Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Seminoles versus the Yellow Jackets? Tip off is at at 12:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN2. The game will be played at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA. Florida State is favored by -3.5 in this Atlantic Coast conference matchup the against Georgia Tech. The over/under for the game is set at 149.5 points.

FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES VS GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +3.5

This game will be played at McCamish Pavilion at 12:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Yellow Jackets.
  • Not only will Georgia Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Does Florida State Have A Chance at McCamish Pavilion?

Florida State enters this game as the favorite, with a record of 9-5 when favored this season. They are 15-13 overall and 9-8 in ACC play. On the road, the Seminoles have gone 5-6 this year, and they are 5-5 in their last ten games away from home.

Coming off a 90-83 win over North Carolina State, the Seminoles have gone 2-3 in their last five road games. For the season, their average scoring margin on the road is -2.7 points per game.

Florida State has an ATS record of 14-13-1 this season. On the road, the Seminoles are 6-5 vs. the spread. As the favorite, their ATS mark is 7-6-1 this year. Over their last three road games, FSU is 1-2 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, they have gone 4-5-1 ATS.

So far this season, the over/under record for Florida State games is 16-11-1. On average, their games have finished with 151.5 points compared to an average over/under line of 150.1, resulting in an average margin of +1.4. Today’s line of 149.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 156 points.

Florida State’s offense had a good outing, putting up 90 points against North Carolina State. They achieved a 59.7% field goal percentage and went 11/14 from the free-throw line. Jamir Watkins is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 15.1. Meanwhile, Darin Green Jr also brings a PPG average of 11.3 into the game.

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 (254th). So far, the Florida State defense is giving up an average of 9.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.9 times per game (595th).

Will the Yellow Jackets Defense Show Up at Home?

Georgia Tech comes into this game as a 3.5-point underdog. For the season, they have gone 9-13 when listed as the underdog. At home, they have gone 7-7, and their average scoring margin is -1.8 points per game.

In their last game, the Yellow Jackets defeated Miami (FL) by a score of 80-76. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone just 3-7.

As the underdog this season, Georgia Tech has gone 12-10 vs. the spread. At home, the Yellow Jackets are just 5-8-1 ATS this year and 2-6-1 in their last 10 games vs. the spread at home.

This season, the over/under record for Georgia Tech games is 12-15. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 146 points, which is slightly below today’s over/under line of 149.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 139 points.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Georgia Tech’s offense scored 80 points against Miami (FL). Their field goal percentage for the game was 47.6%, and they went 5/5 from the free-throw line. Miles Kelly led the team in scoring, putting up 25 points. Additionally, Kowacie Reeves contributed 15 points for the Yellow Jackets.

Coming into the game, Georgia Tech will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 75.2 points per game (257th). On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.8 threes per game vs. Florida State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.0%.