Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech ACC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023
The ACC conference tournament continues Wednesday as the No. 5 seed Pittsburgh Panthers (21-10, 14-6 ACC) face off against the No. 13 seed Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (15-17, 6-14 ACC) at Greensboro Coliseum, starting at 2:30 PM on ESPN. Pittsburgh is a 7-point favorite to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup’s point total is 139.5.
Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Odds
- Pittsburgh odds to win: -313
- Georgia Tech odds to win: +252
- Spread: Pittsburgh (-7)
- Total: 139.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
- Time: 2:30 PM ET
- TV: ESPN
- Where: Greensboro, North Carolina
- Venue: Greensboro Coliseum
Who Will Win Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech?
Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Pittsburgh is 8-3 against the spread when favored by 7 points or more this season.
Georgia Tech is 5-6 against the spread when an underdog by 7 points or more this year.
The two teams average a combined 5.8 more points per game (145.3) than this game’s total of 139.5 points.
Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech have seen its opponents average a combined 139.5 points per game, the same as the point total set in this outing.
The average total for Pittsburgh’s games this year is 5.8 more points than the over/under of 139.5 in this game.
The average total in Yellow Jackets games this season is 0.1 more points than the point total of 139.5 in this outing.
The Panthers have gone 21-10-0 ATS this season.
So far this year, the Yellow Jackets have compiled a 16-14-0 record against the spread.
Pittsburgh Stats & Insights
Pittsburgh outscores opponents by 6.6 points per game (scoring 75.9 per game to rank 81st in college basketball while allowing 69.3 per contest to rank 149th in college basketball) and has a +205 scoring differential overall.
The 33.5 rebounds per game Pittsburgh averages rank 75th in the nation, and are 2.2 more than the 31.3 its opponents grab per contest.
The Panthers knock down 1.7 more threes per contest than the opposition, 9.4 (23rd in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 7.7.
Pittsburgh scores 99 points per 100 possessions (51st in college basketball), while allowing 90.4 points per 100 possessions (142nd in college basketball).
The Panthers are scoring 77.8 points per game when playing at home. In road games, they are averaging 75.4 points per contest.
Georgia Tech Stats & Insights
Georgia Tech puts up 69.4 points per game (235th in college basketball) while giving up 70.2 per outing (184th in college basketball). It has a -26 scoring differential.
Georgia Tech loses the rebound battle by 1.7 boards on average. It collects 32 rebounds per game, 165th in college basketball, while its opponents grab 33.7.
Georgia Tech makes 7.8 three-pointers per game (128th in college basketball), 1.6 more than its opponents.
Georgia Tech ranks 266th in college basketball with 90.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 178th defensively with 91.5 points conceded per 100 possessions.
The Yellow Jackets are scoring more points at home (72.7 per game) than away (66.6).
Pittsburgh Key Players to Watch
The Panthers leader in points and rebounds is Blake Hinson, who scores 16.1 points and pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game.
Nelly Cummings leads Pittsburgh in assists, averaging 4.9 per game while also scoring 11.3 points per contest.
The Panthers get the most three-point shooting production out of Hinson, who makes 2.8 threes per game.
Jamarius Burton is Pittsburgh’s leader in steals, averaging 0.9 steals per game, while Fede Federiko leads them in blocks with 1.8 per contest.
Georgia Tech Key Players to Watch
Miles Kelly is at the top of the Yellow Jackets scoring leaderboard with 14.4 points per game. He also grabs 3.5 rebounds and racks up 1.3 assists per game.
The Georgia Tech leaders in rebounding and assists are Javon Franklin with 7.9 rebounds per game (he also adds 9.4 points and 2.1 assists per game) and Deivon Smith with 3.7 assists per game (he also tacks on 8 points and 5.6 rebounds per game).
Kelly is reliable from deep and leads the Yellow Jackets with 2.7 made threes per game.
Georgia Tech’s leader in steals and blocks is Franklin with 1.3 steals and 1.6 blocks per game.
Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Prediction
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- Pick OU:
Pittsburgh 75, Georgia Tech 67
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