Georgia Tech at North Carolina State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/3/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
CarterFinley Stadium in Raleigh
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (7-2) will take their solid rushing attack on the road on Saturday afternoon when they take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack (5-4). The Yellow Jackets are second in the ACC Coastal while the Wolfpack are currently in fifth place in the ACC Atlantic.
Last weekend, Georgia Tech won their second game in a row when they beat Virginia 35-10 on their home field. They only had 22 rushing yards in that loss and they went 3-for-12 on their third down opportunities.
The Yellow Jackets have been able to rush for 319.7 yards per game this year, which is fourth-best in the country right now. Quarterback Justin Thomas has thrown for 1,247 yards with 14 touchdowns and four interceptions, and he also leads the Yellow Jackets in rushing with 721 yards and four more scores.
NC State snapped their four-game losing streak last Saturday when they defeated Syracuse 24-17 on the road. They were outgained 345-307 in that win, but their defense was able to force Syracuse into committing three turnovers.
The Wolfpack have a winning record right now despite giving up nearly 28 points per game. Senior quarterback Jacoby Brissett has completed 61.3 percent of his passes this season for 1,982 yards, 17 touchdowns and just three picks. Running back Shadrach Thornton has rushed for 498 yards with seven touchdowns this season and he is averaging 5.4 yards per carry.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 5-4-0 against the Over/Under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
North Carolina State Wolfpack are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
North Carolina State Wolfpack are 3-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
11/03/14 DL Patrick Gamble Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. NC State
11/02/14 RB Charles Perkins Knee "?" Saturday vs. NC State
10/27/14 RB Zach Laskey Shoulder out indefinitely
North Carolina State Wolfpack
11/02/14 DT T.Y. McGill Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
10/18/14 WR NaQuan Brown Leg out for season
08/28/14 LB Coult Culler Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/28/14 LB Ty Linton Knee out indefinitely
08/11/14 LB M.J. Salahuddin Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take NC State
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