Saturday, October 17, 2015
Bobby Dodd Stadium
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The Pittsburgh Panthers face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 50.
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Nathan Peterman finished his last game with 222 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 17 passes out of 24 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. Chris James was the rushing leader for the Panthers last game. He carried the ball 11 times for an average of 9 yards per carry and ended with 94 yards. Dontez Ford was the team leader in receiving with a total of 63 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Pittsburgh totaled 363 yards by way of 59 plays. They rushed the ball 35 times for a total of 141 yards on the game and the Panthers totaled 16 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 9 passing and 0 by penalty.
Justin Thomas finished his last game with 159 yards through the air for Georgia Tech. He completed 6 passes out of 14 attempts for a 43% completion percentage. Marcus Marshall was the rushing leader for the Yellow Jackets last game. He carried the ball 11 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 45 yards. Ricky Jeune was the team leader in receiving with a total of 69 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. Georgia Tech totaled 230 yards by way of 56 plays. They rushed the ball 42 times for a total of 71 yards on the game and the Yellow Jackets totaled 12 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 5 passing and 1 by penalty.
Pittsburgh is averaging 27.2 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 15.2 passes per game on 22.6 attempts for a 67.3 percent completion percentage and average 174.4 yards in the passing department per game. The Panthers are averaging 162.8 rushing yards per game on 39.4 attempts per contest for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. They are also running 62 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 337.2 yards per contest. The Panthers manage 16.6 first downs per contest and they average a total of 37.6 penalty yards on 5 penalties.
Pittsburgh gives up 20.6 points per contest and an average of 179.8 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 16 completed passes on 31.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.3. The Panthers allow 85.8 rushing yards per game on 29.4 carries for a 2.9 average per play. Pittsburgh gives up 265.6 total yards per game including 4.4 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.4 penalties per game that total 46.2 yards as a unit.
Georgia Tech is putting 38.5 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 7.3 passes per game on 16 attempts for a 45.8 percent completion percentage and average 132.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Yellow Jackets rush for an average of 271.7 yards per contest on 52.7 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry for the season. They also run 68.7 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 404 yards in each contest. The Yellow Jackets are gaining 21.7 first downs per contest and they average 24.7 penalty yards on 2.7 penalties per game.
Georgia Tech surrenders 26.8 points per game and 192.8 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 16.8 completed passes per game on 29.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.7. The Yellow Jackets allow 174.8 rushing yards per contest on 35.3 carries for a 4.9 average per rush. Georgia Tech gives up 367.7 total yards per game including an average of 5.7 per play. They create an average of 2.2 turnovers per game and 6 penalties for 48.8 yards each game.
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 2-2-1 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Georgia Tech Betting Trends
Georgia Tech is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Georgia Tech has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/15 WR Chris Wuestner Abdominal "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
10/11/15 LB Nicholas Grigsby Neck "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
10/11/15 WR Tre Tripton Leg "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
10/03/15 OL Alex Paulina Shoulder out for season
09/07/15 RB James Conner Knee out for season
08/26/15 RB Rachid Ibrahim Achilles out for season
08/21/15 DL Hez Trahan Personal has left team
08/13/15 OL Jaryd Jones-Smith Knee out for season
10/11/15 FB Broderick Snoddy Hand "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
10/11/15 DB Chris Milton Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
10/11/15 DB Demond Smith Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
10/11/15 OL Errin Joe Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
09/29/15 LB Beau Hankins Concussion out for season
09/24/15 RB C.J. Leggett Knee out for season
09/24/15 OL Chris Griffin Knee out for season
09/24/15 RB Nate Cottrell Knee out for season
09/24/15 RB Qua Searcy Ankle out for season
09/17/15 RB Quaide Weimerskirch Foot out indefinitely
09/08/15 Backup QB Tim Byerly Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Georgia Tech
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