Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Syracuse Orange Prediction, 9/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Syracuse Orange
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Carrier Dome
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Tech (+3)
Carrier Dome is the venue where Tommy DeVito and the Syracuse Orange will play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday. Georgia Tech opens this game as 3-point underdogs. The total opens at 56.
In their last contest, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets took on the UCF Knights and went home in defeat by a score of 49-21. Jeff Sims led the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 19 yards and he notched 1 TD for this contest. He rushed for a total of 82 yards via 16 carries which meant he was running for 5.1 yards per carry. Jahmyr Gibbs was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 60 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 15.0 yards per catch in this contest. Sims went 18/36 with 244 yards by way of the pass and added 1 TD. He gave away 2 interceptions for the game.
Regarding scoring, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have an average of 18.5 points per contest. Offensively they're holding an average of 194 yards via the ground game ranking them 23rd in the nation. The Yellow Jackets have racked up 909 yards in total for the year. With reference to notching touchdowns, Georgia Tech has earned 2 touchdowns through the air and 3 rushing touchdowns. When talking about passing yardage, the Yellow Jackets are giving up 615 yards which ranks them 47th in D-1. For the year, they have given up 483.5 yards per contest putting them at 44th in Division 1. The Yellow Jackets sit in 35th in the nation when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 31 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 4.1 yards per rush and 176 rushing yards per contest for the season. During their 2 games, they have conceded 307.5 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 58.1%. Overall, they have conceded 352 running yards through 2 games.
In their last outing, the Syracuse Orange faced the Pittsburgh Panthers and left there with a loss by a score of 21-10. Rex Culpepper went 4/9 with 88 yards via the pass and completed 1 TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Jawhar Jordan led the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 10 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 40 yards by way of 13 carries which had him averaging 3.1 yards per carry. Taj Harris was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 72 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 24.0 yards per catch for that game.
During this campaign to this point, the Orange have thrown for 254 passing yards as well as holding an average of 127 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 48th in the country. The Syracuse Orange maintain an average of 186.5 yards per contest ranking them 52nd in the nation. They average 59.5 run yards per game and have rushed for 119 yards for the season. When discussing their ability to score points, the Orange rank 50th in the nation averaging 8 points per contest. The Orange are surrendering 26 PPG, which has them ranked 27th in Division 1. This season, they have conceded 52 points in total. Syracuse has surrendered a total of 287 yards via the ground game (143.5 yards/game) as well as 4 touchdowns on the ground this season. They have given up 3 touchdowns via the pass and 259.0 yards/outing, which puts them in 35th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Orange college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orange -3
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