Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (8-6) vs. Florida State Seminoles (4-11)
January 7, 2023 1:00 pm EDT
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -2.5 / Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +2.5; Over/Under: +145.5
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Florida State Seminoles meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Donald L. Tucker Center. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets look for their ninth win. The Florida State Seminoles look for their fifth win.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are averaging 71.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 68.7 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Miles Kelly is averaging 14.5 points and 3.4 rebounds, while Dallan Coleman is averaging 9.7 points and 3 rebounds. Jalon Moore is dishing 0.9 assists and Javon Franklin is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are allowing 26.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.3 rebounds per game.
The Florida State Seminoles are averaging 68.6 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 74.1 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Matthew Cleveland is averaging 14 points and 6.9 rebounds, while Darin Green Jr. is averaging 13.9 points and 3.1 rebounds. Caleb Mills is the third double-digit scorer and Cam’Ron Fletcher is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The Florida State Seminoles are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Florida State Seminoles are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.7 rebounds per game.
The Yellow Jackets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win. The Seminoles are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Yellow Jackets last 7 overall. The over is 10-3 in Seminoles last 13 home games. The underdog is 24-10 ATS in the last 34 meetings.
The Florida State Seminoles aren’t a team I’m eager to back, as they’re awful, but the fact they’re favored here tells me oddsmakers know something. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets lose in the underdog role by an average of 12.1 points and on the road by an average of 10 points. Don’t love it, but give me FSU and the chalk.