The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2-1) travel to face off against the Cincinnati Bearcats (4-0) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati and televised on ESPN+. Cincinnati is coming off a win in their previous game, while Georgia Tech is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Massachusetts-Lowell. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Cincinnati Bearcats
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Georgia Tech comes into their matchup against Cincinnati with a 2-1 record this season. In their last ten road games, including those from last year, Georgia Tech has a 3-7 record. Heading into their game against Cincinnati, Georgia Tech has a current ATS record of 1-2. As they play their first road game of the season today, it’s worth noting that Georgia Tech went 3-12 vs. the spread on the road last year.
Up to this point, games involving Georgia Tech have had an average of 154.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 147.7 points. Their over/under record is 2-1-0. Over the course of the last five games, the Yellow Jackets’ games have averaged 77 points per game, along with an over/under record of 3-2.
The Cincinnati Bearcats Are Coming Off A Win
Following a 90-66 victory over Northern Kentucky in their previous game, Cincinnati remains undefeated with a record of 4-0. All four of their games have been played at home. As of now, Cincinnati holds a 2-2 record against the spread leading up to today’s matchup. When factoring in the previous season, Cincinnati has gone 7-3 vs. the spread in their last ten games.
Up to this point, games involving Cincinnati have had an average of 148.8 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 144.6 points. Their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Bearcats have an over/under record of 3-0 in their last three games, with their games averaging 89 points per game.
Georgia Tech Offense Breakdown
Compared to their season average of 81 points per game, Georgia Tech struggled in their previous game. Against Massachusetts-Lowell, the Yellow Jackets scored 71 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 37.1%. Leading the team in scoring was Dallan Coleman with 24 points. Kyle Sturdivant also added 12 points for the Yellow Jackets.
|Miles Kelly (G)
|Dallan Coleman (G)
|Tyzhaun Claude (F)
Cincinnati Offense Breakdown
Cincinnati’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 90 points against Northern Kentucky. They had an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 10/13 free throws. Leading Cincinnati in scoring vs. Northern Kentucky was Daniel Skillings with his 25 points. Day Day Thomas also added 20 points for the Bearcats.
|Daniel Skillings (G)
|Day Day Thomas (G)
|Viktor Lakhin (F)
Georgia Tech Team Defense
In terms of defense, Georgia Tech is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 73.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Georgia Tech’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 23.1% this season.
Cincinnati Team Defense
At present, the Bearcats’ defense is nationally ranked 49th, allowing 64.5 points per game. In their previous game vs. Northern Kentucky, the Norse finished with a field goal percentage of 50% and a total of 66 points vs. Cincinnati.
Yellow Jackets vs Bearcats Trends
- In their last three games away from home, the Yellow Jackets have a straight up record of 2-1 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 71 points per game in these contests.
- In their last ten games at home, the Bearcats have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 71 points per game in these contests.
- 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.
- Through their last three games as the favorite, the Bearcats have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 3-0.
For a point-spread wager in this Bearcats vs. Bearcats game, we suggest taking the Bearcats at -12.5. Even though our predictions have the Bearcats winning 74-68, we see the Yellow Jackets as the better choice on the point-spread.
As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 148.5, and our model projects the Yellow Jackets and Bearcats to reach a combined total of 142 points. Our bet is on taking the under.
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