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Georgia Tech vs Virginia 12/31/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Virginia Cavaliers (9-2) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (7-5)
December 31, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
The Line: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +9.5 / Virginia Cavaliers -9.5; Over/Under: +127.5
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The Virginia Cavaliers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets meet Saturday in college basketball action at the McCamish Pavilion. The Virginia Cavaliers look for their 10th win. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets look for their eighth win.

The Virginia Cavaliers are averaging 69.8 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 58.5 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Jayden Gardner is averaging 11.8 points and 6 rebounds, while Kihei Clark is averaging 11.2 points and 5.5 assists. Armaan Franklin is the third double-digit scorer and Reece Beekman is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Virginia Cavaliers are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Virginia Cavaliers are allowing3334.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game.

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are averaging 72.5 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Miles Kelly is averaging 13.6 points and 3.6 rebounds, while Jalon Moore is averaging 10.1 points and 6.2 rebounds. Dallan Coleman is dishing 0.7 assists and Javon Franklin is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.1 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are allowing 26.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game.

The Cavaliers are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games and 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Yellow Jackets are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The under is 4-1 in Cavaliers last 5 overall. The over is 4-1 in Yellow Jackets last 5 overall. The road team is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

The Virginia Cavaliers don’t have the offensive horses to blow decent teams out most nights, and Georgia Tech has been solid this season. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets not only win on the year by an average of 4.3 points, but they win at home by an average of 15.7 points. This is a lot of points. I’ll take a shot with the Yellow Jackets.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +9.5

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