Georgia Tech vs. Louisville - 2/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisville Cardinals (21-6) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (12-15)
College Basketball: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Hank McCarmish Pavilion)
The Line: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets meet Monday at the McCamish Pavilion.
The Louisville Cardinals look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, Louisville is averaging 70.5 points on 40.3 percent shooting and is allowing 59.1 points on 37.9 percent shooting. Terry Rozier is averaging 17.6 points and 5.6 rebounds while Montrezl Harrell is averaging 15.6 points and 9.5 rebounds. Chris Jones is dishing 3.6 assists and Chinanu Onuaku is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Louisville Cardinals have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 66.9 percent from the line and 30.4 percent from downtown. Defensively, Louisville is allowing 29.2 percent shooting from beyond the arc and has given up 56 or less points in four of its last six games.
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have lost five of their last seven games and look for their second ranked win. On the season, Georgia Tech is averaging 64.2 points on 41.3 percent shooting and is allowing 64.2 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Marcus Georges-Hunt is averaging 13.9 points and 5.6 rebounds while Charles Mitchell is averaging 9.8 points and 6.7 rebounds. Demarco Cox is grabbing 5.9 rebounds and Quinton Stephens is shooting 37 percent from the field. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have three players averaging at least 8.7 points, and they’re shooting 66 percent from the line and 28.1 percent from downtown. Defensively, Georgia Tech is allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four of its last five games.
The Cardinals are 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 Monday games and 7-15-2 ATS in their last 24 games overall. The Yellow Jackets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss and 18-8-1 ATS in their last 27 games following a ATS loss.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets don't have the horses to compete in this game, as the Cards are starting to hit their stride. Look for Louisville to win rather easily.