Georgia Tech at Miami College Football Picks & Predictions 10/12/2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Hard Rock Stadium
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head to Hard Rock Stadium to play the Miami Hurricanes on Thursday, October 12, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 9.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 52.5. The Yellow Jackets are 4-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Hurricanes are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-3-0.
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Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 4-0-0 against the spread
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
10/08/17 OL Andrew Marshall Leg "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/08/17 OL Brad Morgan Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/08/17 LB David Curry Leg "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
10/08/17 WR Ahmmon Richards Hamstring injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
10/08/17 RB Mark Walton Ankle out indefinitely
10/08/17 OL Navaughn Donaldson Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Tech
09/29/17 WR Dayall Harris Suspension 3-game suspension (eligible to return 10/21 vs. Syracuse)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 81st in the country in points scored with 146. They have run 302 plays this year for 1,917 yards, which ranks them 128th in Division 1 in total offense. The Yellow Jackets average 6.3 yards per play, which is 35th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 97 1st downs this season, ranking them 102nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia Tech has run for 1,584 yards as a unit, which ranks 8th in college football. They've run 268 times, averaging 5.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Yellow Jackets have been penalized on offense 17 times for 130 yards so far this year, which has them 128th in the country in penalties. TaQuon Marshall has passed for 333 yards this year. He's completed 19 throws while attempting 33 passes for a completion percentage of 57.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 182.3. He averages 12.5 adjusted yards per throw and 10.1 yards per pass attempt.
Georgia Tech is 11th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 76. They have given up a total of 1,040 yards on D, which is 1st in D-1. The Yellow Jackets are 16th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 68 throws on 118 attempts against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense this season, ranking them 10th and 10th in the nation. The Georgia Tech pass defense has also surrendered a total of 633 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 106 attempts for 407 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the country against the run. The Yellow Jackets have had 16 penalties for 159 yards on defense this year. That places them 2nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia Tech is 62nd in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 31 punt return yards and average 3.9 yards per return, which is 103rd in D-1. They have returned 6 kicks for 82 yards on special teams, which puts them 128th in kick return yardage. The Yellow Jackets average 14 yards per kick return and they are 113th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,030. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have tried 5 field goals this year and made 3, which is 101st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 17 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 582 yards on 13 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hurricanes have run for 798 yards as a team, which ranks 83rd in college football. They've run 124 times, averaging 6.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Miami Hurricanes have been penalized on offense 26 times for 281 yards so far this season, which has them 107th in the country in penalties. They are 79th in the nation in points scored with 148. They have run 261 plays this season for 1,888 yards, which ranks them 83rd in Division 1 in total offense. Miami averages 7.2 yards per play, which is 7th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 94 1st downs this year, placing them 108th overall as an offensive unit. Malik Rosier averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 78 passes on 134 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 148.1. He has thrown for 1,074 yards this season.
The Miami Hurricanes rush defense has allowed 153 attempts for 609 yards this year, putting them in 25th place in D-1 against the run. Miami has committed 37 penalties for 320 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 82nd in college football. They are 8th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 69. They have surrendered a total of 1,551 yards on D, which is 14th in the country. The Hurricanes are ranked 33rd in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 92 passes on 159 attempts against the Miami defense this season, placing them 47th and 41st in Division 1. The Miami Hurricanes pass defense has also given up a total of 942 yards through the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Miami Hurricanes have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 5, which is 68th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Miami kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 776 yards on 20 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 106th in Division 1 in punting average. Miami is ranked 103rd in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 84 punt return yards and average 16.8 yards per return, which is 8th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 189 yards on special teams, ranking 112th in kick return yardage. The Miami Hurricanes average 21 yards per kick return and they are 105th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,161.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Hurricanes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Hurricanes -9.5
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