Betting on today’s Yellow Jackets and Hurricanes game? Catch the action at Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL, as the Hurricanes hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on ACCN. The odds for this Atlantic Coast conference game currently have Miami (FL) as the -8 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 148 points.

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS VS MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +8

This game will be played at Watsco Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Hurricanes.
  • Even though we have Miami (FL) winning straight-up, we like Georgia Tech at +8.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 148 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can the Yellow Jackets Lock in a Win at Coral Gables?

Georgia Tech has struggled on the road this season, going just 4-8 away from home. They have lost their last four games on the road, and their average scoring differential on the road is -8.2 points per game. For the season, they are 11-16 overall and 4-11 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

As the underdog, the Yellow Jackets have gone 8-13, compared to 3-2 when they are favored. They come into this game following a loss to Clemson, 81-57. Over their last ten games on the road, they have gone 4-6.

Georgia Tech has an overall ATS record of 12-13-1 this season. On the road, they are 7-5 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Yellow Jackets have gone 11-10 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Georgia Tech has an ATS mark of 4-6. On the road, their ATS record for the season is 7-3 and they have gone 3-2 vs. the spread in their last 5 road games.

Georgia Tech games have an average over/under line of 145.7 this season, which is identical to the average point total in their games. Today’s line of 148 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year. Their last three games have averaged 125 points compared to a season average of 145.7.

Against Clemson, the Georgia Tech had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 70.4 points per game. They scored 57 points and posted a field goal percentage of 31.5% in the game. Offensively, the Yellow Jackets have a season long field goal percentage of 41%, which is 355th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 301st in percentage and 148th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Georgia Tech defense is giving up an average of 75.2 points per contest. Georgia Tech will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Clemson to just 31% shooting in their most recent game.

Are Miami (FL) Ready for a Home Win?

Miami (FL) comes into this game with a record of 15-12, and they have lost five straight games. In ACC play, they are 6-10, and at home, they are 13-4.

On the season, the Hurricanes have been favored in 16 of their 27 games, and they have a record of 13-3 in those games. Their average scoring margin at home is +11.9 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Miami has gone 9-6-1 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hurricanes have an ATS mark of 5-4-1. At home, Miami is 10-6-1 vs. the spread this year and 5-4-1 ATS in their last 10 games at home.

Today’s over/under line of 148 is lower than the average over/under line of 152.9 for Miami games this season. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 2-8.

In their most recent game, the Miami (FL) offense concluded with only 55 points against Duke. Throughout the game, they made 6/25 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 31.1%. The team’s scoring leader is Norchad Omier, who holds an average of 17.5 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Wooga Poplar is averaging 13.7 points per game this season.

Coming into today’s game, the Miami (FL) defense is giving up an average of 73.0 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Duke, the Blue Devils finished with a field goal percentage of 31% and a total of 84 points vs. Miami (FL).