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How and what to watch for Georgia Tech vs. No. 25 Louisville

We go over how you can watch Monday’s Georgia Tech-Louisville matchup, as well as a few bets you should consider making on the game.

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Louisville Cardinals guard Carlik Jones is defended by Duke Blue Devils guard Jeremy Roach during a NCAA basketball game at the KFC Yum! Center.  Courier Journal-USA TODAY Sports

The No. 25 ranked Louisville Cardinals suffered a loss to Clemson in their last game, but will get a shot at redemption on Monday when they host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in an ACC matchup. UL will face Tech for the first time this season, and are favored to win at home by a narrow margin.

Lousiville (10-4, 5-3) ranks fifth in the ACC. They’ve lost three of its last five games and will need to get a win to gain some momentum and remain a ranked team. Former Radford standout Carlik Jones leads the Cardinals in points (17.8), assists (4.6), and steals (1.5) per game, and his performance will be key to preventing a Louisville losing streak.

Georgia Tech (8-5, 4-3) is just half a game back from Louisville in the ACC standings and are fresh off a big-time upset over No. 16 Florida State. The Yellow Jackets’ two top scorers — Jose Alvarado and Moses Wright — combined for 44 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, and 11 steals in their latest win. Both will have to show up in order to knock off another ranked opponent.

Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming

You can watch Georgia Tech vs. Louisville on Monday, February 1st at 2:00 p.m. ET on the ACC Network, or you can watch via the ESPN app with a cable or streaming service login. If you don’t have a cable login to access the ESPN app, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends (updated 4:30 p.m.)

Point spread: Louisville -4
Point total: 134.5
Money line: Georgia Tech +145, Louisville -175

  • Louisville is 6-8 against the spread overall and 3-5 against the spread at home
  • Georgia Tech is 7-6 against the spread overall and 2-2 against the spread on the road

Betting Splits (updated 4:30 p.m.)

Georgia Tech: 32% of handle, 29% of bets
Louisville: 68% of handle, 71% of bets

The Best Bet

Georgia Tech is coming off a big upset and also fell short to No. 8 Virginia by two points. The Yellow Jackets have more offensive firepower. While Jones and Alvarado should half a tough guard battle, Georgia Tech’s other weapons should tip the scales in the favor of the underdog.

Pick: Georgia Tech +4

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