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Georgia Tech vs Pittsburgh Basketball Picks 1-23-24

Pittsburgh Panthers (11-7) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (9-9)
January 23, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +3.5; Over/Under: 145.5
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The Pitt Panthers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at McCamish Pavilion. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Pitt vs Georgia Tech prediction.

Pitt Looks to Build on Last Game

At times this season, Pitt has been a bit inconsistent but they sure looked good in the last game. Pitt faced off against Duke and they scored 80 points on the way to the four point victory. Blake Hinson had a strong game putting up 24 points and eight rebounds. Pitt on the season is averaging 76.5 points while their defnese is giving up 66.8 points per game. The defense is ranked 69th in the league. Blake Hinson is having a strong season averaging 18.4 points while shooting 43.7 percent from the field. 

Georgia Tech Dropped the Ball

Georgia Tech had a chance at home to pick up a big victory but they laid an egg against the Virginia Cavaliers in the last game and they ended up losing 75-66. They gave up 42 points in the second half and that led to the defeat. Naithan George had a strong game putting up 15 points. Georgia Tech is averaging 73.6 points while their defense is giving up 75.2 points per game. The defense is ranked 271st in the league and the defense is going to need to be a whole lot better here. Miles Kelly is averaging 15.1 points while shooting 35.4 percent from the field. Georgia Tech will face Virginia Tech after this one.

Pitt vs Georgia Tech Betting Prediction 

Pitt is coming off a big win, but they are going to take a step back on the road. They are still on the road and htye are going to struggle here to defend. Georgia Tech is averaging 73.6 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. Pitt is going to struggle to find enough offense to keep it close, and that will be the difference as they get the job done. Back Georgia Tech against the spread here. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Georgia Tech +3.5

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Shane Mickle

Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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