Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (11-17) vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (20-8)
February 26, 2022 5:00 pm EDT
The Line: Notre Dame Fighting Irish -10 / Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +10; Over/Under: +136
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Notre Dame Fighting Irish meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Purcell Pavilion. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish look for a win after winning 10 of their last 12 games.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are averaging 68.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 69.4 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Michael Devoe is averaging 18.5 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Jordan Usher is averaging 14.3 points and 6.6 rebounds. Kyle Strudivant is dishing 2.3 assists and Dallan Coleman is grabbing 1.9 rebounds. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are allowing 30.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are averaging 71.5 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 66.7 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Paul Atkinson Jr. is averaging 16 points and 6 rebounds, while Blake Wesley is averaging 14.7 points and 3.5 rebounds. Dane Goodwin is the third double-digit scorer and Paul Atkinson Jr. is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.6 rebounds per game.
The Yellow Jackets are 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 road games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Fighting Irish are 20-8-1 ATS in their last 29 Saturday games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Yellow Jackets last 5 overall. The over is 4-0 in Fighting Irish last 4 overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the better team, and they’re going to get some benefit of the doubt at home. However, this line is a bit too steep. While the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have their issues, they only lose on the road by an average of 5.4 points, and they lose as an underdog by an average of 6.8 points. It feels like we’re getting a few extra buckets. Give me the Yellow Jackets.