Pittsburgh vs Georgia Tech Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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The No. 5 seed Pittsburgh Panthers (21-10, 14-6 ACC) and the No. 13 seed Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (15-17, 6-14 ACC) meet in the ACC Tournament Wednesday at Greensboro Coliseum. Gametime is at 2:30 PM.

Wednesday’s game between the Panthers and the Yellow Jackets sees the Panthers as a solid, 7-point favorite. The game has a point total of 139.

Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Odds

Point Spread for Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with bookmakers listing Pittsburgh as the favorite.

Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Pittsburgh has -314 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia Tech is listed at +253 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 139 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Arena: Greensboro Coliseum

Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Betting Trends

Against the spread, Pittsburgh is 21-10-0 this year. The Panthers have come away with 14 wins in the 17 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Pittsburgh’s games this year have gone over the total in 19 out of 30 opportunities (63.3%).

Georgia Tech is 16-14-0 against the spread this year. The Yellow Jackets have won five of the 21 games they were the underdog on the moneyline this season (23.8%). Georgia Tech’s games this season have gone over the point total 40% of the time (12 out of 30 games with a set point total).

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Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Key Players to Watch


Blake Hinson puts up 16.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also averaging 1.2 assists, shooting 43.2% from the floor and 38.6% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 3-pointers per contest. Jamarius Burton puts up 15.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Nelly Cummings is tops on the Panthers at 4.9 assists per game, while also averaging 2.7 rebounds and 11.3 points. Greg Elliott averages 10.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, shooting 44.3% from the floor and 40.9% from downtown with 2.3 made 3-pointers per game.

Georgia Tech

Javon Franklin paces the Yellow Jackets in rebounding (7.9 per game), and averages 9.4 points and 2.1 assists. He also delivers 1.3 steals and 1.6 blocked shots. Miles Kelly is the Yellow Jackets’ top scorer (14.4 points per game) and assist man (1.3), and averages 3.5 rebounds. Deivon Smith is posting a team-leading 3.7 assists per contest. And he is delivering 8 points and 5.6 rebounds, making 39.9% of his shots from the floor. Jalon Moore is putting up 7.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest, making 42.8% of his shots from the floor.

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What you need to know about the Pittsburgh Panthers

Pittsburgh has won 14 games against the spread in conference play this season, while failing to cover six times. Offensively, the Panthers are scoring 75.9 points per game (81st-ranked in college basketball). They are ceding 69.3 points per contest on defense (149th-ranked). Pittsburgh is grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game (75th-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 31.3 rebounds per contest (194th-ranked).

Pittsburgh ranks 23rd-best in the country by draining 9.4 threes per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks 81st in college basketball at 36%. The Panthers are allowing 7.7 treys per game (241st-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 33.1% three-point percentage (130th-ranked).

The Panthers have a 7-3 record against the spread while finishing 7-3 overall in their last 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Pittsburgh has gone over the total six times. In its last 10 games, Pittsburgh has been scoring 79.1 points per contest, an average that’s a little higher than the 75.9 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Pittsburgh has been more porous on defense as of late, giving up 71.7 points per game during its past 10 contests compared to the 69.3 points per game its opponents are averaging in the 2022-23 season.

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What you need to know about the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

In Georgia Tech’s 21 chances this year in ACC action, the combined scoring has gone over the point total nine times. On offense the Yellow Jackets are the 235th-ranked team in the nation (69.4 points per game). On defense they are 184th (70.2 points allowed per game). In 2022-23, Georgia Tech is 165th in the country in rebounds (32 per game) and 323rd in rebounds allowed (33.7).

Georgia Tech is 128th in college basketball in 3-pointers made (7.8 per game) and 212th in 3-point percentage (33.6%). The Yellow Jackets are 51st in the country in 3-pointers allowed (6.2 per game) and 15th-best in 3-point percentage defensively (29.8%).

The Yellow Jackets have gone 6-4 over their past 10 contests, with an 8-2 record against the spread during that span. Five of Georgia Tech’s last 10 outings have hit the over. Georgia Tech has played better offensively over its previous 10 games, tallying 74.1 points per contest, 4.7 more than its season average of 69.4. The Yellow Jackets are giving up 68.1 points per game in their past 10 games, which is 2.1 fewer points than they are allowing for the season (70.2).

Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is Pittsburgh, and we expect that Pittsburgh will cover the spread (Pittsburgh -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 139 points.

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How to bet Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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