Georgia Tech vs Miami College Football Betting Tips 10/19/2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Hard Rock Stadium
Hard Rock Stadium is the venue where N'Kosi Perry and the Miami Hurricanes will take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday. Georgia Tech opens this matchup as 19.5-point underdogs. The Yellow Jackets are 0-6-0 ATS and 3-3-0 when betting on the total. The Hurricanes are 3-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-3-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets faced the Duke Blue Devils and ended up taking the loss by a score of 41-23. Running the show from under center for the Yellow Jackets was James Graham who went 15/35 with 206 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. Jordan Mason paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 25 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 106 yards via 18 carries which meant he was running for 5.9 yards per carry. Adonicas Sanders was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 69 yards on 3 receptions. He averaged 23.0 yards per catch for that game. The Yellow Jackets ended up rushing 40 times and earned a total of 173 yards giving them an average of 4.3 yards per run. On the day, they ran 75 plays which gave them a total of 379 yards. In the game, the Yellow Jackets had a total of 20 1st downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 55 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. When discussing the defense, Georgia Tech gave up 11 catches on 20 throws for a total of 176 yards, and a completion percentage of 55.0%. Overall, they gave up 373 yards but didn't get any takeaways. Against the run, the Yellow Jackets gave up 197 yards on 55 attempts which is an average of 3.6 yards per attempt allowed.
The Yellow Jackets come into this matchup with a record of 1-5 this season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the country with an average of 16.5 points per contest, ranking them 125th in the nation. As a team, they have an average of 162.8 rushing yards per contest which is 9th in the conference. For total yardage, they rank 14th in the ACC and 122nd in the nation with 1,859 yards. The Yellow Jackets have one of the most lackluster defenses in the country, giving up 32 points per contest ranking them 13th in the Atlantic Coast Conference. When it comes to yards through the air, the Yellow Jackets have conceded 882 yards. Opponents are completing 57.9% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.2 yards per attempt. When talking about rushing yards, Georgia Tech is allowing 238.3 yards per contest ranking them 14th in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 127th in college football. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.8 yards per carry ranking them 14th in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 98th in the nation overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,430 rushing yards through 6 games.
The last time they took the field, the Miami Hurricanes played the Virginia Cavaliers and won 17-9. Leading the way at QB for the Hurricanes was N'Kosi Perry who went 16/27 with 182 yards passing and added 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. DeeJay Dallas paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 17 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 63 yards by way of 13 carries which gave him an average of 4.8 yards per tote. K.J. Osborn led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 60 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 15.0 yards per reception for that contest. The Hurricanes ended up rushing 25 times and generated 83 yards earning them an average of 3.3 yards per run. On the day, they ran 52 plays for a total of 265 yards. Overall, the Hurricanes earned a total of 14 first downs and they totaled 4 penalties for 24 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. When it comes to their defensive performance, Miami conceded 25 completions on 42 tries for a total of 252 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.5%. For the game, they conceded 326 yards and forced 1 turnover. In the running game, the Hurricanes conceded 74 yards on 31 tries which means they had an average of 2.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
The Hurricanes step onto the field holding a record of 3-3. Miami hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 126.7 rushing yards per game, putting them 103rd in college football. As a team, they have a total of 760 rushing yards through 6 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Hurricanes average 419.5 yards per contest overall ranking them 62nd in the country and 7th in the conference. The Hurricanes are conceding 19.2 points per game which puts them at 3rd in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 25th in the country. When talking about points given up, they have allowed 115 points in total. In regard to yards rushing, they are allowing 78 yards per contest which puts them at 7th in the nation and 2nd in the ACC. For this season, they have conceded 468 rushing yards and 6 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre units in Division 1. They are allowing 212.5 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Hurricanes are currently ranked 7th in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Hurricanes college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Hurricanes -19.5
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