Georgia Tech Yellow vs. Virginia Tech - 2/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Tech Hokies (18-8) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (11-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm (Hank McCarmish Pavilion)
The Line: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Virginia Tech Hokies visit ACC college basketball rival the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday.
The Virginia Tech Hokies are looking for a top four finish in the ACC but can’t afford too many more losses with the end of the season in sight. Virginia Tech saw a two game winning streak end in a 74-52 defeat at Duke where 52.9% shooting couldn’t compete with the Blue Devils 50% marksmanship.
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Justin Bibbs was the Hokies top weapon and lone double digit scorer with 15 points on 6-7 from the floor including 3-6 from long range. Kerry Blackshear Jr. gave Virginia Tech nine points and four pulls on 3-9 accuracy while Chris Clark chipped in with seven points.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets lone goal is to stay out of the conference basement but the team has lost four in a row after a 79-62 loss at Wake Forest on Wednesday. Georgia Tech shot the ball well at 51.2% but the Demon Deacons rode 49.2% accuracy and 16 more looks to an easy win.
The Yellow Jackets received 20 points and five pulls from Josh Okogie with Ben Lammers adding 14 points and eight rebounds. Abdoulaye Gueye gave Georgia Tech 12 points followed by Evan Cole with eight points and another eight rebounds.
Under is 9-3 in Georgia Tech last 12 Saturday games and over is 6-2 in Georgia Tech last 8 overall and over is 6-2 in Georgia Tech last 8 vs. Atlantic Coast.
Virginia Tech looks like a solid team and look very capable of winning and covering…