Georgia Tech at Pittsburgh Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/20/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Heinz Field in Pittsburgh
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (5-2) will be hoping that they can snap their two-game losing streak when they go up against the Pittsburgh Panthers (4-3) on Saturday afternoon. Last season, Georgia Tech was able to win this matchup 21-10 at home.
Georgia Tech gave up 27 second-half points to North Carolina on Saturday and ended up losing 48-43 on the road. They did rush for 376 yards in that game, but their defense also gave up 579 yards.
The Yellow Jackets have the fifth-best rushing team in the nation right now with 306.3 rushing yards per game. Quarterback Justin Thomas has thrown for 959 yards with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions, and he is the team's leading rusher with 625 yards and three more touchdowns. Running back Zach Laskey has averaged five yards per carry and has 595 yards with five scores.
Pittsburgh's defense carried the team yet again on Saturday and helped them pick up a 21-16 home win over Virginia Tech. They only gave up 26 rushing yards in that win and Virginia Tech was only able to convert two of their 14 third down chances.
The Panthers have struggled to score touchdowns this season, but their defense has been able to hold opponents to just 18.6 points per game. Their best offensive player has been sophomore running back James Conner, who has 959 yards with 11 touchdowns so far this season. Quarterback Chad Voytik has thrown for 1,041 yards with nine touchdowns and six interceptions this year.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-4-0 Against the Spread
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Panthers are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Panthers are 2-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
10/20/14 RB Zach Laskey Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
10/19/14 DL Luke Maclean Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
09/07/14 OL Artie Rowell ACL out for season
08/20/14 DB Trenton Coles Personal has left team
08/02/14 LB Ejuan Price Pectoral out for season
08/02/14 DB Titus Howard Suspension out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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