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Duke Blue Devils host Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in college basketball action

Georgia Tech Yellow JacketsDuke Blue Devils
Jan 17, 9:00 PM | Cameron Indoor Stadium

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Duke Blue Devils Odds


The Duke Blue Devils host Georgia Tech on Thursday, looking to build on their 15-1 mark against the 10-5 Yellow Jackets in college hoops action at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

The Blue Devils bring a 15-1 record (9-7 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-5 Yellow Jackets, who are 6-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Duke go 7-9 so far and the Yellow Jackets go 7-6.

View Georgia Tech vs Duke Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Blue Devils installed as 17-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Blue Devils - Yellow Jackets odds would favor the Blue Devils if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Duke is rated No. 9 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Georgia Tech is at No. 121. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 83-74 win for the Blue Devils.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Duke's No. 138-rated squad against Georgia Tech's No. 81-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Duke rates No. 53 in the country with 7.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 251 nationally with 5.4 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Georgia Tech owns the country's No. 271-rated mark, allowing 75.3 points per game on the highway. Duke, on the other hand, rates No. 53 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Georgia Tech was a 70-65 loser at home against Virginia Tech. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. The Yellow Jackets endured a 70-65 loss at the hands of the Hokies on Saturday, despite a 12-point effort from Robert Carter at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.

Last time out for Duke, they were an 84-76 loser as they battled North Carolina State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Duke got 22 points from Seth Curry but lost anyway, 84-76, to North Carolina State on Saturday at PNC Arena.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing North Carolina are 2-8
After playing Virginia Tech are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Duke Blue Devils Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing North Carolina State are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

A few Yellow Jackets at Blue Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Georgia Tech's last 8 games when playing on the road against Duke
Georgia Tech is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Duke
Georgia Tech is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Duke is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Duke is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia Tech
Duke is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
Duke is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Georgia Tech

Next up:
Georgia Tech at North Carolina, Wednesday, January 23
Duke at Miami, Wednesday, January 23