Betting on today’s Eagles and Yellow Jackets game? Catch the action at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA, as the Yellow Jackets hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on ESPN2. This Atlantic Coast conference matchup has an over/under of 146.5 points, and the Yellow Jackets are favored to win at home vs. the Eagles.
BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES VS GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets -2.5
This game will be played at McCamish Pavilion at 4:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.
WHY BET THE GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-67 in favor of the Yellow Jackets.
- Not only will Georgia Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 146.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Will the Eagles Defense Show Up on the Road?
Boston College comes into today’s game as the underdog, with a point spread of +2.5. So far this season, the Eagles have an overall record of 9-4 and are 2-1 on the road.
In their last game, Boston College faced off against Wake Forest and lost by a score of 84-78. Over their last ten road games, the Eagles are 6-4.
For the season, Boston College has an ATS record of 6-7. On the road, their ATS mark is 1-2. Over their last 10 road games, the Eagles have gone 5-5 vs. the spread. As the underdog, BC’s ATS record is 2-2 this year and 5-5 over their last 10 games in that role.
This season, the over/under record for Boston College games is 9-3-1 and the average over/under line in their games is 143. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 151.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 160 points.
The Eagles’ offense finished with 78 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 79.3 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is Quinten Post, who holds an average of 18.4 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Claudell Harris Jr. is averaging 14.7 points per game this season.
At present, the Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 157th, allowing 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.
Will the Yellow Jackets Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?
Georgia Tech comes into today’s game favored by 2.5 points and will look to bounce back from a loss in their last game against Florida State. So far this season, the Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 8-5 and are 5-2 at home.
Over their last 10 games at home, Georgia Tech has gone 8-2, but they have dropped two straight games coming into today’s matchup. On the year, they have been favored in four games and have gone 3-1 in those contests.
Georgia Tech’s ATS record this season is 6-6-1, including a mark of 3-3-1 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Yellow Jackets have gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread. At home this year, they are 5-3-1 ATS.
Georgia Tech’s over/under record for the season is 5-8, and today’s line of 146.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (145.9). So far, 10 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 143 points.
The Yellow Jackets’ offense wrapped up their last game with 71 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 71.6 points per contest. Miles Kelly led the team in scoring, putting up 20 points. Additionally, Kowacie Reeves contributed 18 points for the Yellow Jackets.
So far, the Yellow Jackets’ defense is ranked 160th in the country at 71.9 points per contest. Georgia Tech’s three-point defense is currently 119th in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.2% of their shots vs. Georgia Tech.