The Louisville Cardinals will take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in an ACC clash on Saturday, February 25, afternoon. The Cardinals are 4-24 for the season and sit dead last in the ACC standings. The Yellow Jackets are 11-17 for the season and are third from the bottom in the conference standings. The Cardinals defeated the Yellow Jackets by a score of 68-58 in their first meeting this season. In all honesty, this is a game that you can avoid watching on an action-packed Saturday.
Louisville vs Georgia Tech Betting Odds
|Louisville Cardinals||+205||+5.5 (-110)||Over 138.5 (-110)|
|Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||-245||-5.5 (-110)||Under 138.5 (-110)|
Louisville vs Georgia Tech Match Details
Fixture: Louisville Cardinals at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date and Time: Saturday, February 25 at 2:00 pm ET
Venue: McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, GA
Louisville vs Georgia Tech Key Stats
The Louisville Cardinals have only won three conference games all season. The season has been a complete failure for the show. They play terrible defense, which is why they are a dismal 2-15 in conference games. Surprisingly, the Cardinals defeated Clemson 83-73 on Saturday.
El Ellis keeps shining, scoring at least 21 points in four straight games. The senior guard has a season average of 18.1 points per game and has made at least 50% of his field goals throughout that time. At this point, Jae’Lyn Withers averages 9.4 points per game on 43% shooting.
The Yellow Jackets had won two of their last three games coming into this match. They defeated a non-Division I opponent, Florida Tech, after defeating Virginia Tech by a score of 77-70. Moreover, the Yellow Jackets recently defeated Notre Dame. In four of their previous five games, they have won against the spread.
The sophomore guard Miles Kelly scored 16 points in the first encounter with Louisville and has averaged 13.2 PPG on 39% shooting. Only one of Dallan Coleman’s last three games saw him score in double figures, indicating that he has been restrained.
Yellow Jackets vs Cardinals Betting Prediction
Defensively, the Cardinals are as terrible as it gets. They rank 288th in DI in ADE because of their 110.1 points per 100 possessions, whereas the Yellow Jackets only allow 103.7 points per 100 possessions. Georgia Tech are in a good spot right now, scoring 74 points on average over their last four games. Expect the home club to win this game as a consolation prize for a terrible season. Take the Yellow Jackets to cover the spread in this one.
Pick: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets -5.5 (-110)