The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (8-12, 1-9 ACC) will be attempting to stop a six-game losing skid when hosting the Duke Blue Devils (14-6, 5-4 ACC) on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Hank McCamish Pavilion. It airs at 3:00 PM ET.
The Blue Devils face the Yellow Jackets in a game that Duke is currently a strong favorite by 9 points. The matchup’s point total is 137.5.
Duke vs. Georgia Tech Odds
Point Spread for Duke vs. Georgia Tech
The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with oddsmakers listing Duke as the favorite.
Duke vs. Georgia Tech Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Duke has -439 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia Tech is listed at +336 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 137.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, January 28, 2023
- Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Arena: Hank McCamish Pavilion
Duke vs. Georgia Tech Betting Trends
In the Duke’s 20 games this year, it has seven wins against the spread. The Blue Devils have won in 13, or 72.2%, of the 18 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Duke’s games this year have gone over the point total 42.1% of the time (eight out of 19 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, Georgia Tech is 8-11-0 this year. The Yellow Jackets have won 7.7% of the games this season they were the underdog on the moneyline (1-12). Georgia Tech’s games this year have hit the over 36.8% of the time (seven out of 19 games with a set point total).
Duke vs. Georgia Tech Key Players to Watch
Kyle Filipowski leads the Blue Devils with 15.7 points per game and 9.5 rebounds, while also averaging 1.4 assists. Ryan Young averages 8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest. At the other end, he posts 0.5 steals and 0.6 blocked shots. Mark Mitchell is putting up 9.2 points, 1.2 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game. Tyrese Proctor averages 8.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest. At the other end, he posts 0.4 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
Deivon Smith is No. 1 on the Yellow Jackets in rebounding (5.9 per game) and assists (3.6), and posts 8.2 points. He also averages 1 steal and 0.7 blocked shots. Miles Kelly paces the Yellow Jackets in scoring (13.4 points per game) and assists (1.4), and puts up 3.2 rebounds. He also averages 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. The Yellow Jackets get 7.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game from Javon Franklin. Jalon Moore gives the Yellow Jackets 9.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest. He also averages 0.9 steals and 1.2 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Duke Blue Devils
On offense, the Blue Devils are scoring 72.2 points per game (166th-ranked in college basketball). They are giving up 64.3 points per contest on defense (49th-ranked). Duke is top-25 this year in rebounding, ranking 24th-best in college basketball with 36.3 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 41st with 28.2 rebounds allowed per contest.
Offensively the Blue Devils have played better at home this season, putting up 79 points per game, compared to 66.8 per game in away games. Duke is 241st in college basketball with 6.9 three-pointers per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 289th with a 32% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Blue Devils are allowing 6 threes per game (46th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 30.6% three-point percentage (48th-ranked).
Over their past 10 contests, the Blue Devils have two wins against the spread, and are 6-4 overall. In its past 10 games, Duke has hit the over five times. Duke’s offense has been less productive over its last 10 games, scoring 72.1 points a contest compared to the 72.2 it has averaged this year. The last 10 games have seen Duke give up 5.5 more points per game (69.8) than its season-long average (64.3).
What you need to know about the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
In 2022-23, the Yellow Jackets are 247th in the country offensively (68.9 points scored per game) and 218th on defense (70.6 points allowed). Georgia Tech collects 32.9 rebounds per game and concede 33.7 boards, ranking 139th and 310th, respectively, in the nation.
In 2022-23 the Yellow Jackets are averaging 12 more points per game at home (73.7) than on the road (61.7). Beyond the arc, Georgia Tech is 241st in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (6.9). It is 303rd in 3-point percentage at 31.6%. Defensively, the Yellow Jackets are 70th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed per game at 6.2. They are 35th in 3-point percentage conceded at 30%.
The Yellow Jackets have a 3-7 record against the spread while going 2-8 overall in their past 10 contests. Georgia Tech has gone over the total in five of its past 10 games. Georgia Tech is scoring 67 points per contest in its past 10 games, which is 1.9 fewer points than its average for the season (68.9). The Yellow Jackets have played worse defensively over their previous 10 games, surrendering 73.2 points per contest, 2.6 more points their than season average of 70.6.
Duke vs. Georgia Tech Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is Duke, and we expect that Georgia Tech will cover the spread (Duke -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 137.5 points.
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