Georgia Tech vs. North Carolina Basketball Pick from Nick Parsons: February 21st 2015
Georgia Tech vs. North Carolina
College Basketball Pick: Georgia Tech +11.5 (February 21st 2015)
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have been on a downward trend having lost four of their last six games. The will look to right themselves against North Carolina. Georgia Tech has been averaging 64.4 points a game while shooting 41.5 percent from the field. On the defensive end they are giving up 63.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.7 percent. Marcus Georges-Hunt leads the Yellow Jackets attack with 13.8 points and 5.7 rebounds a game. Charles Mitchell adds10 points and 6.8 rebounds. Georgia tech has given up 65 or less points in four straight games.
The North Carolina Tar Heels have lost four of their last five games. Their last time out they lost a 10 point lead to arch-rival Duke in the last 4 minutes. North Carolina has been putting up 79.1 points a game this season on 46.9 percent shooting. The offensive attack is led by Marcus Paige, who is averaging 13.6 points and 4.2 assists a game. Brice Johnson contributed 12.7 points and eight rebounds, while Kennedy Meeks also averages I double figures. On the defensive end of the floor the tar heels are giving up 69.2 points on just 39.6 percent shooting. North Carolina has given up 71 or more points in seven of its last eight games.
Georgia Tech is 15-3 in their last 18 road games. It’s hard to see North Carolina coming out strong after that devastating loss to Duke. This Carolina team hasn’t been the same since they blew an 18 point lead to Notre Dame. I think Carolina will win this game but Tech keeps it within the number.
Play on Georgia Tech. This is a (1*) free play.