The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are the “road” team taking on the Utah Utes on Monday night. A team from the ACC meets one of the Pac-12s in a Fort Myers Tip-Off’s Division hardwood semifinal.
In their previous game, Georgia Tech defeated Northern Illinois 68-50 at home Thursday night, covering the 12.5-point line in the process. In their last game, Utah lost 65-55 at home to Sam Houston State on Thursday night as a 10-point favorite.
Georgia Tech vs Utah betting odds
Georgia Tech v Utah game details
Fixture: Yellow Jackets at Utes
Date and Time: Monday, November 21 at 6:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Cypress Lake, FL
Georgia Tech vs Utah key stats
In their previous game, Georgia Tech dealt at home against Northern Illinois and won by double digits. With a win in that game, the Yellow Jackets would end the year 3-0, beating a Power Five team. The Yellow Vests’ inconsistent play this season can be attributed to their offensive performance, which ranks 198th in the country with an average of 73.3 points per game.
The Yellow Jackets rank 16th in rebounds with 44.3 per game and 12.7 assists per game. The Yellow Vests’ prolific defense, which has conceded 56.7 points per game this season, is ranked 35th nationally.
Despite Sam Houston State being double-digit favorites in their previous duel, the Utes ultimately lost at home despite winning their first three games of the season. With their record now 3-1, the Utes need to win this game to turn things around. The Utes have averaged 71.5 points per game this season and rank 228th nationally in offense rating.
The Utes are ranked 153rd this season with 14.3 assists per game and 41.8 rebounds per game. The Utes play strong defense and rank 16th in goal defense this season with 53.8 points allowed per game. This season, the Utes have a 44.4% field goal percentage.
Georgia Tech vs Utah Betting Prediction
The Yellow Jackets are ATS 4-1 overall in their last 5 games and ATS 2-5 in their last 7 games on neutral ground. The Utes have a 2-7 ATS record overall in their last nine games and are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games after an ATS loss. In the Yellow Vests’ last 18 games following an ATS win, the over is 13-5. In the last 4 games of the Utes overall the under is 4-0.
Utah is determined to bounce back from Thursday’s setback as they’ve been playing in important games lately, which has given them some confidence. In this matchup, take the Utes to advance to the championship game.
Choice: Utes -4.5 (-110)