Georgia Tech at USF College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Raymond James Stadium
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Raymond James Stadium is the venue for the game between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the USF Bulls on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Tech as 2.5 point favorites. The Bulls are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-1-0. The Yellow Jackets are 0-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 0-1-0.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important USF Bulls Betting Trends
The USF Bulls are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The USF Bulls are 0-1-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have run for 439 yards as a unit, which ranks 4th in the nation. They've run 54 times, averaging 8.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Yellow Jackets have been penalized on offense 3 times for 30 yards so far this year, which has them 112th in the country in penalties. They are 47th in Division 1 in points scored with 41. They have run 72 plays this year for 543 yards, which ranks them 116th in the nation in total offense. The Yellow Jackets average 7.5 yards per play, which is 28th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 28 1st downs this season, ranking them 26th overall as an offensive unit. TaQuon Marshall has completed 9 throws while attempting 18 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. He has passed for 104 yards this year. He averages 4.4 adjusted yards per throw and 5.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 105.8.
The Yellow Jackets rush defense has given up 28 attempts for 77 yards this season, putting them in 28th place in the country against the run. They have had 3 penalties for 20 yards on defense this year. That places them 15th in Division 1. Georgia Tech is 5th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 0. They have given up a total of 146 yards on D, which is 11th in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are 14th in yards per play allowed with 2.9. Opponent offenses have completed 15 throws on 23 attempts against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense this season, ranking them 46th and 28th in the country. The Georgia Tech pass defense has also surrendered a total of 69 yards in the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets kickers have made 83% of their extra points, going 5 for 6 this season. Georgia Tech is 26th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 31 punt return yards and average 10.3 yards per return, which is 37th in D-1. They have returned 1 kick for 10 yards on special teams, which puts them 107th in kick return yardage. The Yellow Jackets average 10 yards per kick return and they are 46th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 584.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulls are 68th in Division 1 in points scored with 34. They have run 84 plays this season for 515 yards, which ranks them 16th in the nation in total offense. The USF Bulls average 6.1 yards per play, which is 56th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 27 1st downs this year, placing them 33rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground USF has run for 148 yards as a team, which ranks 84th in the country. They've run 38 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulls have been penalized on offense 7 times for 55 yards so far this season, which has them 54th in the nation in penalties. Blake Barnett has thrown for 305 yards this season. He has completed 24 passes on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 175.1. He averages 9 yards per pass attempt and 10.7 adjusted yards per throw.
USF is 42nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 14. They have surrendered a total of 234 yards on D, which is 26th in Division 1. The Bulls are ranked 30th in yards per play allowed with 3.8. Opposing offenses have completed 6 passes on 12 attempts against the USF defense this season, placing them 15th and 11th in the country. The USF Bulls pass defense has also given up a total of 42 yards through the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 49 attempts for 192 yards this year, putting them in 95th place in D-1 against the run. The Bulls have committed 6 penalties for 40 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 46th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
USF is ranked 33rd in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 37 punt return yards and average 12.3 yards per return, which is 27th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 44 yards on special teams, ranking 64th in kick return yardage. The USF Bulls average 15 yards per kick return and they are 41st in the country in all-purpose yards with 596. USF kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this year. Their punters have totaled 147 yards on 4 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 97th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets -2.5
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