Betting on today’s Yellow Jackets and Fighting Irish game? Catch the action at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC, as the Fighting Irish hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ACCN. The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 130.5 points, with Notre Dame being favored by -1.5 at home against Georgia Tech.

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS VS NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH BETTING PICK

The Pick: Notre Dame Fighting Irish -1.5

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 2:00 ET on Tuesday, March 12th.

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 -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 130.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Georgia Tech Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Georgia Tech heads into tonight’s game against Notre Dame as a 1.5-point underdog. The Yellow Jackets are 11-14 as the underdog this season and have gone 3-7 on the road over their last 10 games.

Coming off a 72-57 loss to Virginia, Georgia Tech has an overall record of 14-17, including a 7-12 mark in ACC play. The Yellow Jackets have gone 6-9 on the road this season and have an average scoring margin of -7.2 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Georgia Tech has a solid ATS record of 14-11. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Yellow Jackets are 6-4 vs. the spread. In their last 3 road games, Georgia Tech is 2-1 ATS and they have an ATS mark of 9-6 on the road this year.

Georgia Tech’s over/under record for the season is 14-16, and today’s over/under line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (145.3). So far, 25 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 142 points.

In their latest game, Georgia Tech offense put up 57 points against Virginia. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 40.4% and made 4 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Miles Kelly, who is averaging 14.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Baye Ndongo also maintains a PPG average of 12 heading into game.

At present, the Yellow Jackets’ defense is nationally ranked 249th, allowing 74.9 points per game. Georgia Tech’s three-point defense is currently 190th in the country at 7.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.7% of their shots vs. Georgia Tech.

Does Notre Dame Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

Notre Dame has been a much better team at home this season, going 9-9 compared to 2-10 on the road. The Fighting Irish have been especially strong lately, winning their last four games at home and going 4-1 in their last five.

Overall, Notre Dame is 12-19 this season, including a 6-13 record in Atlantic Coast Conference games. They have lost their last two games and are 5-3 when favored this season.

Notre Dame’s ATS record this season is just 16-14, but they have gone just 2-6 vs. the spread when favored this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Fighting Irish have gone just 3-7 ATS.

On the season, the over/under record for Notre Dame games is 10-20 and today’s line of 130.5 is lower than their average over/under line of 133.3. So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 141 points.

Notre Dame is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 76 points versus Virginia Tech. This output is higher than their season-average of 63.5 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Markus Burton, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 17.3, while Braeden Shrewsberry also maintains a PPG average of 9.9 leading up to the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Notre Dame defense is giving up an average of 66.6 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Virginia Tech, the Hokies finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 82 points vs. Notre Dame.