Virginia Tech Hokies host Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in college basketball action
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