Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Yellow Jackets versus the Demon Deacons? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ACCN. The game will be played at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, NC. The odds for this Atlantic Coast conference game currently have Wake Forest as the -13.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 151.5 points.

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS VS WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +13.5

This game will be played at Lawrence Joel Coliseum at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Demon Deacons.
  • Even though we have Wake Forest winning straight-up, we like Georgia Tech at +13.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Yellow Jackets Lock in a Win at Winston-Salem?

Georgia Tech enters this game as a 13.5-point underdog, and they have a 10-13 record as the underdog this season. They have gone 4-6 on the road in their last ten games, and they are 5-8 on the road this season.

Overall, Georgia Tech is 13-16 this season, and they have won two games in a row. They are 6-11 in ACC play compared to their 7-5 non-conference record.

Georgia Tech has an ATS record of 14-13-1 this season and they are 8-5 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Yellow Jackets have gone 13-10 vs. the spread this year and they have an ATS mark of 6-4 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line of 145.9 in Georgia Tech’s games this season. Over their last 10 games, the over/under record is 4-6. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 151 points.

Georgia Tech is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 85 points versus Florida State. This output is higher than their season-average of 71.2 points per game. Miles Kelly is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.4. Meanwhile, Baye Ndongo also brings a PPG average of 11.8 into the game.

So far, the Yellow Jackets’ defense is ranked 254th in the country at 75.2 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Wake Forest, the Georgia Tech defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Georgia Tech made 17 free-throws vs. the Yellow Jackets.

Will the Demon Deacons Come Through as Home Favorites?

Wake Forest has been dominant at home this season, going 16-2 and winning their last 14 games at Lawrence Joel Coliseum. Overall, the Demon Deacons are 18-11, including a 10-8 mark in ACC play.

Most recently, Wake Forest fell to Virginia Tech by a score of 87-76. The Demon Deacons have dropped their last two games and have a losing streak of four games on the road.

Wake Forest has a solid ATS record of 15-13-1 this season, including a home mark of 12-5-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Demon Deacons have gone 6-3-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Wake Forest games this season (147). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0.

In their latest game, Wake Forest offense put up 76 points against Virginia Tech. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 11 threes. The team’s top scorer is Hunter Sallis, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 18.1, while Kevin Miller also carries a PPG average of 15.7 into the game.

At present, the Demon Deacons’ defense is nationally ranked 121st, allowing 70.3 points per game. Wake Forest’s three-point defense is currently 79th in the country at 6.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.1% of their shots vs. Wake Forest.