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Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Matchup Report

Georgia Tech Yellow JacketsWake Forest Demon Deacons
Feb 16, 2:00 PM | Joel Coliseum

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds

13-10TEAM RECORD11-13

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons will hit the floor running against the visiting Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Demon Deacons currently sports a 11-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-8 ATS. The Yellow Jackets are 13-10 and 10-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Demon Deacons produce a 11-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Yellow Jackets have gone 12-9 against the number.

View Georgia Tech vs Wake Forest Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Demon Deacons installed as 1-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Demon Deacons rated this week at No. 267 and the Yellow Jackets sitting at No. 64. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 71-63 result in favor of the Yellow Jackets.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Yellow Jackets is ranked No. 42 in NCAA hoops at 38.1 per game. Contrast that with Wake Forest’s No. 243 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wake Forest is the No. 270-ranked team in the country at 5.2 per game, while Georgia Tech rates No. 259 at 5.3 per game.

Defensively, Georgia Tech features the nation's No. 203-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.7 points per game. Wake Forest, meanwhile, comes in at No. 172 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Georgia Tech was a 56-53 loser at home against Clemson. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Georgia Tech suffered a 56-53 loss against Clemson on Thursday, getting 11 points from Marcus Georges-Hunt in a losing effort at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.

Wake Forest lost its last outing, a 66-63 result against Boston College on February 13. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. The Demon Deacons endured a 66-63 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Wednesday, despite a 23-point effort from C.J. Harris at Conte Forum.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing North Carolina are 1-9
After playing Clemson are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Boston College are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Yellow Jackets at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 6 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Wake Forest
Georgia Tech is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Wake Forest
Wake Forest is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Wake Forest is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Georgia Tech
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wake Forest's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wake Forest's last 7 games when playing Georgia Tech

Next up:
Georgia Tech home to North Carolina, Tuesday, February 19
Wake Forest home to Miami, Saturday, February 23