Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Hokies in Virginia Tech at Cassell Coliseum on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Hokies sit at 11-11 (9-8-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Yellow Jackets are currently 12-9 (9-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Virginia Tech is 10-6 OU, and Georgia Tech is 12-7 OU.
Bettors looking to back visiting Georgia Tech before tip-off in this one found them as 1.5-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 71-rated Georgia Tech taking on the No. 118-rated Hokies in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-66 win for the Yellow Jackets on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Virginia Tech has the nation's No. 68-rated offensive output, at 72.3 PPG. The visiting Yellow Jackets defense ranks No. 35 allowing on average 59.5 PPG. The Hokies FG% has averaged 42.8% so far, more than the Yellow Jackets marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.
Defensively, Georgia Tech features the nation's No. 260-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.5 points per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 104 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Georgia Tech was a 56-54 loser at home against Florida State. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Yellow Jackets endured a 56-54 loss at the hands of the Seminoles on Tuesday, despite a 9-point effort from Daniel Miller at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.
In their last action, Virginia Tech was a 60-55 loser at home against Maryland. They earned a push of the 5-point spread as underdogs. Erick Green went off for 29 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Maryland handed Virginia Tech a 60-55 defeat at Cassell Coliseum.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Clemson are 3-7
After playing Florida State are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Virginia are 6-4
After playing Maryland are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Yellow Jackets at Hokies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
Georgia Tech is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia Tech
Virginia Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Georgia Tech
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia Tech
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Virginia Tech's last 9 games when playing Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech home to Clemson, Thursday, February 14
Virginia Tech at Virginia, Tuesday, February 12