Can GA Tech hang with Louisville again?
ACC opponents throw down tonight at 8:00PM ET on ESPN3 when No. 11 Louisville hosts Georgia Tech. With the Yellow Jackets listed as double-digit dogs, could they be in play for bettors?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are 12-point favorites versus the Yellow Jackets after opening as a 12.5-point fave. As for the total, the number currently sits at 137.5 points.
Georgia Tech is 5-2-1 against the spread in its last eight road games and 5-1-1 ATS in its last seven road games versus a team with a winning home record. The Yellow Jackets are also in search of their first NCAA tournament berth since 2010, have won four straight games and are led by Marcus Georges-Hunt, who has averaged 23.5 points on 63.6 percent shooting during the team’s current winning streak.
Since joining the ACC, Louisville has won both games against Georgia Tech, but only by a combined five points. So even though the Cardinals are playing their final home game in what has turned into a season of turmoil, the Yellow Jackets are a solid underdog play at +12.
TUESDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS +12.5