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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish - 1/15/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

Game
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date & Time Wednesday January 15, 2020, 8:30 PM (EST)
Location
Hank McCamish Pavilion
Alexander Memorial Coliseum in McCamish Pavilion, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30313, USA
The Line
GT -2.5 TOTAL 134
TV Channel
ACCN
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (10-6) will visit the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (8-8) at the McCamish Pavilion. Notre Dame has dropped their last two games against North Carolina State and Louisville and will look to get back on track against Georgia Tech. 

Notre Dame is led by John Mooney who averages 15.7 points and 13.9 rebounds per game. Mooney is basically an automatic double-double. Prentiss Hubb chips in with 5.1 assists per game. The Fighting Irish average 74.9 points per game and allow 65.6 by the opposition. Notre Dame shoots 42.4 percent from the field and snag 40.2 rebounds per game.

Georgia Tech is coming off a win at Boston College a week after defeating North Carolina at home. In the middle of the two wins was a loss to Duke at home. Georgia Tech might be peaking right now with help from Michael Devoe who averages 16.1 points for the Yellow Jackets. Moses Wright leads the team with 8.2 rebounds and Jose Alvarado averages 4.9 assists per game to lead in that category. Georgia Tech averages 67.6 points for and allow 67.3 points against. The Yellow Jackets shoot 44.2 percent from the field and rebound 35.8 times collectively as a unit. 

Fighting Irish are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games.
Yellow Jackets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
Under is 5-2 in Fighting Irish last 7 games as a road favorite.
Under is 8-1 in Yellow Jackets last 9 overall.

Georgia Tech defeated North Carolina, lost to Duke by nine, and then beat Boston College on the road by 19. They’re peaking at the perfect time in ACC play while Notre Dame has lost two straight games. Respect must be given to this Georgia Tech team as they’ve fought some of the top competition and have competed. This isn’t a fluke. This is a team getting better in January. At home, Georgia Tech will win this one outright against a struggle Notre Dame. Yellow Jackets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. Final Score Prediction, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets win and cover ATS 67-65.

Pick:
Georgia Tech -2.5
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