The Yellow Jackets and Cardinals are set to face off at 6:30 ET on ACCN. The Cardinals will host the game at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY. The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 151.5 points, with Louisville being favored by -1 at home against Georgia Tech.

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS VS LOUISVILLE CARDINALS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Louisville Cardinals -1

This game will be played at KFC Yum! Center at 6:30 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE LOUISVILLE CARDINALS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Cardinals.
  • Not only will Louisville pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Taking a Look at the Yellow Jackets Chances in Louisville

Georgia Tech heads into today's game as a 1-point underdog, and they have gone 7-10 this season when labeled as the underdog. They are coming off a loss to Wake Forest, 80-51.

So far, the Yellow Jackets are 4-6 on the road, and they are 10-13 overall. They have gone 3-8 in Atlantic Coast Conference games.

Georgia Tech's ATS record this season is 10-11-1, but they have been better vs. the spread on the road, going 6-4. As the underdog, the Yellow Jackets have gone 9-8 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today's over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Georgia Tech's games this season (145.7). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 145 points.

The Georgia Tech offense is coming off a game in which they scored 51 points vs. Wake Forest. Overall their field goal percentage was 28.3% while connecting on 3 threes. Miles Kelly is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 13.8 as they approach today's matchup. In addition, Kowacie Reeves brings a PPG average of 11 into the game.

Currently, the Yellow Jackets' defense holds the 265th rank in the nation, allowing 76.2 points per game. So far, the Georgia Tech defense is giving up an average of 9.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.4 times per game (533rd).

Can Louisville Deliver Being Favored at Home?

Coming off a narrow 94-92 loss to Syracuse, Louisville is 7-16 on the season and 2-10 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. At home, the Cardinals are 6-9 this season and 4-6 in their last 10 games.

So far, Louisville has been the favorite in seven games, going 5-2 in those contests. As the favorite, the Cardinals have an average scoring margin of -2.5 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Louisville has gone just 2-4-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cardinals are just 2-7-1 vs. the spread. At home this year, Louisville has an ATS mark of 6-7-2 and over their last 10 home games, they are 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Louisville games is 14-9 and today's line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (147). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 170 points. So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today's line.

In their recent matchup, the Louisville offense ended with 92 points against Syracuse. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 53.8% and made 11 threes. Offensively, the Cardinals hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 268th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 338th in terms of percentage and 328th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Cardinals' defense holds the 303rd rank in the nation, allowing 78.7 points per game. In today's game vs. Georgia Tech, the Louisville defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Louisville made 22 free-throws vs. the Cardinals.