Georgia Tech at Wake Forest: 3/5/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-14) vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (14-8)
Game Info: Friday, March 5, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum)
Betting Odds: Wake Forest Demon Deacons +10.5 -- Over/Under: 137 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Wake Forest Demon Deacons face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at the LJVM Coliseum.
This is a must win game for the Georgia Tech Yellow jackets as they try to make your NCAA tournament. Georgia Tech sits with a 14-8 record overall and coming into this game they have won five games in a row. In the last game against Duke it took overtime to get the job done but they did come away with a four point victory. Georgia Tech on the season is averaging 75.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.3 points per game. Georgia Tech is shooting 47.2 percent from the field and 35.2 percent from behind the three point line. Forward Moses Wright has been the best player for Georgia Tech averaging 18 points while shooting 54.2 percent from the field and 39.3 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Wake Forest Demon Deacons who sit with a 6-14 record overall and coming into this game they have lost six games in a row. In the last game against the Pitt Panthers, the offense could only manage 57 points and that led to the defeat. Wake Forest on the season is averaging 65.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.9 points per game. Daivien Williamson has been the best player for Wake Forest averaging 12.4 points while shooting 43.5 percent form the field and 34.1 percent from behind the three point line.
Georgia Tech is 16-7 against the spread in their last 23 road games. The over is 18-6 in Wake Forest's last 24 home games. The under is 7-3 in Wake Forest’s last 10 games overall. The home team is 20-7 against the spread in the last 27 meetings played between the two teams.
This is a big game for Georgia Tech and they are going to treat it like that. Look for Georgia Tech to find the defensive success and that will lead to the Yellow Jackets coming away with a cover of the spread. Back Georgia Tech against the spread.