2nd-Ranked Virginia Battles Georgia Tech in Atlanta

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

UVA Going for 9th Straight Win tonight against Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Hosts the 2nd-Ranked Virginia Cavaliers at McCamish Pavilion on Thursday Night. The game will be telecast on the ACC Network with tip-off scheduled for 8 pm EST.

Oddsmakers have the Cavs as 8-point favorites and the total is at 116.5.

The Cavaliers have won eight games in a row and are looking for nine tonight.

The Cavaliers have been ranked in the nation’s top 10 since late December.  They remained unbeaten in conference play Sunday with a 68-51 victory over NC State. Virginia’s only loss this season was a 68-61 defeat on the road at West Virginia.

They are In their ninth season under Coach Tony Bennett. The Cavs lead the nation in scoring defense at 52.9 ppg. They are No. 2 in field goal percentage defense. They have not allowed more than 61 points in any of their conference games this season.

Virginia has not allowed more than 68 points in any game this season, either. No team has shot 50 percent or better against Tony Bennett’s squad.

Guard Devon Hall scored a career-high 25 points for Virginia in the  win over North Carolina State. He is averaging 12.7 points per game this season.

Georgia Tech Has Been a Surprise in ACC Play

Georgia Tech will start a stretch of four games this week. They includes games with three top-25 teams. If Florida State gets enough votes this week that will make four ranked teams the Jackets will play in a row.

The Yellow Jackets have won four straight games and five of their last six. They have moved into a tie for third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference after a 69-54 win at Pittsburgh Saturday.

Tech has won three consecutive ACC games for the first time since the 2015-16 season. In their second season under Josh Pastner the Jackets have developed into one of the nation’s top defensive teams. They are ranked No. 13 nationally in scoring defense. Pastner was the 2017 ACC Coach of the Year.

Ben Lammers is one of four Yellow Jacket’s averaging in double figures. He is averaging 12.1 points. Josh Okogie has returned from a six-game NCAA suspension to lead Tech in scoring at 18.8 points per game.

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Recent Form

Name Record ATS Offense Defense Diff ATS Home ATS Away OU Record OU Home OU Away
Virginia 16-1 10-4 70.53 52.88 17.65 6-3 2-1 4-10 3-6 1-2
Georgia Tech 10-7 8-7 66.59 62.76 3.83 5-5 2-2 5-10 4-6 1-3

Power Stats

Assists Turnovers
Name Assists Turnovers Ratio
VIRGA 14.41 9.35 1.54
GATEC 12.47 12.47 1
Rebounding
Name Offense Defense Total
VIRGA 8.41 24.76 33.17
GATEC 10.59 24.65 35.24
ShootingPercentage
Name Offense Defense Differential
VIRGA 47.44 36.37 11.07
GATEC 43.28 40.41 2.87
Team Records

Virginia Cavaliers

Name Record Home Away ATS ATS Home ATS Away Offense Defense Diff
Overall 16-1 12-0 4-1 10-4 6-3 4-1 70.53 52.88 17.65
Last 10 9-1 8-0 1-1 4-3 3-2 1-1 71.00 54.80 16.20
vs Conf 5-0 4-0 1-0 3-2 2-2 1-0 66.80 54.20 12.60

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Name Record Home Away ATS ATS Home ATS Away Offense Defense Diff
Overall 10-7 9-3 1-4 8-5 5-3 3-2 66.59 62.76 3.83
Last 10 6-4 5-1 1-3 6-3 4-1 2-2 68.10 63.30 4.80
vs Conf 3-1 2-0 1-1 4-0 2-0 2-0 63.00 57.25 5.75

Supergrid

Title Stat Rank Stat Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense 70.53 216 62.76 14
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense 70.60 133 61.58 27
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed 31.80 215 31.92 72
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense 66.59 246 52.88 1
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense 68.75 248 56.80 1
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed 35.75 181 31.80 28

Head To Head Summary

Team record ATS O/U AVG AVG ½ FG% REB 3PT steals
Virginia 8-2 7-3 4-6 66.50 32.80 45.89 32.60 64/165 5.20
Georgia Tech 2-8 3-7 4-6 52.00 26.80 39.72 30.20 47/146 4.30

Head To Head Detail

Date Away away score Home home score line ATS Total O/U FG% Edge Reb Edge 3PT Edge Away Half Score Home Half Score Away FG% Home FG% Away Rebounds Home Rebounds Away Three Pointers Home Three Pointers Away Steals Home Steals
Jan 21, 2017 GATEC 49 VIRGA 62 -17 GATEC 117.5 U VIRGA VIRGA VIRGA 28 35 45.2 45.8 24 32 4/9 5/22 9 6
Mar 10, 2016 GATEC 52 VIRGA 72 -10 VIRGA 127 U VIRGA GATEC VIRGA 28 30 40.8 53.8 29 25 6/13 7/14 3 6
Jan 9, 2016 VIRGA 64 GATEC 68 6.5 GATEC 131 O GATEC GATEC GATEC 24 35 40.4 43.6 29 41 4/18 8/15 4 3
Jan 22, 2015 GATEC 28 VIRGA 57 -17 VIRGA 115.5 U VIRGA VIRGA VIRGA 16 28 24.5 45.3 33 36 0/12 5/9 3 4
Feb 8, 2014 VIRGA 64 GATEC 45 7 VIRGA 122.5 U VIRGA VIRGA GATEC 29 30 39.6 36.7 46 25 5/11 6/15 7 5
Feb 24, 2013 GATEC 54 VIRGA 82 -10 VIRGA 111.5 O VIRGA VIRGA Push 29 41 44 54.2 26 29 6/17 6/19 3 5
Feb 3, 2013 VIRGA 60 GATEC 66 3 GATEC 113.5 O GATEC GATEC VIRGA 37 28 40 47.8 31 32 9/22 4/15 4 5
Jan 19, 2012 VIRGA 70 GATEC 38 4.5 VIRGA 113.5 U VIRGA VIRGA VIRGA 35 17 48.3 29.2 45 22 5/16 1/15 3 5
Feb 23, 2011 VIRGA 62 GATEC 56 -5.5 VIRGA 125 U VIRGA GATEC Push 26 28 41.7 37.5 27 40 8/19 8/25 7 2
Jan 22, 2011 GATEC 64 VIRGA 72 -1 VIRGA 127.5 O VIRGA GATEC VIRGA 29 43 48.1 50 30 26 4/10 10/15 5 6

ACC Basketball Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Virginia Cavaliers

Date Opponent score Result line Total ATS Result field goal percentage free throw percentage three pointers Location
Jan 14, 2018 NCST 68-51 W -14 135 W/U 56.10 87.50 8 H
Jan 9, 2018 SYRA 68-61 W -9.5 114 L/O 37.74 86.36 9 H
Jan 6, 2018 UNC 61-49 W -4.5 134 W/U 45.28 55.56 8 H
Jan 3, 2018 VATEC 78-52 W -3.5 133.5 W/U 49.18 66.67 12 A
Dec 30, 2017 BC 59-58 W -16 128.5 L/U 39.66 66.67 9 H

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Date Opponent score Result line Total ATS Result field goal percentage free throw percentage three pointers Location
Jan 13, 2018 PITT 69-54 W -5.5 127 W/U 47.27 73.68 3 A
Jan 10, 2018 ND 60-53 W -1.5 125.5 W/U 42.37 83.33 5 H
Jan 6, 2018 YALE 74-60 W -9 139 W/U 48.94 75.00 7 H
Jan 3, 2018 MIAMI 64-54 W 5 127 W/U 38.98 73.91 1 H
Dec 30, 2017 ND 59-68 L 14 139 W/U 38.33 38.89 6 A

 

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