Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech College Football Picks and Predictions 10/25/2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Lane Stadium to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 5 point favorites. The Yellow Jackets have an ATS record of 2-5-0 while their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Hokies have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-5-0 against the spread
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
10/21/18 OL Andrew Marshall Upper Body is questionable Thursday vs Virginia Tech
10/21/18 LB David Curry Upper Body left last game, is questionable Thursday vs Virginia Tech
10/21/18 WR Jalen Camp Lower Body is questionable Thursday vs Virginia Tech
10/21/18 DB Jaytlin Askew Undisclosed is questionable Thursday vs Virginia Tech
10/21/18 WR Stephen Dolphus Upper Body left last game, is questionable Thursday vs Virginia Tech
10/21/18 QB TaQuon Marshall Undisclosed left last game, is probable Thursday vs Virginia Tech
10/21/18 LB Tre' Jackson Undisclosed is questionable Thursday vs Virginia Tech
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
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
10/21/18 DB Divine Deablo Hamstring is questionable Thursday vs Georgia Tech
10/21/18 WR Tre Turner Undisclosed is questionable Thursday vs Georgia Tech
10/12/18 WR C.J. Carroll Personal has left team
09/24/18 QB Josh Jackson Leg is out indefinitely
09/23/18 DL Trevon Hill Dismissed is out for season
08/22/18 LB Alan Tisdale Achilles is out for season
06/25/18 DB Jeremy Webb Achilles is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 29th in Division 1 in points scored with 262. They have run 483 plays this season for 3,174 yards, which ranks them 126th in the nation in total offense. The Yellow Jackets average 6.6 yards per play, which is 19th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 160 1st downs this year, placing them 53rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia Tech has run for 2,467 yards as a team, which ranks 1st in the country. They've run 398 times, averaging 6.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Yellow Jackets have been penalized on offense 30 times for 297 yards so far this season, which has them 121st in the nation in penalties. Tobias Oliver has thrown for 62 yards this season. He has completed 4 passes on 9 attempts for a completion percentage of 44.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 139. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 9.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Georgia Tech is 71st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 198. They have surrendered a total of 2,567 yards on D, which is 47th in Division 1. The Yellow Jackets are ranked 71st in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 144 passes on 227 attempts against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense this season, placing them 89th and 72nd in the country. The Georgia Tech pass defense has also given up a total of 1,606 yards through the air, which is 67th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 233 attempts for 961 yards this year, putting them in 40th place in D-1 against the run. The Yellow Jackets have committed 30 penalties for 238 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 4th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia Tech is ranked 77th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 78 punt return yards and average 7.8 yards per return, which is 77th in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 309 yards on special teams, ranking 71st in kick return yardage. The Yellow Jackets average 18 yards per kick return and they are 52nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,560. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 2, which is 128th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 40%. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 34 for 36 this year. Their punters have totaled 814 yards on 18 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 13th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hokies have run for 1,102 yards as a team, which ranks 91st in the nation. They've run 247 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Hokies have been penalized on offense 32 times for 296 yards so far this year, which has them 118th in the country in penalties. They are 77th in Division 1 in points scored with 197. They have run 446 plays this year for 2,734 yards, which ranks them 69th in the nation in total offense. The Virginia Tech Hokies average 6.1 yards per play, which is 46th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 135 1st downs this season, ranking them 97th overall as an offensive unit. Ryan Willis has completed 81 throws while attempting 140 passes for a completion percentage of 57.9%. He has passed for 1,057 yards this year. He averages 7.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 135.8.
The Virginia Tech Hokies rush defense has given up 197 attempts for 738 yards this season, putting them in 12th place in the country against the run. They have had 28 penalties for 137 yards on defense this year. That places them 1st in Division 1. Virginia Tech is 33rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 147. They have given up a total of 2,512 yards on D, which is 42nd in the nation. The Hokies are 103rd in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 142 throws on 224 attempts against the Virginia Tech defense this season, ranking them 85th and 64th in the country. The Virginia Tech Hokies pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,774 yards in the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Virginia Tech Hokies have tried 9 field goals this year and made 7, which is 74th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Virginia Tech kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,411 yards on 33 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 42nd in the NCAA in punting average. Virginia Tech is 18th in the country in punt returns with 16. They've totaled 102 punt return yards and average 6.4 yards per return, which is 92nd in D-1. They have returned 16 kicks for 368 yards on special teams, which puts them 53rd in kick return yardage. The Hokies average 23 yards per kick return and they are 78th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,204.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Hokies college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets +5
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