Miami vs. Georgia Tech - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (9-10) at Miami Hurricanes (14-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm (BankUnited Center)
The Line: Miami -10 See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Miami Hurricanes play Wednesday at the BankUnited Center.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have lost seven straight games and play their seventh true road game. On the season, Georgia Tech is averaging 63.5 points on 40.8 percent shooting and is allowing 63.6 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Marcus Georges-Hunt is averaging 12.9 points and 5.5 rebounds while Charles Mitchell is averaging 9.8 points and 7.5 rebounds. Demarco Cox is grabbing 5.9 rebounds and Quinton Stephens is shooting 37.3 percent from the field. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from downtown and has given up 66 or less points in five of their last eight games. Offensively, Georgia Tech is shooting 66.6 percent from the line and 25.6 percent from downtown. Georgia Tech is 1-5 SU on the road.
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The Miami Hurricanes have won five of their last seven games and look for their fifth ACC win. On the season, Miami is averaging 70.4 points on 44.7 percent shooting and is allowing 62.7 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Sheldon McClellan is averaging 15 points and 5.5 rebounds while Angel Rodriguez is averaging 14.4 points and 4.6 assists. Tonye Jekiri is grabbing 10.3 rebounds and Manu Lecomte is shooting 44.7 percent from the field. The Miami Hurricanes have six players averaging at least 6.3 points, and they’re shooting 72.1 percent from the line and 37.2 percent from deep. Defensively, Miami is allowing 33 percent shooting from downtown and has given up 62 or less points in four of its last seven games.
The Yellow Jackets are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 road games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 vs. Atlantic Coast. The Hurricanes are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Yellow Jackets are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Georgia Tech was able to keep road games against Notre Dame, Wake Forest and Pittsburgh within single digits. Miami has been shaky on its home court for whatever reason. Give me the points.