No. 13 Virginia faces Georgia Tech after Franklin’s 20-point game

Virginia Cavaliers (9-2, 1-1 ACC) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (7-5, 0-2 ACC)

Atlanta; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Georgia Tech -9.5; over/under is 127

BOTTOM LINE: No. 13 Virginia faces the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets after Armaan Franklin scored 20 points in Virginia’s 66-46 win against the Albany (NY) Great Danes.

The Yellow Jackets have gone 6-1 at home. Georgia Tech is second in the ACC with 36.5 points per game in the paint led by Jalon Moore averaging 6.8.

The Cavaliers are 1-1 against ACC opponents. Virginia has a 1-1 record in games decided by less than 4 points.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season for the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Moore is averaging 10.1 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Yellow Jackets. Miles Kelly is averaging 2.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Georgia Tech.

Jayden Gardner is shooting 54.9% and averaging 11.8 points for the Cavaliers. Franklin is averaging 1.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Virginia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Yellow Jackets: 5-5, averaging 71.8 points, 32.3 rebounds, 13.2 assists, 6.7 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.8 points per game.

Cavaliers: 8-2, averaging 69.5 points, 29.8 rebounds, 15.3 assists, 6.4 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 58.3 points.

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