Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (9-5) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (8-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Joel Coliseum)
The Line: Wake Forest Demon Deacons -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Wake Forest Demon Deacons play Saturday at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have lost three of their last four games and play their fourth true road game. On the season, Georgia Tech is averaging 65.9 points on 41.6 percent shooting and is allowing 62.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Marcus Georges-Hunt is averaging 13.1 points and 5.4 rebounds while Charles Mitchell is averaging 11.1 points and 8.1 rebounds. Demarco Cox is grabbing six rebounds and Quinton Stephens is shooting 36.2 percent from the field. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets rely on their length, as they’re grabbing 40.2 rebounds and holding teams to 28.3 percent shooting from deep. georgia Tech has allowed 66 or less points in eight of its last 10 games. Offensively, Georgia Tech is shooting 66.2 percent from the line and 23.4 percent from beyond the arc.
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have split their last eight games and are 0-3 in conference play. On the season, Wake Forest is averaging 70.2 points on 42.9 percent shooting and is allowing 68 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Codi Miller-McIntyre is averaging 13.1 points and 3.8 assists while Devin Thomas is averaging 12.8 points and 9.4 rebounds. Konstantinos Mitoglou is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Mitchell Wilbekin is shooting 41.8 percent from the field. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are also a long team, grabbing nearly 40 rebounds and producing almost five blocks. Offensively, Wake Forest is shooting 64.4 percent from the line and 32.6 percent from deep. Defensively, Wake Forest is allowing 30.3 percent shooting from downtown and has allowed 66 or less points in four of its last six games.
The Yellow Jackets are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 road games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 vs. Atlantic Coast. The Demon Deacons are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-11 ATS in their last 16 vs. Atlantic Coast. The Yellow Jackets are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the favorite is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
In a toss up game, I'll go with the team that's at home and is coming off a dogfight of a game against Duke. Look for Wake Forest to bounce back here with a solid home win and cover.