The Yellow Jackets and Fighting Irish are set to face off at 7:00 ET on ACCN. The Fighting Irish will host the game at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, IN. The odds for this Atlantic Coast conference game currently have Notre Dame as the -3.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 132.5 points.

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS VS NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH BETTING PICK

The Pick: Notre Dame Fighting Irish -3.5

This game will be played at Purcell Pavilion at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Fighting Irish.
  • Not only will Notre Dame pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 132.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Taking a Look at the Yellow Jackets Chances in South Bend

Georgia Tech enters this game as a 3.5-point underdog, and they have gone 7-11 in 18 games as the underdog this season. The Yellow Jackets are also 10-14 overall and have lost three straight games.

On the road, Georgia Tech has gone 4-7 this season, and their average scoring margin on the road is -8.6 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, the Yellow Jackets have gone 4-6.

Against the spread, Georgia Tech has gone 10-12-1 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-5, and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Georgia Tech’s games this season (146). So far, 20 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 144 points compared to their season average of 148.3 points per game. This season, their over/under record is 11-12.

In their most recent game, the Yellow Jackets’ offense tallied 67 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 71.8 points per game. In terms of offense, the Yellow Jackets have a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, putting them 345th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 289th in percentage and 133rd in three-pointers made.

Facing Notre Dame, Georgia Tech aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 76.3 points allowed per game (256th). The Georgia Tech defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 79 points and allowed Louisville to connect on 4 threes.

Will the Fighting Irish Come Through as Home Favorites?

Notre Dame will be looking to build off their win over Virginia Tech when they take on Georgia Tech. So far this season, Notre Dame is 8-16 overall and 2-10 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. At home, they are 6-9, and they are 4-3 when favored.

Over their last ten games at home, Notre Dame has gone 3-7. In their most recent game, they defeated Virginia Tech by a score of 74-66. On the year, they have an average scoring differential of -0.7 points per game at home.

Notre Dame has an ATS record of 11-12 this season, including a mark of 6-9 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Fighting Irish have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS record this year is 4-6 and over their last three games at home, they are 1-2 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Notre Dame’s games this year (132.8). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 131 points.

Notre Dame recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 74 points against Virginia Tech. This output exceeded their season average of 62 points per game. On the offensive front, the Fighting Irish have a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, ranking 375th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 352nd in terms of percentage and 203rd in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Notre Dame defense is giving up an average of 65.8 points per contest. The Notre Dame defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 66 points and allowed Virginia Tech to connect on 7 threes.