Saturday, September 17, 2016
Bobby Dodd Stadium
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The Vanderbilt Commodores take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 6.5 point favorites. This season the Commodores are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Yellow Jackets have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-0-1 against the spread.
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Kyle Shurmur finished with 113 yards through the air for Vanderbilt last week. He completed 15 passes out of 28 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. The Commodores were led in rushing by Ralph Webb, who finished with 211 yards on 29 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Jared Pinkney was the team leader in receiving with a total of 32 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Vanderbilt got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 73 total plays for 344 yards for the game. The Commodores ran for 231 yards on 45 attempts.
Justin Thomas finished with 80 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 Qua Searcy, who finished with 91 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 13 yards per carry. Ricky Jeune was the team leader in receiving with a total of 57 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Georgia Tech got a total of 25 first downs in that game. 20 came from running the ball and 3 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 444 yards for the game. The Yellow Jackets ran for 364 yards on 51 attempts.
Vanderbilt scores 28.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 77th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 11.5 passes on 25.5 attempts for a 45.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 93 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 125th in college football. The Commodores run for an average of 200 yards per game on 43.5 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 56th in the nation. They also run 69 plays per contest and average 4.2 yards per play for an average of 293 yards per game, ranking their offense 119th overall this season. The Commodores average 17 first downs per game which ranks them 107th in the country. They accumulate 36.5 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, which ranks 111th in the nation.
Vanderbilt allows 293 passing yards per game, ranking 108th in D-1, and they allow 18.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 48th. They give up 27 completions on 47.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.8. The Commodores allow 108.5 rushing yards per game on 26.5 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 39th in the country. Vanderbilt allows 401.5 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 88th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8 penalties for 71.5 yards per game, ranking them 102nd among D-1 teams.
Georgia Tech averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 84th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 6.5 passes per game on 12.5 attempts for a 52 percent completion percentage. They throw for 99.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 124th in Division 1. The Yellow Jackets run for an average of 241.5 yards per game on 48 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 24th on the ground. They also run 60.5 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 341 yards per game, ranking them 102nd in the country on offense. The Yellow Jackets get an average of 18.5 first downs per game, which ranks 96th in the nation. They average 19 penalty yards per game via 2 penalties, ranking them 127th in college football.
Georgia Tech allows an average of 189.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 49th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 12 points per contest, which has them ranked 15th in the nation. They give up 18 completions on 28.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.2 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 130.5 rushing yards per contest on 32.5 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 57th in the country. Georgia Tech allows 320 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 45th in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 42 yards in each contest, ranking 24th in the nation.
Vanderbilt Betting Trends
Vanderbilt is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Vanderbilt has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Georgia Tech Betting Trends
Georgia Tech is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia Tech has an ATS record of 0-0-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 DL Jay Woods Knee "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
08/14/16 OT Andrew Jelks Knee out for season
08/14/16 QB Shawn Stankavage Leg out for season
09/11/16 DE Jordan Woods Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/11/16 FB KirVonte Benson Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/11/16 LB P.J. Davis Arm "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/08/16 RB Dedrick Mills Suspension expected to miss
Josh's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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