Virginia Tech at Virginia College Football Picks & Parlay 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium
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The Virginia Cavaliers host the Virginia Tech Hokies at David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 8 point favorites. The Cavaliers have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 5-5-0 against the spread. The Hokies have an ATS record of 5-5-0 while their over/under record is 3-6-1.
Valuable Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-6-1 against the over/under
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 5-5-0 against the spread
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Virginia Cavaliers are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/12/17 CB Adonis Alexander Hamstring is "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
11/12/17 WR C.J. Carroll Foot is "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
11/12/17 TE Drake Delullis Hamstring is "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
11/12/17 RB Steven Peoples Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
11/12/17 OL Yosuah Nijman Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Pittsburgh U
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 Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
10/09/17 WR Ben Hogg Undisclosed out for season
09/04/17 CB Tim Harris Wrist out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Virginia Tech Hokies have run for 1,804 yards as a team, which ranks 66th in college football. They've run 480 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hokies have been penalized on offense 51 times for 463 yards so far this season, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 48th in the nation in points scored with 336. They have run 827 plays this season for 4,505 yards, which ranks them 49th in Division 1 in total offense. The Hokies average 5.4 yards per play, which is 93rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 237 1st downs this year, placing them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. Josh Jackson averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 200 passes on 334 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 138.9. He has thrown for 2,600 yards this season.
The Hokies rush defense has allowed 411 attempts for 1,421 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in D-1 against the run. Virginia Tech has committed 74 penalties for 556 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 58th in college football. They are 6th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 162. They have surrendered a total of 3,472 yards on D, which is 22nd in the country. The Hokies are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 135 passes on 292 attempts against the Virginia Tech Hokies defense this season, placing them 5th and 18th in Division 1. The Virginia Tech pass defense has also given up a total of 2,052 yards through the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Virginia Tech Hokies have attempted 24 field goals this season and made 17, which is 29th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Virginia Tech Hokies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 39 for 39 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,434 yards on 57 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 41st in Division 1 in punting average. Virginia Tech is ranked 1st in the nation in punt returns with 37. They've accumulated 400 punt return yards and average 10.8 yards per return, which is 30th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 508 yards on special teams, ranking 100th in kick return yardage. The Hokies average 25 yards per kick return and they are 39th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,413.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cavaliers are 85th in the country in points scored with 286. They have run 800 plays this year for 4,083 yards, which ranks them 35th in Division 1 in total offense. The Virginia Cavaliers average 5.1 yards per play, which is 110th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 221 1st downs this season, ranking them 74th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Virginia has run for 1,181 yards as a unit, which ranks 118th in college football. They've run 351 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. Virginia has been penalized on offense 55 times for 492 yards so far this year, which has them 100th in the country in penalties. Kurt Benkert has passed for 2,876 yards this year. He's completed 265 throws while attempting 439 passes for a completion percentage of 60.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 130.5. He averages 6.9 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt.
Virginia is 79th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 310. They have given up a total of 3,959 yards on D, which is 41st in D-1. The Cavaliers are 54th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 158 throws on 300 attempts against the Virginia defense this season, ranking them 13th and 22nd in the nation. The Virginia Cavaliers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,012 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 428 attempts for 1,947 yards this season, putting them in 79th place in the country against the run. The Cavaliers have had 59 penalties for 545 yards on defense this year. That places them 54th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Virginia is 28th in the country in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 100 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 106th in D-1. They have returned 33 kicks for 899 yards on special teams, which puts them 13th in kick return yardage. The Virginia Cavaliers average 27 yards per kick return and they are 74th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,082. The Cavaliers have tried 10 field goals this year and made 8, which is 111th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Virginia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 36 for 36 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,816 yards on 65 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 30th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cavaliers +8 and over 56 total points
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