The Georgia Bulldogs (3-0) challenge the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2-0) at Stegeman Coliseum. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Georgia Bulldogs Betting Prediction
The Yellow Jackets come in on a high note after blowing out the Elon Phoenix in their last game, 64-41. Getting to the free throw line was one of Georgia Tech’s biggest strengths. They made 27 trips to the line, 17 more than Elon. James Banks III played well for Georgia Tech, contributing 11 points, seven rebounds and six blocks.
In the Bulldogs’ previous game, they dismantled the Delaware State Hornets, 100-66. The Bulldogs had a much better turnover percentage (12.4 vs. 22.9) and had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (48.5 vs. 33.3). Rayshaun Hammonds was the game’s leading scorer with 26 points on 11-for-14 shooting from the field.
The offensive glass should be a major edge for Georgia in this contest. Dating back to the 2018-19 season, the Bulldogs rank 46th in offensive rebounding percentage (32.9 percent), while Georgia Tech ranks 309th in defensive rebounding percentage (68.6 percent).
The Bulldogs won the lone game against the Yellow Jackets last season, 70-59. The Bulldogs had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.500 vs. 0.346) and had a better free throw rate (0.273 vs. 0.215).
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Georgia Bulldogs Betting Pick
Free Pick: ATS Winner – Georgia
Georgia averages 5.0 blocks per game, which ranks 11th in the NCAA. Georgia Tech ranks 149th in blocks allowed per game (3.4).