The Pittsburgh Panthers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets meet Saturday in college basketball action at the McCamish Pavilion. The Pittsburgh Panthers look for their 12th win. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets look to get above a .500 record.
The Pittsburgh Panthers are averaging 75.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Blake Hinson is averaging 16.8 points and 1.6 assists, while Jamarius Burton is averaging 16.8 points and 5.1 rebounds. Nelly Cummings is the third double-digit scorer and Greg Elliott is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Pittsburgh Panthers are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Pittsburgh Panthers are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game.
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 Panthers are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 11-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Yellow Jackets are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games. The over is 5-0 in Panthers last 5 overall. The over is 5-1 in Yellow Jackets last 6 home games. The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will have their chances at home where they're a decent team, but we're not laying much and Pittsburgh has been the more consistent side. The Pittsburgh Panthers win in the favorite role by an average of 18.4 points. I'll lay the bucket with the Panthers on the road.