Saturday, November 28, 2015
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The Virginia Tech Hokies face the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday at Scott Stadium. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.
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Virginia Tech was led in passing last game by Michael Brewer, who finished with 273 yards through the air. He went 20 for 35 on the game, good for a 57% completion percentage. Travon McMillian was the rushing leader for the Hokies last game. He carried the ball 21 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 80 yards. Isaiah Ford was the team leader in receiving with a total of 155 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Virginia Tech had 403 total yards on 82 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Hokies rushed for 130 yards by way of 47 carries.
Virginia was led in passing last game by Matt Johns, who finished with 344 yards through the air. He went 24 for 33 on the game, good for a 73% completion percentage. Taquan Mizzell was the rushing leader for the Cavaliers last game. He carried the ball 17 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 61 yards. Olamide Zaccheaus was the team leader in receiving with a total of 89 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 30 yards per reception. Virginia had 502 total yards on 73 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Cavaliers rushed for 143 yards by way of 39 carries.
Virginia Tech is averaging a total of 29.5 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 29.7 passes per game and completing 16.8 of them for a 56.6 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 214.1 yards per game through the air as well. The Hokies are running for an average of 159.1 yards per game on 42.9 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. They are also running 72.6 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 373.2 yards per contest. The Hokies manage 19.9 first downs per contest and they average a total of 67.5 penalty yards on 8 penalties.
Virginia Tech allows 173.9 passing yards per game and 24.5 points per contest on defense. They give up 11.7 completions on 24.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47.8. The Hokies allow 172.6 rushing yards per game on 39.6 carries for a 4.4 average per play. Virginia Tech gives up 346.5 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties per game that total 60.2 yards as a unit.
Virginia is accumulating 26.3 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 34.1 passes per game and complete 21.3 of them for a 62.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 244.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Cavaliers run for an average of 134.1 yards per game on 34.9 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season. They also run 69 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 378.5 yards in each contest. The Cavaliers are gaining 20.2 first downs per contest and they average 63.7 penalty yards on 7.5 penalties per game.
Virginia allows an average of 256.5 passing yards and 33 points per contest. They give up 19.9 completions on 31.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.3 per game. The Cavaliers allow 164.8 rushing yards per contest on 35.3 carries for a 4.7 average per rush. Virginia gives up 421.3 total yards per game including an average of 6.3 per play. They create an average of 1.3 turnovers per game and 6.4 penalties for 56.3 yards each game.
Virginia Tech Betting Trends
Virginia Tech is 5-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Virginia Tech has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Virginia Betting Trends
Virginia is 6-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
Virginia has an ATS record of 7-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/22/15 WR Deon Newsome Suspension out indefinitely
10/06/15 RB Marshawn Williams Knee out for season
09/28/15 CB Kendall Fuller Knee out for season
09/28/15 RB Shai McKenzie Knee out for season
08/24/15 LB Holland Fisher Personal has left team
08/24/15 CB Shawn Payne Personal has left team
10/26/15 OL Michael Mooney Knee out for season
10/20/15 LB Malcolm Cook Upper Body out for season
10/06/15 WR Andre Levrone Back out for season
10/06/15 LB Ryan Doull Undisclosed out for season
09/07/15 C Eric Tretlow Lower Body out for season
09/07/15 OT Jake Fieler Lower Body out for season
08/24/15 WR Umar Muhammad-Wyatt Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia
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