Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Alumni Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Tech (+4)
Jeff Sims and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2-3) go to Alumni Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Boston College Eagles (3-2). Georgia Tech opens this contest as 4-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 57.5.
In their last contest, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets took on the Clemson Tigers and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 73-7. Jeff Sims went 6/13 with 81 yards by way of the pass and added 1 touchdown. He gave away 1 pick on the day. Jahmyr Gibbs paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 19 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 67 yards by way of 15 carries which meant he averaged 4.5 yards per run. Jalen Camp was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 60 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 30.0 yards per catch for that contest.
The Yellow Jackets have earned 2,016 total yards for the year. As a team they average 195.6 yards in the run game which ranks them 22nd in college football. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Georgia Tech has compiled 7 touchdowns via the pass and 9 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to scoring points, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are averaging 22.0 points per contest. The Yellow Jackets rank 84th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 39.8 points per game. They are allowing 4.3 yards per rush on the ground and 185.6 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. During this campaign, they have given up 928 rushing yards through 5 contests. When talking about yards through the air, the Yellow Jackets have conceded 1,538 yards which has them ranked 88th in the nation. In their 5 games played this season, they have conceded 307.6 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 59.9%. Overall, they are surrendering 493.2 yards/game putting them at 83rd in the nation.
For his career, Sims has passed for 1,025 yds with 6 TD's and 9 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the ball 57 different times for a total of 228 yards. He has a QB rating of 120.2 with a touchdown percentage of 4.5% and an interception rate of 6.8%. He is throwing for 205.0 yards per outing. Jeff Sims has completed 72 of his career 133 throws for a completion percentage of 54.1%.
In their last game, the Boston College Eagles went up against the Virginia Tech Hokies and ended up taking the loss by a score of 40-14. Phil Jurkovec went 28/51 with 345 yards by way of passing and completed 2 TD's. He walked away with 2 picks on the day. David Bailey paced the team in rushing in this game. He had a long run of 14 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 41 yards by way of 10 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. Jaelen Gill led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 104 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 17.3 yards per catch in this game.
For the season so far, the Eagles currently have a total of 1,526 passing yards along with holding an average of 305.2 throwing yards per game, ranking them 17th in the nation. The Boston College Eagles have an average of 371.4 yards per outing which ranks them 56th in Division 1. They have an average of 66.2 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 331 yards in total. In relation to the points being put on the board, the Eagles are sitting 60th in D-1 with 23.4 points per game. Boston College has given up a total of 893 rushing yards (178.6 yards/game) and 9 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. The Eagles are giving up 24.6 points per game, which has them 39th in D-1. This year, they have surrendered 123 points in total. They have conceded 7 touchdowns through the air as well as 209.6 yards/contest, which has them sitting 38th in Division 1.
In 13 games in his collegiate career, Phil Jurkovec has been successful on 139 of 221 attempts for 1,748 yds. He is averaging 134.5 yds per contest through the air with a 143.6 QB rating. Jurkovec has thrown for 12 touchdowns compared to 4 picks in his career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 154 yards on 70 tries. His TD percentage is 5.4% and his interception rate is 1.8%.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles -4
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