Florida State Seminoles vs Georgia Tech NCAAB Betting Prediction

Florida State Seminoles vs Georgia Tech Prediction 3/2/2024

The Florida State Seminoles (15-13) travel to face off against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (12-16) on Saturday, March 2nd. This game will be played at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta and televised on ESPN2. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

Florida State Seminoles vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

The Florida State Seminoles Are Coming Off A Win

Florida State comes into tonight’s game with a 15-13 record, including a 9-8 mark in ACC play. On the road, the Seminoles are 5-6 this season, and they have lost their last two games away from home.

For the season, Florida State has been favored in 14 of their 28 games, going 9-5 in those contests. Their average scoring margin on the road this year is -2.7 points per game.

Florida State’s ATS record this season is 14-13-1. On the road, they have gone 6-5 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seminoles have gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 149 is lower than the average over/under line in Florida State’s games this year (150.1). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 156 points.

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Are Coming Off A Win

Georgia Tech is coming off an 80-76 win over Miami (FL) and has a 12-16 record this season. They are 5-11 in Atlantic Coast Conference play and 7-5 in non-conference games.

At home, the Yellow Jackets are 7-7 this season, including a 3-7 mark in their last ten games. On the year, they have been the underdog in 22 of their 28 games, going 9-13 in those contests.

Georgia Tech’s ATS record this season is currently 13-13-1. At home, they are 5-8-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Yellow Jackets are 5-5 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Georgia Tech games is 12-15, and today’s line of 149 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (145.7). So far, 18 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 3-7.

Florida State Offense Breakdown

Florida State finished with 90 points in their game against North Carolina State. This total surpasses their season-average of 76.5 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Jamir Watkins, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.1, while Darin Green Jr also maintains a PPG average of 11.3 leading up to the game.

Jamir Watkins (F) 15.1 5.8 2.7
Darin Green Jr (G) 11.3 2.9 1.0
Baba Miller (F) 7.8 5.0 1.4

Georgia Tech Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Georgia Tech’s offense looked good, scoring 80 points against Miami (FL). They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 47.6% and made 5/5 free throws. Miles Kelly is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 14.8 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Baye Ndongo brings a PPG average of 11.7 into the game.

Miles Kelly (G) 14.8 6.0 1.9
Baye Ndongo (F) 11.7 7.9 1.0
Kowacie Reeves (G) 10.2 4.2 0.8

Florida State Team Defense

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Florida State is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 75.1 points per game (249th). In their previous game vs. North Carolina State, the Wolfpack finished with a field goal percentage of 59% and a total of 83 points vs. Florida State.

Georgia Tech Team Defense

Coming into the game, Georgia Tech will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 75.2 points per game (252nd). So far, the Georgia Tech defense is giving up an average of 9.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.5 times per game (568th).

Seminoles vs Yellow Jackets Trends

  • Through their last three road contests, the Seminoles offense has averaged 67 points per game while allowing an average of 73. Florida State posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • Through their last ten home games, Georgia Tech has an ATS record of just 7-3. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 73 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Yellow Jackets have gone 3-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Seminoles have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.

Seminoles vs Yellow Jackets Prediction

Coming in as the underdogs at +2.5, we have the Yellow Jackets as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 149, and our model predicts the Seminoles and Yellow Jackets to score a combined 142 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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