North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech Pick
Will today's North Carolina and Georgia Tech game be low-scoring for bettors at 12:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tar Heels are now 17.5-point road favorites versus the Yellow Jackets after opening as a 17-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 146 and that's where it currently sits as of this writing.
NORTH CAROLINA KEY TRENDS: The Tar Heels have been great in conference play, going 6-0 against the spread in their last six games versus fellow ACC competition. They're also 15-6-1 at the betting window in their last 22 games as a favorite, are 15-7-1 against the number in their last 23 games overall, and are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games after scoring more than 90 points in their previous contest.
GEORGIA TECH KEY TRENDS: The Yellow Jackets are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall and are 1-5 ATS in their last six games as an underdog. They have failed to cover against North Carolina in five of their last six meetings with UNC, but are 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 home games versus the Tar Heels. The favorite, however, is 5-1 at the betting window in the last six meetings between these two teams while the road squad has covered in four of the last five meetings.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed in five of the last six meetings between these two teams when Georgia Tech hosts. The under is also 20-8 in the Yellow Jackets' last 28 home games, is 9-4 in their last 13 games versus ACC opponents and is 21-7 in their last 28 games when they're a home dog. On the other side, the under is 5-1 in the Tar Heels' last six games when they're favored, is 8-3 in their last 11 games overall, and is 7-1 in their last eight games when they're a road favorite as well.
SATURDAY COLLEGE HOOPS PREDICTION: NORTH CAROLINA/GEORGIA TECH UNDER 146