Saturday, November 26, 2016
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Sanford Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 4.5 point favorites. This season the Yellow Jackets are 5-4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4-1. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 4-7-0 and they are 5-6-0 against the spread.
Justin Thomas finished with 122 yards through the air for Georgia Tech last week. He completed 5 passes out of 10 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Yellow Jackets were led in rushing by Marcus Marshall, who finished with 127 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Clinton Lynch was the team leader in receiving with a total of 85 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game Georgia Tech got a total of 8 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 41 total plays for 321 yards for the game. The Yellow Jackets ran for 199 yards on 31 attempts.
Jacob Eason finished with 165 yards passing for Georgia last week. He went 13 for 19, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led on the ground by Nick Chubb, who finished with 108 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Nick Chubb led the team in receiving with 49 yards and 1 catches. He finished the game with an average of 49 yards per reception. Georgia had 16 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 59 total plays for 400 yards for the contest. The Bulldogs ran for 235 yards on 39 carries as a team.
Georgia Tech scores 27.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 74th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 6.5 passes on 12.5 attempts for a 52.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 131.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 124th in college football. The Yellow Jackets run for an average of 256.6 yards per game on 47 attempts for an average of 5.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 10th in the nation. They also run 59.5 plays per contest and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 388.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 84th overall this season. The Yellow Jackets average 17.7 first downs per game which ranks them 117th in the country. They accumulate 34.7 penalty yards per game via 4.1 penalties, which ranks 124th in the nation.
Georgia Tech allows 242.5 passing yards per game, ranking 80th in D-1, and they allow 24.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 47th. They give up 21.5 completions on 33.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.9. The Yellow Jackets allow 166.1 rushing yards per game on 35.9 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 58th in the country. Georgia Tech allows 408.6 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 67th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 41.7 yards per game, ranking them 15th among D-1 teams.
Georgia averages 23.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 104th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.9 passes per game on 30.6 attempts for a 55.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 201.1 yards through the air per game, ranking them 95th in Division 1. The Bulldogs run for an average of 179.6 yards per game on 40.5 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 63rd on the ground. They also run 71.2 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 380.7 yards per game, ranking them 93rd in the country on offense. The Bulldogs get an average of 20.4 first downs per game, which ranks 84th in the nation. They average 45.4 penalty yards per game via 5.9 penalties, ranking them 102nd in college football.
Georgia allows an average of 189 passing yards per game, which ranks 16th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 23.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 39th in the nation. They give up 16 completions on 27.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 133.4 rushing yards per contest on 35.4 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 34th in the country. Georgia allows 322.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 15th in D-1. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and 5.4 penalties for 42 yards in each contest, ranking 16th in the nation.
Georgia Tech Betting Trends
Georgia Tech is 5-4-1 against the over/under this season
Georgia Tech has an ATS record of 5-4-1 this season
Georgia Betting Trends
Georgia is 4-7-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 RB Dedrick Mills Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
11/04/16 DB Christian Campbell Suspension out indefinitely
11/04/16 DB Jalen Johnson Suspension out indefinitely
11/20/16 WR Jayson Stanley Toe "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
11/20/16 WR Michael Chigbu Knee "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
11/20/16 LB Natrez Patrick Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
11/12/16 P Marshall Long Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Georgia -4.5
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