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Georgia Tech vs Hawaii Prediction 12/22/2023

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (7-3) travel to face off against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (8-2) on Friday, December 22nd. This game will be played at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu and televised on ESPN2. Georgia Tech is coming off a win in their previous game, while Hawaii is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Utah. Tip-off is set for 11:00 ET.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Are Coming Off A Win

As Georgia Tech prepares for their 11th game of the season, their overall record stands at 7-3. Looking back at their previous ten road games, which includes last year, Georgia Tech has a 5-5 record. Georgia Tech’s record against the spread going into today’s game stands at 4-4. When breaking it down, they are 1-2 vs. the spread on the road and 3-2 when playing at home.

Georgia Tech comes in with an over/under record of 2-6-0 through 10 games, with their games averaging a combined 144.2 points per game so far. The Yellow Jackets have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 141 points per game.

The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Hawaii has played 10 games so far and has an 8-2 overall record. In their three road games, Hawaii is 2-1 and at home they are 2-0. As Hawaii enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 3-2. In home games this season, Hawaii has gone 1-1 vs. the spread, while they are 3-5 in their last ten home games.

Up to this point, games involving Hawaii have had an average of 143.4 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 140.4 points. Their over/under record is 2-2-1. The Rainbow Warriors’ have recorded an over/under record of 0-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 131 points per game.

Georgia Tech Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Georgia Tech offense ended with 73 points against Massachusetts. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 49% and made 5 threes. The Georgia Tech offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 23.8 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 29% of their looks from outside this season.

Miles Kelly (G) 15.3 6.2 2.0
Kowacie Reeves (G) 12.4 4.8 0.9
Kyle Sturdivant (G) 8.6 1.9 2.9

Hawaii Offense Breakdown

Against Utah, the Hawaii had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 77.1 points per game. They scored 66 points and posted a field goal percentage of 42.1% in the game. Leading the team in scoring is Noel Coleman, who is averaging 16.6 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Bernardo Da Silva also maintains a PPG average of 10.9 heading into game.

Noel Coleman (G) 16.6 2.8 2.0
Bernardo Da Silva (F) 10.9 6.6 1.2
Justin McKoy (F) 10.3 6.2 1.9

Georgia Tech Team Defense

At present, the Yellow Jackets’ defense is nationally ranked 125th, allowing 69.4 points per game. So far, the Georgia Tech defense is giving up an average of 9.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.1 times per game (536th).

Hawaii Team Defense

So far, the Rainbow Warriors’ defense is ranked 72nd in the country at 65.9 points per contest. The Hawaii defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 79 points and allowed Utah to connect on 5 threes.

Yellow Jackets vs Rainbow Warriors Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Yellow Jackets have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 70 points per game in this stretch.
  • Across their last three home contests, Hawaii has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 73 points per game.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Yellow Jackets have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
  • As the betting favorite, the Rainbow Warriors have an ATS record of 3-2 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 5-0.

Yellow Jackets vs Rainbow Warriors Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Rainbow Warriors to win, and have the projected score sitting at 74-69. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Rainbow Warriors at -2.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 138.5, and our model projects the Yellow Jackets and Rainbow Warriors to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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