Georgia Tech at Temple NCAA Football Parlay 9/28/2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Lincoln Financial Field
Tobias Oliver and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head to Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday where they'll take on the Temple Owls. Georgia Tech opens this game as 10-point underdogs. The Yellow Jackets are 0-3-0 ATS and 1-2-0 when betting on the total. The Owls are 2-1-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-1-0 against the spread.
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
09/22/19 QB James Graham Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Temple
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
In their last contest, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets took on the The Citadel Bulldogs and were beaten 27-24. Tobias Oliver led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 22 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 92 yards by way of 11 carries which meant he averaged 8.4 yards per run. Jalen Camp was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 62 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 31.0 yards per reception for the game. Leading the way at QB for the Yellow Jackets was Lucas Johnson who went 5/10 with 91 yards passing and completed 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets ran the football 33 times and totaled 183 yards which earned them an average of 5.5 yards per attempt. For the contest, the Yellow Jackets earned a total of 14 first downs and they totaled 8 penalties for 80 yards telling us that this team had an undisciplined week of practice. On the day, they ran 46 plays for a total of 301 yards. When discussing the defense, Georgia Tech gave up 1 completions on 4 tries for a total of 30 yards, and a completion percentage of 25.0%. In the running game, the Yellow Jackets gave up 320 yards on 71 attempts which gave the opponent an average of 4.5 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they gave up a total of 350 yards and forced 1 turnover.
The Yellow Jackets step onto the field holding a record of 1-2 for the 2019 season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the country averaging 17.3 points per contest, putting them 124th in the nation. As a unit, they are averaging 173.7 rushing yards per game which is 7th in the Atlantic Coast Conference. For total yards, they rank 14th in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 127th in the nation with 852 yards. The Yellow Jackets have one of the middle tier defenses in Division 1, allowing 29.7 points per game ranking them 12th in the Atlantic Coast Conference. In terms of yards on the ground, Georgia Tech is allowing 274.7 yards per game which has them at 14th in the conference and 130th in D-1. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.5 yards per carry which has them at 14th in the conference and 118th in D-1 overall. In total, they have allowed 824 yards rushing through 3 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Yellow Jackets have conceded 331 yards. Teams are completing 59.3% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.1 yards per attempt.
The last time they took the field, the Temple Owls played the Buffalo Bulls and were defeated 38-22. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Owls was Anthony Russo who went 25/51 with 258 yards through the air and added 3 TD's. He gave away 3 interceptions in the game. Re'Mahn Davis paced the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 45 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 59 yards on 7 carries which meant he averaged 8.4 yards per run. Jadan Blue led the team in receiving yardage by earning 87 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 10.9 yards per reception for that game. The Temple Owls ended up running the ball 23 times and earned a total of 31 yards which had them averaging 1.3 yards per rush. For the game, the Owls racked up 16 first downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 57 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. In the game, they ran 74 plays which gave them a total of 289 yards. In terms of defense, Temple allowed 9 completions on 15 tries for a total of 62 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. Against the run, the Owls allowed 217 yards on 28 attempts which means they allowed 7.8 yards per run allowed. For the game, they conceded a total of 279 yards and forced 2 turnovers.
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The Owls come into this game with a record of 2-1. In discussing the offensive production, the Owls have one of the top tier offenses in the country. Temple is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 123 rushing yards per game, putting them 100th in college football. As a team, they have a total of 369 yards rushing through 3 games, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the nation. The Owls average 470.3 yards per contest overall putting them 29th in the country and 5th in the American Athletic Conference. The Owls are conceding 22.3 points per game ranking them 5th in the AAC and 48th in college football. In regard to points allowed, they have given up 67 points in total. When talking about rushing yards, they are conceding 133 yards per game ranking them 55th in D-1 and 5th in the conference. For this season, they have given up 399 rushing yards and 5.1 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the top groups in Division 1. They are giving up 143.7 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Owls currently sit at 2nd in the conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Owls -10 and over the total points
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