Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Yellow Jackets versus the Cavaliers? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ACCN. The game will be played at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, VA. The over/under for this game is set at 124.5 points, and Virginia is favored by -7.5 vs. Georgia Tech in a Atlantic Coast conference matchup.


The Pick: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +7.5

This game will be played at John Paul Jones Arena at 8:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Cavaliers.
  • Even though we have Virginia winning straight-up, we like Georgia Tech at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 124.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Yellow Jackets Exceed Expectations on the Road?

Georgia Tech heads to Virginia as a 7.5-point underdog. The Yellow Jackets have a 14-16 record this season, including a 7-11 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. They have won three straight games, and their road record is 6-8.

Over their last 10 road games, Georgia Tech is 4-6. For the season, the Yellow Jackets have been an underdog 24 times, going 11-13 in those games. In their last outing, they defeated Wake Forest, 70-69.

Georgia Tech has been a solid team vs. the spread this season, going 15-13-1. On the road, the Yellow Jackets have an ATS mark of 9-5 and have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games as the underdog. In their last 3 games as the underdog, Georgia Tech is 3-0 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 124.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Georgia Tech’s games this season (146.1). So far, 27 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 151 points.

In their previous game, the Yellow Jackets’ offense finished with 70 points, which is right in line with their current average of 71.2 points per contest. Leading Georgia Tech in scoring vs. Wake Forest was Miles Kelly with his 19 points. Naithan George also added 16 points for the Yellow Jackets.

Coming into the game, Georgia Tech will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 75.0 points per game (255th). In today’s game, the Georgia Tech defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 69 points.

Does Virginia Have What it Takes at Home?

Virginia has been fantastic at home this season, going 16-2 compared to just 5-7 on the road. They come into this game with a record of 21-9, including a 12-7 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. So far this season, they have been the favorite in 22 games, going 19-3.

Recently, the Cavaliers have been a bit up and down at home, going 8-2 in their last 10 games, but just 3-2 in their last five. In their most recent game, they lost to Duke by a score of 73-48.

Virginia’s ATS record this season is 15-14-1, and they are 10-7-1 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cavaliers are 6-3-1 vs. the spread.

Virginia’s over/under record this season is 13-17 and the average scoring total in their games is 122.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 124.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (127) and there have been 17 games with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 119 points.

In contrast to their season average of 63.2 points per game, the Virginia had a below average performance. They scored 48 points against Duke and had a field goal percentage of 30.9%. Leading the team in scoring is Reece Beekman, who is averaging 14.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Isaac McKneely also maintains a PPG average of 12.2 heading into game.

At present, the Cavaliers’ defense is nationally ranked 4th, allowing 59.2 points per game. So far, the Virginia defense is giving up an average of 8.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 7.8 times per game (350th).