Miami (FL) at Georgia Tech Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 9/29/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field in Atlanta
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The Miami Hurricanes (3-2) will have a hard time staying above .500 because they have to take on the solid rushing attack of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (4-0) on Saturday night. In 2013, Georgia Tech won this matchup 45-30 on the road.
Miami rushed for 203 yards in their game against Duke last Saturday and pulled off a 22-10 home win. The Hurricanes held Duke to just 264 total yards in game, including only 85 yards on the ground. Miami's defense has done pretty well this season by holding opponents to just 21.8 points per game.
Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson has rushed for 525 yards on 86 carries this season with four touchdowns. Senior wide receiver Phillip Dorsett has caught 10 passes for 332 yards this year with four touchdowns.
In their last game, Georgia Tech scored 17 fourth-quarter points against Virginia Tech on the road and beat them 27-24. The Yellow Jackets were outgained 424-375 in that game, but they forced the Hokies into committing three turnovers. Georgia Tech is 11th in the country in rushing right now with 292 yards per game.
Quarterback Justin Thomas has only completed 49.2 percent of his passes this year for the Yellow Jackets, but he has thrown seven touchdown passes with only one interception. Thomas is also his team's leading rusher with 443 yards and two more scores.
Miami-Florida Hurricanes Betting Trends
Miami-Florida Hurricanes are 2-3-0 Against the Spread
Miami-Florida Hurricanes are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/29/14 OL Kc McDermott Leg injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
09/29/14 OL Taylor Gadbois Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
09/28/14 OL Alex Gall Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
09/28/14 DE Chad Thomas Back "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
09/28/14 PK Matt Goudis Back "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
09/15/14 QB Kevin Olsen Legal problems left the team
09/12/14 DE Al-Quadin Muhammad Suspension out for season
09/05/14 Backup QB Ryan Williams Knee out indefinitely
08/15/14 WR Rashawn Scott Shoulder out indefinitely
08/14/14 DB Rayshawn Jenkins Back out for season
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
09/29/14 RB Charles Perkins Leg is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Miami Florida
09/28/14 Backup QB Brady Swilling Hand "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
Tony's Pick: Take Miami
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