Georgia Tech at North Carolina Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/13/2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (5-1) will try to quickly get over their first loss of the season when they take on the North Carolina Tar Heels (2-4) on Saturday night. The Yellow Jackets beat the Tar Heels 28-20 at home last year.
Georgia Tech's undefeated streak came to an end on Saturday when they were beaten 31-25 by Duke on their home field. The Yellow Jackets were able to put up 483 yards of offense in that game, but they also turned the ball over three times.
The Yellow Jackets currently have the eighth-best rushing team in the nation by averaging 294.7 rushing yards per game. Quarterback Justin Thomas has thrown for 724 yards and seven touchdowns this year, and he currently leads the team in rushing with 589 yards and three more scores. Senior wide receiver DeAndre Smelter has 16 receptions for 360 yards and four touchdowns this season.
On Saturday, North Carolina played well against Notre Dame on the road, but they still ended up losing 50-43. They had 326 passing yards in that loss, but their defense gave up 519 yards.
The Tar Heels currently have the second-worst defense in the league after giving up 43.3 points per game through their first six games. Quarterback Marquise Williams has completed 60.5 percent of his passes this season for 1,386 yards, 11 touchdowns and five interceptions. Williams also leads the team in rushing with 375 yards and three more scores.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
North Carolina Tar Heels are 1-5-0 Against the Spread
North Carolina Tar Heels are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
10/12/14 OT Bryan Chamberlain Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
North Carolina Tar Heels
No injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take North Carolina
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