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Hurricanes face Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Miami HurricanesGeorgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Jan 24, 9:00 PM | Alexander Memorial Coliseum

Miami Hurricanes vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds


Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Alexander Memorial Coliseum Tuesday as host Georgia Tech looks to handle the Miami Hurricanes in NCAAB action.

The Yellow Jackets sport records of 8-11 and 6-8 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hurricanes have 10-7 and 5-9-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-6 for the Yellow Jackets and 9-6 for the Hurricanes.

View Miami vs Georgia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Georgia Tech in this one will find them as 1.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Yellow Jackets, most recently No. 65 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hurricanes, who rate No. 137 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 69-67 victory for the Hurricanes.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgia Tech's No. 275 nationally ranked offense (63.1 points per game) against a Hurricanes defense that sits as the No. 210 at 68.2 PPG. The Yellow Jackets have been averaging 44.3% from the field, almost the same as the Hurricanes have managed so far this season (44.3% on average).

Defensively, Miami features the nation's No. 103-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.2 points per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 297 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Miami was a 78-73 loser at home against North Carolina State. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Kenny Kadji scored 20 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 78-73 against North Carolina State in college basketball action at BankUnited Center.

Georgia Tech was a 64-62 loser in its last match on the road against Clemson. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. The Yellow Jackets endured a 64-62 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Glen Rice Jr. at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston College are 5-5
After playing North Carolina State are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing North Carolina are 3-7
After playing Clemson are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Hurricanes at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
Miami is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Miami is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 7 games
Georgia Tech is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Miami
Georgia Tech is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Miami at Boston College, Sunday, January 29
Georgia Tech at North Carolina, Sunday, January 29