Duke at Georgia Tech College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Bobby Dodd Stadium
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The Duke Blue Devils travel to Bobby Dodd Stadium to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 3 point favorites. The Blue Devils have an ATS record of 3-2-0 while their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Yellow Jackets have an over/under record of 4-2-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
Valuable Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Duke Blue Devils are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
09/24/18 RB Brittain Brown Upper Body injured last game, is probable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
09/24/18 S Jordan Hayes Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
09/24/18 RB Mataeo Durant Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
09/24/18 QB Quentin Harris Leg injured last game, is probable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
09/24/18 WR T.J. Rahming Ankle injured last game, is probable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
09/23/18 DT Edgar Cerenord Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
09/23/18 S Michael Carter II Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
09/23/18 C Zach Harmon Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
09/17/18 WR Aaron Young Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/09/18 CB Mark Gilbert Hip is out for season
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
09/30/18 DB Jaytlin Askew Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Louisville
09/11/18 RB KirVonte Benson Knee is out for season
08/16/18 QB Lucas Johnson Leg is out indefinitely
08/10/18 WR Adonicas Sanders Collarbone is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Duke Blue Devils are 65th in Division 1 in points scored with 164. They have run 362 plays this season for 2,036 yards, which ranks them 96th in the nation in total offense. The Blue Devils average 5.6 yards per play, which is 74th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 104 1st downs this year, placing them 93rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Duke has run for 949 yards as a team, which ranks 71st in the country. They've run 213 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Blue Devils have been penalized on offense 19 times for 162 yards so far this season, which has them 126th in the nation in penalties. Daniel Jones has thrown for 615 yards this season. He has completed 52 passes on 74 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 159.7. He averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 9.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Duke is 20th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 92. They have surrendered a total of 1,746 yards on D, which is 29th in Division 1. The Blue Devils are ranked 29th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 89 passes on 168 attempts against the Duke Blue Devils defense this season, placing them 35th and 56th in the country. The Duke pass defense has also given up a total of 1,132 yards through the air, which is 51st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 186 attempts for 614 yards this year, putting them in 23rd place in D-1 against the run. The Blue Devils have committed 27 penalties for 257 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 32nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Duke is ranked 23rd in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 100 punt return yards and average 7.7 yards per return, which is 83rd in college football. They have returned 7 kicks for 144 yards on special teams, ranking 107th in kick return yardage. The Blue Devils average 21 yards per kick return and they are 93rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,280. The Duke Blue Devils have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 4, which is 95th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Duke Blue Devils kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 20 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 997 yards on 24 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 72nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Yellow Jackets have run for 2,238 yards as a team, which ranks 1st in the nation. They've run 337 times, averaging 6.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Yellow Jackets have been penalized on offense 27 times for 279 yards so far this year, which has them 103rd in the country in penalties. They are 18th in Division 1 in points scored with 248. They have run 405 plays this year for 2,820 yards, which ranks them 124th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets average 7 yards per play, which is 12th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 140 1st downs this season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. TaQuon Marshall has completed 31 throws while attempting 65 passes for a completion percentage of 47.7%. He has passed for 554 yards this year. He averages 6.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 117.1.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets rush defense has given up 200 attempts for 863 yards this season, putting them in 68th place in the country against the run. They have had 27 penalties for 223 yards on defense this year. That places them 19th in Division 1. Georgia Tech is 96th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 170. They have given up a total of 2,263 yards on D, which is 86th in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are 78th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 127 throws on 200 attempts against the Georgia Tech defense this season, ranking them 110th and 105th in the country. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,400 yards in the air, which is 91st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have tried 5 field goals this year and made 2, which is 124th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 40%. Georgia Tech kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 32 for 34 this season. Their punters have accumulated 629 yards on 14 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 20th in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia Tech is 75th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 68 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 70th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 271 yards on special teams, which puts them 60th in kick return yardage. The Yellow Jackets average 19 yards per kick return and they are 24th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,159.
Who will win tonight's Blue Devils/Yellow Jackets college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets -3
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