St. Mary's Gaels visit Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in college basketball clash
St. Mary's Gaels vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds
Anaheim Convention Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the visiting St. Mary's Gaels in college hoops action on Sunday.
The game is being played at Anaheim Convention Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Gaels will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 2-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Yellow Jackets are 2-1 ATS. St. Mary's is 2-0 on the totals; Georgia Tech is 1-2.
Bettors looking to side with Georgia Tech in this one found them as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Yellow Jackets, most recently No. 121 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Gaels, who rate No. 22 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-74 victory for the Gaels.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgia Tech has the nation's No. 281-rated offensive output, at 60.5 PPG. The visiting Gaels defense ranks No. 195 allowing on average 66.6 PPG. The Yellow Jackets FG% has averaged 41.9% so far, less than the Gaels marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.5% per game.
Defensively, St. Mary's features the nation's No. 59-rated defense on the road, allowing 58 points per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 294 nationally in scoring at home.
St. Mary's lost its last outing, a 76-66 result against Pacific on November 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite. Matthew Dellavedova scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Gaels to a win (they lost 76-66 to Pacific at Anaheim Convention Center on Friday).
Last time out for Georgia Tech, they were a 68-57 loser as they battled California on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog. The Yellow Jackets got 16 points from Mfon Udofia, but it was California that prevailed in a 68-57 final on Friday at Anaheim Convention Center.
St. Mary's Gaels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Cal Poly are 3-6
After playing Pacific are 3-1
After a loss are 7-3
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Illinois are 1-0
After a loss are 3-7
A few Gaels at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
Georgia Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Georgia Tech is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games
St. Mary's home to Cal Poly, Saturday, December 1
Georgia Tech at Illinois, Wednesday, November 28