Saturday, October 1, 2016
Bobby Dodd Stadium
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The Miami Hurricanes take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The opening line for this game has Miami as 5 point favorites. This season the Hurricanes are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Yellow Jackets have an over/under record of 0-2-1 and they are 1-1-1 against the spread.
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Brad Kaaya finished with 368 yards through the air for Miami last week. He completed 21 passes out of 27 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. The Hurricanes were led in rushing by Mark Walton, who finished with 130 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Ahmmon Richards was the team leader in receiving with a total of 142 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 36 yards per reception. As a team in that game Miami got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 59 total plays for 549 yards for the game. The Hurricanes ran for 164 yards on 31 attempts.
Justin Thomas finished with 29 yards passing for Georgia Tech last week. He went 4 for 13, resulting in a 31% completion percentage. The Yellow Jackets were led on the ground by Dedrick Mills, who finished with 75 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Brad Stewart led the team in receiving with 26 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Georgia Tech had 11 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 1 came from a pass. They ran 52 total plays for 124 yards for the contest. The Yellow Jackets ran for 95 yards on 38 carries as a team.
Miami scores 51 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 6th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.3 passes on 26.7 attempts for a 65 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 242 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 58th in college football. The Hurricanes run for an average of 272 yards per game on 35.3 attempts for an average of 7.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 9th in the nation. They also run 62 plays per contest and average 8.3 yards per play for an average of 514 yards per game, ranking their offense 18th overall this season. The Hurricanes average 20.3 first downs per game which ranks them 85th in the country. They accumulate 72.3 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, which ranks 23rd in the nation.
Miami allows 152.3 passing yards per game, ranking 15th in D-1, and they allow 7.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 1st. They give up 14.3 completions on 28.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50. The Hurricanes allow 65 rushing yards per game on 41.3 carries for an average of 1.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 4th in the country. Miami allows 217.3 total yards per game including 3.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 2nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.7 penalties for 62.3 yards per game, ranking them 88th among D-1 teams.
Georgia Tech averages 24.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 100th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 6.3 passes per game on 14 attempts for a 44.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 112.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 125th in Division 1. The Yellow Jackets run for an average of 216.8 yards per game on 45 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 37th on the ground. They also run 59 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 329.3 yards per game, ranking them 117th in the country on offense. The Yellow Jackets get an average of 17.3 first downs per game, which ranks 112th in the nation. They average 27 penalty yards per game via 2.5 penalties, ranking them 125th in college football.
Georgia Tech allows an average of 218.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 57th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 14.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 14th in the nation. They give up 22 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.7 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 121 rushing yards per contest on 32.3 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 37th in the country. Georgia Tech allows 339.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 34th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 52.3 yards in each contest, ranking 55th in the nation.
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Georgia Tech Betting Trends
Georgia Tech is 0-2-1 against the over/under this season
Georgia Tech has an ATS record of 1-1-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 QB Brad Kaaya Knee injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
09/16/16 DB Adrian Colbert Knee out indefinitely
09/16/16 QB Tucker Beirne Legal problems out indefinitely
09/10/16 DL Courtel Jenkins Knee out indefinitely
09/05/16 LB Jamie Gordinier Knee out for season
09/03/16 LB Juwon Young Suspension has transferred
09/03/16 WR Sam Bruce Leg out indefinitely
09/01/16 DL Scott Patchan Knee out indefinitely
08/27/16 DL Al-Quadin Muhammad Dismissed has been dismissed
08/27/16 LB Jeremaine Grace Dismissed has been dismissed
08/19/16 RB Trayone Gray Knee out for season
08/18/16 WR Lawrence Cager Knee out for season
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Miami
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