Georgia Tech vs Virginia NCAA Football Parlay 11/9/2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Bryce Perkins and the Virginia Cavaliers host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Scott Stadium on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Georgia Tech opens this matchup as 17-point underdogs. The Yellow Jackets are 1-7-0 ATS and 4-4-0 when betting on the total. The Cavaliers are 5-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-4-1 against the spread.
In their last contest, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets faced the Pittsburgh Panthers and lost 20-10. Leading the way at QB for the Yellow Jackets was James Graham who went 3/13 with 57 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He gave away 1 pick during the game. Jordan Mason paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 18 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 56 yards by way of 15 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.7 yards per tote. Ahmarean Brown led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 61 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 15.3 yards per reception for that contest. The Yellow Jackets ran the football 29 times and added 86 yards which had them averaging 3.0 yards per run. For the game, they ran 50 plays which added up to 194 yards. For the contest, the Yellow Jackets earned 10 first downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 38 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. When it comes to their defensive performance, Georgia Tech gave up 25 completions on 34 throws for a total of 204 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.5%. On the ground, the Yellow Jackets gave up 159 yards on 35 carries which gave them an average of 4.5 yards per carry allowed. Overall, they conceded a total of 363 yards and forced 3 turnovers.
The Yellow Jackets head into this matchup 2-6 this year. For total yardage, they sit in 14th in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 125th in college football with 2,398 yards. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the nation averaging 17.1 points per game, which has them at 123rd in college football. As a unit, they are averaging 158.8 yards on the ground per game which is 8th in the ACC. The Yellow Jackets have one of the average defenses in the nation, giving up 29.1 points per contest which has them at 11th in the conference. When it comes to yards through the air, the Yellow Jackets have conceded 1,128 yards. Opponents are completing 59.9% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.9 yards per try. When talking about yards rushing, Georgia Tech is giving up 218.3 yards per contest which has them at 14th in the conference and 122nd in Division 1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.8 yards per carry putting them 13th in the ACC and 92nd in Division 1 overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,746 rushing yards through 8 games.
In their last game, the Virginia Cavaliers faced the North Carolina Tar Heels and earned the victory by a score of 38-31. Leading the way at QB for the Cavaliers was Bryce Perkins who went 30/39 with 378 yards through the air and completed 3 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Bryce Perkins led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 65 yards and he ran for 2 TD's during the game. He scurried for 112 yards by way of 24 carries which meant he was running for 4.7 yards per run. Terrell Jana was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 146 yards on 13 catches. He averaged 11.2 yards per reception for the game. The Cavaliers ended up rushing 32 times and totaled 134 yards giving them an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Overall, they ran 72 plays which added up to 517 yards. In the game, the Cavaliers had a total of 28 first downs and they had 1 penalty for 5 yards telling us that this team was extremely focused in this game. On the defensive side of the ball, Virginia gave up 15 completions on 29 attempts totaling 353 yards, and a completion percentage of 51.7%. On the day, they gave up 539 yards but finished the game without a turnover. On the ground, the Cavaliers gave up 186 yards on 39 carries which gave them an average of 4.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
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The Cavaliers step onto the field holding a record of 6-3. Virginia is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 108.7 rushing yards per game, putting them 121st in the nation. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 978 yards rushing through 9 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Cavaliers average 364.3 yards per game overall which has them at 93rd in the country and 12th in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Cavaliers are conceding 21.9 points per contest ranking them 4th in the conference and 33rd in Division 1. Their pass defense is one of the elite groups in the country. They are conceding 189.6 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Cavaliers currently sit at 3rd in the ACC. In terms of points given up, they have given up 197 total points. In terms of rushing yards, they are allowing 122.9 yards per contest ranking them 30th in the nation and 5th in the Atlantic Coast Conference. For this year, they have given up 1,106 rushing yards and 10.8 rushing TDs.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cavaliers -17 and over the total points
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