Georgia Tech vs Wake Forest: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 5, 2021

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-14) are expected to extend a six-game losing streak when they host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (14-8) as 9-point underdogs at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Lawrence Joel Coliseum. The game airs on ACCN. The matchup’s over/under is set at 137.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 5, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Georgia Tech Betting Information

  • The Yellow Jackets have covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 13-9.
  • The Yellow Jackets have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 9 points, going 1-3 this season.
  • Georgia Tech and its opponents have hit the over in 12 of 22 games this season (54.5%).
  • The Yellow Jackets beat Duke 81-77 in their last contest on Tuesday. Moses Wright scored a team-high 29 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 1.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 145.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Georgia Tech Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Moses Wright 22 18.0 8.4 2.4 1.5 1.8 0.5
Jose Alvarado 22 15.7 3.6 4.2 2.7 0.0 1.9
Michael Devoe 22 14.7 4.4 3.2 1.3 0.2 2.3
Jordan Usher 22 11.0 4.1 2.8 1.5 0.8 1.0
Bubba Parham 21 6.9 2.8 1.6 1.1 0.0 1.4

Wake Forest Betting Information

  • The Demon Deacons have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 10-9.
  • When playing as at least a 9-point underdog, the Demon Deacons maintain an even 1-1 record against the spread.
  • The Demon Deacons and their opponents have typically failed to covered the over/under this season, doing so in 47.4% (9) of their 19 games played.
  • The Demon Deacons fell to Pittsburgh 70-57 and didn’t cover the spread as 4.5-point underdogs, while going under the 135 point total in their last outing on Tuesday. Daivien Williamson scored a team-high 17 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Wake Forest Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Daivien Williamson 20 12.4 2.3 2.7 1.5 0.1 1.5
Isaiah Mucius 20 10.1 5.0 0.5 0.4 0.4 1.3
Ismael Massoud 20 8.3 3.3 0.5 0.4 0.1 1.7
Ody Oguama 18 8.0 5.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.0
Jonah Antonio 19 7.1 2.6 1.1 0.7 0.2 2.0

Total Facts

  • Georgia Tech’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup over/under (137 points) in 68.2% of opportunities (15 out of 22 matchups).
  • In 10 out of Wake Forest’s 20 games this year (50%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Friday’s matchup.
  • The point total for the matchup of 137 is 4.5 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Yellow Jackets (75.6 points per game) and the Demon Deacons (65.9 points per game).
  • The 141.7 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 4.7 more than the 137 total in this contest.
  • The Yellow Jackets have seen a 145.9 average over/under in their games this season, 8.9 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 0.3 points separates the average total points bet in Demon Deacons games (137.3 points) and this contest’s over/under (137 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/3/2021 Georgia Tech Georgia Tech -9.5 139.5 -526 +389 Regular Season 70-54 GATECH
2/19/2020 Wake Forest Wake Forest -2 139 -133 +108 Regular Season 86-79 GATECH
1/5/2019 N/A Georgia Tech N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 92-79 GATECH

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