Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Virginia Cavaliers - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Cavaliers (12-2) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (10-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Hank McCarmish Pavilion)
The Line: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +7 -- Over/Under: 134.5 See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will host the Virginia Cavaliers this Saturday.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets come into this game with a 10-5 record and are currently ranked 11th in the ACC. The Yellow Jackets are currently on a 2 game losing streak with their most recent game being a 89-84 loss to Pittsburgh. Through 15 games this season the leading scorer for Yellow Jackets has been Marcus George-Hunt who is averaging 15.2 points per game and 3.5 rebounds. Adam Smith is second on the team with 14.7 points per game and 2.2 rebounds.
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The 4th ranked Virginia Cavaliers come into this game with a 12-2 record and are currently ranked 8th in the ACC. The Cavaliers are coming off of a 70-68 loss to Virginia Tech. Through 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Cavaliers has been Malcolm Brogdon who is averaging 16.6 points per game and 4.5 rebounds with 3.1 assists. Anthony Gill is second on the team with 15.4 points per game and 6.4 rebounds.
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-1 against the spread in their last 8 games following a loss. The Cavaliers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games. Georgia Tech is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games following a loss. The Yellow Jackets are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games overall.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets most recent losses have been to Pitt and UNC. The Yellow Jackets will have another tough test against Virginia. I think Georgia Tech will tired out from their last 2 games. Il take Virginia to cover on the road and shake off their last loss.