Georgia Tech vs. Wake Forest - 3/3/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (11-18) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (12-18)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 12:00 pm (Hank McCarmish Pavilion)
The Line: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets -3 -- Over/Under: 141.5 See the Latest Odds
ACC college basketball rivals the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets clash on Saturday.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have been largely competitive but that hasn’t been enough to win games. Wake Forest comes in off of a 76-71 loss to Notre Dame where both teams sank shots at around 44% with the Fighting Irish holding a decisive 18-10 advantage at the stripe.
USA TODAY Sports
Mitchell Wilbekin topped a balanced Demon Deacons offense with 14 points on 5-8 while Brandon Childress added 13 points and five yanks on 5-11. Wake Forest saw Chaundee Brown and Keyshawn Woods toss in 12 points apiece while Doral Moore added nine points and six rebounds.
The past three weeks have been unkind to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets who struggled to score the basketball during a seven game slide. Georgia Tech got back in the win column in a 78-75 win versus NC State with a 51.6%-44.6% shooting edge making the difference.
The Yellow Jackets saw Tadric Jackson lead all scorers with 22 points, five pulls and five helpers followed by Ben Lammers with 20 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Josh Okogie gave Georgia Tech 18 points and six boards with Evan Cole and Brandon Alston chipping in with seven points each.
Wake Forest are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 games overall. Georgia Tech are 18-7 ATS in their last 25 home games and under is 10-4 in Georgia Tech last 14 Saturday games and under is 38-16-1 in Georgia Tech last 55 home games.
It seems to me that Georgia Tech should be more of a favorite versus a less then imposing Wake Forest…