Virginia at Georgia Tech Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/27/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field in Atlanta
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On Saturday, the Virginia Cavaliers (4-4) will try to snap their two-game losing skid when they take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (6-2). The Yellow Jackets were able to defeat the Cavs 35-25 last year.
Virginia scored just three points in the second half of their game against North Carolina last Saturday and ended up losing 28-27 at home. They were able to outgain UNC 443-374 in that loss, but they turned the ball over twice and were unable to recover a surprise onside kick in the second half.
The Cavaliers are averaging 28.8 points per game this season while giving up 22.9 points per game. Through eight games, quarterback Matt Johns has thrown for 1,012 yards with eight touchdowns and five interceptions. Running back Kevin Parks has rushed for 613 yards with four scores and he is averaging 4.2 yards per carry.
Over the weekend, Georgia Tech was able to put together their best offensive performance of the season when they beat Pittsburgh 56-28 on the road. They rushed for 465 yards in that win while forcing Pittsburgh into committing six turnovers.
The Yellow Jackets have relied heavily on their running game this season, which is fourth in the country right now with 326.1 yards per game. Quarterback Justin Thomas has been excellent by throwing for 1,106 yards with 11 touchdowns, and also rushing for a team-leading 717 yards with four more touchdowns.
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
Virginia Cavaliers are 5-3-0 Against the Spread
Virginia Cavaliers are 2-5-0 against the Over/Under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 5-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/27/14 WR Miles Gooch Leg out indefinitely
10/21/14 C Jackson Matteo Foot out indefinitely
10/05/14 DB Demetrious Nicholson Toe out for season
09/30/14 WR Dominique Terrell Hernia out for season
08/02/14 OL Jay Whitmire Back out indefinitely
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
10/27/14 RB Zach Laskey Shoulder out indefinitely
10/26/14 RB Austin McClellan Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Virginia
10/26/14 RB Charles Perkins Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Virginia
10/26/14 OL Chris Griffin Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Virginia
Tony's Pick: Take Virginia
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