Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech College Football Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field
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Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field is the venue for the game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Virginia Tech as 1.5 point favorites. The Yellow Jackets are 6-1-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-5-0. The Hokies are 5-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-6-1.
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Valuable Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 2-6-1 against the over/under
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 5-4-0 against the spread
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 6-1-1 against the spread
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/05/17 RB Steven Peoples Undisclosed is "?"
11/04/17 WR C.J. Carroll Foot is "?"
11/04/17 TE Drake Delullis Leg is "?"
11/04/17 OL Yosuah Nijman Undisclosed is "?"
11/03/17 WR Caleb Farley Knee is out for season
10/06/17 DB Divine Deablo Foot out for season
09/13/17 LB Tavante Beckett Legal problems out indefinitely
08/30/17 RB D.J. Reid Left Team out for season
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
11/04/17 DB A.J. Gray Lower Body is "?"
11/04/17 LB Brant Mitchell Lower Body is "?"
11/04/17 QB Matthew Jordan Lower Body is "?"
11/04/17 OL Scott Morgan Upper Body is "?"
11/04/17 LB Terrell Lewis Lower Body is "?"
11/03/17 LB David Curry Leg is out indefinitely
10/20/17 PK Shawn Davis Lower Body is out for season
10/13/17 OL Andrew Marshall Leg out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Virginia Tech Hokies have run for 1,542 yards as a unit, which ranks 57th in the nation. They've run 404 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Hokies have been penalized on offense 43 times for 396 yards so far this year, which has them 107th in the country in penalties. They are 41st in Division 1 in points scored with 293. They have run 688 plays this year for 3,871 yards, which ranks them 40th in the nation in total offense. The Hokies average 5.6 yards per play, which is 75th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 204 1st downs this season, ranking them 33rd overall as an offensive unit. Josh Jackson has completed 169 throws while attempting 271 passes for a completion percentage of 62.4%. He has passed for 2,229 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 147.7.
The Hokies rush defense has given up 323 attempts for 1,106 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the country against the run. They have had 68 penalties for 506 yards on defense this year. That places them 70th in Division 1. Virginia Tech is 4th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 120. They have given up a total of 2,706 yards on D, which is 10th in the nation. The Hokies are 18th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 113 throws on 250 attempts against the Virginia Tech Hokies defense this season, ranking them 7th and 25th in the country. The Virginia Tech pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,600 yards in the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Virginia Tech Hokies have tried 21 field goals this year and made 14, which is 26th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Virginia Tech Hokies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,969 yards on 46 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 42nd in the NCAA in punting average. Virginia Tech is 1st in the country in punt returns with 33. They've totaled 382 punt return yards and average 11.6 yards per return, which is 28th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 348 yards on special teams, which puts them 114th in kick return yardage. The Hokies average 25 yards per kick return and they are 38th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,601.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Yellow Jackets are 67th in Division 1 in points scored with 254. They have run 570 plays this season for 3,322 yards, which ranks them 128th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets average 5.8 yards per play, which is 54th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 170 1st downs this year, placing them 97th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia Tech has run for 2,655 yards as a team, which ranks 6th in the country. They've run 482 times, averaging 5.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Yellow Jackets have been penalized on offense 31 times for 246 yards so far this season, which has them 129th in the nation in penalties. TaQuon Marshall has thrown for 667 yards this season. He has completed 36 passes on 87 attempts for a completion percentage of 41.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 123.9. He averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 8 adjusted yards per throw.
Georgia Tech is 35th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 189. They have surrendered a total of 2,670 yards on D, which is 9th in Division 1. The Yellow Jackets are ranked 39th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 151 passes on 262 attempts against the Georgia Tech defense this season, placing them 42nd and 38th in the country. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets pass defense has also given up a total of 1,649 yards through the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 242 attempts for 1,021 yards this year, putting them in 12th place in D-1 against the run. The Yellow Jackets have committed 35 penalties for 314 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 7th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia Tech is ranked 59th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 78 punt return yards and average 6 yards per return, which is 81st in college football. They have returned 27 kicks for 559 yards on special teams, ranking 49th in kick return yardage. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets average 21 yards per kick return and they are 96th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,960. The Yellow Jackets have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 104th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Georgia Tech kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 27 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,706 yards on 39 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 27th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Hokies/Yellow Jackets college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets +1.5
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