Georgia Tech Yellow vs Miami (FL) NCAAB Betting Prediction

Georgia Tech Yellow vs Miami (FL) Prediction 2/24/2024

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (11-16) travel to face off against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes (15-12) on Saturday, February 24th. This game will be played at Watsco Center in Coral Gables and televised on ACCN. Both Georgia Tech and Miami (FL) will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 4:00 ET.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes

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

Georgia Tech will enter this game as the underdog, and they have a record of 8-13 in that role this season. They are also 4-8 on the road, and they have lost their last four games away from home.

Overall, the Yellow Jackets are 11-16, including a 4-11 mark in ACC play. In their last game, they lost to Clemson by a score of 81-57.

Georgia Tech has an ATS record of 12-13-1 this season and they are 7-5 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Yellow Jackets have an ATS mark of 4-6.

Georgia Tech’s over/under record this season is 11-15 and today’s line of 147 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games this season (145.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is just 125 points compared to their season average of 145.7. So far this year, 17 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line of 147.

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their last game to Duke, 84-55, Miami (FL) comes into this game with a record of 15-12. On the season, they have been a much better team at home, going 13-4 compared to 2-8 on the road. Over their last ten games at home, they have gone 6-4.

As for Georgia Tech, they come into this game with a record of 11-17. On the road, they have gone 4-8, while Miami (FL) has gone 13-4 at home. So far this season, the Hurricanes have been favored in 16 games, going 13-3.

As the favorite, Miami has gone 9-6-1 against the spread this season. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hurricanes have a mark of 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Miami (FL) games is 12-15, and today’s over/under line of 147 is lower than the average over/under line in their games of 152.9. Currently, their average scoring total on the year is 150 points. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 146 points.

Georgia Tech Offense Breakdown

The Georgia Tech offense is coming off a game where they scored 57 points against Clemson. They posted a field goal percentage of 31.5% and connected on 7 threes. The team’s top scorer is Miles Kelly, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.4, while Baye Ndongo also maintains a PPG average of 11.8 leading up to the game.

Miles Kelly (G) 14.4 5.9 1.9
Baye Ndongo (F) 11.8 7.9 0.9
Kowacie Reeves (G) 10.0 4.0 0.8

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Compared to their season average of 77 points per game, Miami (FL) struggled in their previous game. Against Duke, the Hurricanes scored 55 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 31.1%. For the season, the Miami (FL) offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 326th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

Norchad Omier (F) 17.5 9.8 1.2
Wooga Poplar (G) 13.7 4.8 2.1
Matthew Cleveland (G) 14.0 5.8 1.8

Georgia Tech Team Defense

At present, the Yellow Jackets’ defense is nationally ranked 256th, allowing 75.2 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Georgia Tech’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.8% this season.

Miami (FL) Team Defense

Currently, the Hurricanes’ defense holds the 201st rank in the nation, allowing 73.0 points per game. Miami (FL) will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Duke to just 31% shooting in their most recent game.

Yellow Jackets vs Hurricanes Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, Georgia Tech has a 3-2 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-4, while averaging 71 points per game.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Hurricanes offense has averaged 63 points per game while allowing an average of 71. Miami (FL) posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 1-4 ATS.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the underdog, the Yellow Jackets have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-1.
  • The last ten games that Miami (FL) was favored, they have an ATS mark of 5-4-1 while going 7-3 straight up.

Yellow Jackets vs Hurricanes Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Hurricanes vs. Hurricanes game, our recommendation is to take the Hurricanes at -8. Despite our model showing the Hurricanes winning 74-69, we like Yellow Jackets as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 147 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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