Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Pittsburgh Panthers (15-15) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (15-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 9:00 pm (McCamish Pavilion)
The Line: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets -5 -- Over/Under: 129
The Pittsburgh Panthers and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets meet in college basketball action from McCamish Pavilion on Wednesday.
Pittsburgh is sitting at 15-15 on the year. Currently Pittsburgh is on a six-game losing streak, falling to Clemson, Virginia Tech, Florida State, Virginia, Syracuse and North Carolina State.
In the loss to NC State, Pittsburgh’s top scorer was Au’Diese Toney with 24 points, five rebounds and one assist. Xavier Johnson added 13 points, three assists and one rebound there, and Eric Hamilton doubled up on 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Over on the Georgia Tech side, they’re 15-14 this season. In the last five games Georgia Tech is 4-1, falling to Syracuse and taking out Louisville, Wake Forest, Clemson and Miami-FL.
In the win over Miami, Georgia Tech’s Jose Alvarado put up 16 points, four rebounds and two assists. Michael Devoe had 14 points, six rebounds and two assists there, and James Banks doubled on 13 points, 14 rebounds and one assist for Georgia Tech.
Georgia Tech is 5-0 ATS in their last five home games and 36-15-1 ATS in their last 52 Wednesday games. Georgia Tech is 4-1 ATS in their last five overall and the under is 6-2 in the last eight Wednesday games.
Meanwhile, Pittsburgh is 0-4 ATS in the last four Wednesday games and 2-5 ATS in the last seven road games. Pittsburgh is 1-4-1 ATS in the last six overall and 1-6 ATS in their last seven after an ATS win.
Pittsburgh put up a respectable 73 points in a four-point loss to NC State their last time out, but prior to that things had been pretty bad offensively. In the five games previous, Pittsburgh had notched 67 points or fewer each time.
As for Georgia Tech, they haven’t been offensive dynamos themselves with 68 or fewer in each of their last two, but they’ve held things together on the other side pretty well. This one’s probably going to be a lower-scoring game, so there's not a lot of room to play with on a relatively thin line. Still, I like Georgia Tech on the cover.