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Boston College vs. Georgia Tech Prediction 1/6/2024

The Boston College Eagles (9-4) travel to face off against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (8-5) on Saturday, January 6th. This game will be played at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta and televised on ESPN2. Both Boston College and Georgia Tech will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 4:00 ET.

Boston College Eagles vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

The Boston College Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

So far this season, Boston College has an overall record of 9-4 and are 2-1 on the road. In their last game, they faced Wake Forest and lost by a score of 84-78.

As the underdog in today’s game, Boston College comes in with a point spread of +1. So far this season, they have been the underdog in four games and have a record of 2-2 in those games.

As the underdog this season, Boston College has gone 2-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Eagles have an ATS mark of 5-5. On the road this year, BC is 1-2 ATS and for their last 10 road games, they are 5-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Boston College games is 9-3-1. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 151.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (143). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 160 points.

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Georgia Tech will be looking to bounce back from a 82-71 loss to Florida State in their last game. So far this season, the Yellow Jackets are 8-5 overall and 5-2 at home. In their last 10 games at home, Georgia Tech is 8-2.

Coming into today’s game, Georgia Tech is favored by 1 point and has been favored in 4 of their 13 games this season. As the favorite, the Yellow Jackets are 3-1.

Georgia Tech’s ATS record this season is currently 6-6-1. At home, the Yellow Jackets have gone 3-3-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Georgia Tech has a mark of 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

Georgia Tech’s over/under record this season is 5-8 and the average scoring total in their games is 143.5 points. Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (145.9). So far, 10 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 143 points.

Boston College Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Boston College offense tallied 78 points in a matchup against Wake Forest. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.5%, and they made 9 threes. Offensively, the Eagles hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 112nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 130th in terms of percentage and 167th in three-pointers made.

Quinten Post (F) 18.4 8.1 3.2
Claudell Harris Jr. (G) 14.7 3.3 1.8
Jaeden Zackery (G) 12.7 3.1 4.4

Georgia Tech Offense Breakdown

The Georgia Tech offense is coming off a game where they scored 71 points against Florida State. They posted a field goal percentage of 42.4% and connected on 7 threes. One area that the Georgia Tech offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 133rd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 41%.

Miles Kelly (G) 15.2 6.0 2.0
Kowacie Reeves (G) 12.2 4.8 0.8
Baye Ndongo (F) 11.7 9.1 1.0

Boston College Team Defense

On defense, Boston College is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Boston College’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 35.5% this season.

Georgia Tech Team Defense

At this time, the Yellow Jackets’ defense is positioned 155th in the country, permitting 71.9 points per game. So far, the Georgia Tech defense is giving up an average of 9.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.2 times per game (571st).

Eagles vs Yellow Jackets Trends

  • Across their three previous road games, Boston College has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-1 while averaging 76 points per game.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Georgia Tech has an ATS record of 5-5 while averaging 72 per game. The team went 6-4 overall in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Eagles have a straight up record of 2-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.
  • Across their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 2-1 while going 0-2-1 against the spread.

Eagles vs Yellow Jackets Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Yellow Jackets to win, and have the projected score sitting at 76-67. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Yellow Jackets at -1.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 146.5, and our model predicts the Eagles and Yellow Jackets to score a combined 143 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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