at home. They covered in the match as a 12-point underdog. The Demon Deacons endured a 79-71 loss at the hands of the Blue Devils on Tuesday, despite an 18 -point effort from Nikita Mescheriakov at Joel Coliseum.

Georgia Tech lost its last outing, a 56-52 result against Boston College on February 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Daniel Miller scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Yellow Jackets to a win (they lost 56-52 to Boston College at Conte Forum on Wednesday).

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Duke are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Boston College are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

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

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