Georgia Tech vs. Notre Dame Pick
Can No. 21 Notre Dame cover a double-digit spread at home when it hosts Georgia Tech tonight at 6:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Notre Dame is favored at home, as the Fighting Irish are getting odds of -11.5 points against Georgia Tech. The over/under total for the game is listed at 138.5 points. Georgia Tech already owns a 62-60 win over Notre Dame this year at home back on Jan. 28. The Yellow Jackets are 7-0-1 against the spread in their last eight against the Irish.
Notre Dame is on a four-game winning streak right now to improve to 21-7 on the season and 10-5 in the ACC. The Irish are 14-7-1 against the spread this season and 7-3 ATS at home. ND is averaging 79.5 points per game on offense while allowing 69.6 on defense. Bonzie Colson is leading the Irish with 16.7 points and 10.5 rebounds per game while V.J. Beachem is adding 15.4 points per contest.
Georgia Tech is coming off a 71-69 loss at home to N.C. State to drop to 16-12 on the season and 7-8 in the ACC. The Jackets are 3-1 against the spread in their last four games and 13-10 against the spread on the season. Tech is averaging just 66.9 points per game on offense while allowing 67.1 on defense. When on the road, Tech is giving up 75.6 points per game. Josh Okogie is averaging 15.6 points per game to lead the team while Ben Lammers is adding 14.7 points and 9.3 rebounds per contest.
The Irish have finally started to play up to expectations after a rough couple of weeks. They return home today where they are coming off a 12-point win over FSU in their last game in South Bend. Georgia Tech isn’t much of an offensive team, but its defense really struggles on the road. The Irish should be able to find enough points to win and cover tonight.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: NOTRE DAME -11.5