Louisville Cardinals vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Prediction, 10/9/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisville Cardinals vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Friday, October 9, 2020
Location: Bobby Dodd Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Louisville (-6.5)
Jeff Sims and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (1-2) play the Louisville Cardinals (1-2) at Bobby Dodd Stadium on Friday, October 9, 2020. Georgia Tech opens this matchup as 6.5-point dogs. The over/under opens at 64.5.
In their last game, the Louisville Cardinals went up against the Pittsburgh Panthers and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 23-20. Javian Hawkins led the team in rushing in this outing. He broke a long run for 75 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this contest. He ran for 78 yards on 13 carries which meant he averaged 6.0 yards per carry. Tutu Atwell was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 37 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 9.3 yards per catch in this outing. Malik Cunningham went 9/21 with 107 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He walked away with 3 interceptions on the day.
The Cardinals have tallied 1,226 total yards this year. As a team they're maintaining an average of 156.3 yards via the ground game which is 42nd in D-1. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Louisville has earned 7 touchdowns through the air and 4 rushing touchdowns. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Louisville Cardinals hold an average of 29.7 points per contest. When it comes to yards through the air, the Cardinals are allowing 674 yds which has them sitting in 54th in college football. During the season, they are giving up 369.7 yards per contest which puts them 36th in D-1. The Cardinals sit in 58th in Division 1 concerning team defense, conceding 30.3 points per contest. They are giving up an average of 4.1 yards per tote and 145.0 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Over the course of their 3 games played this season, they are allowing 224.7 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 56.1%. For the year, they have allowed 435 running yards through 3 contests.
For his career, Cunningham has thrown for 3,291 yards with 30 TD's and 11 interceptions. Over the course of his time in college, he has left the pocket to run 236 times for a total of 1,013 yds. He has a QB rating of 166.2 with a TD rate of 8.9% and an interception rate of 3.3%. He is averaging 131.6 yds per game. Malik Cunningham has connected on 205 of his attempted career 336 tosses for a completion percentage of 61.0%.
In their last outing, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets took the field against the Syracuse Orange and ended up taking the loss by a score of 37-20. Jahmyr Gibbs led the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 24 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 105 yards by way of 18 carries which meant he was running for 5.8 yards per tote. Malachi Carter led the team in receiving yardage by earning 47 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 11.8 yards per catch in this game. Jeff Sims went 13/28 with 174 yards by way of passing and threw 1 TD. He walked away with 4 interceptions for the game.
For the year to this point, the Yellow Jackets currently have a total of 699 passing yards along with holding an average of 233.0 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 42nd in Division 1. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets maintain an average of 454.0 yards per outing which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They maintain an average of 221.0 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 663 yards for the season. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Yellow Jackets are ranked 63rd in D-1 with 19.0 points per game. Georgia Tech has allowed a total of 515 yards on the ground (171.7 yards/game) in addition to 5 touchdowns on the ground so far this year. The Yellow Jackets are relinquishing 33.0 points per game, which has them ranked 69th in D-1. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 99 pts. They have surrendered 7 touchdowns through the air and 269.7 yards per contest, ranking them 59th in Division 1.
Sims has thrown 3 touchdowns while giving up 8 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 3.0% and his interception rate is 8.1%. He has scampered for 187 yards on 37 attempts. He averages 231.7 yds per game through the air with a 108.4 QB rating. In the 3 games in his career, Jeff Sims has been successful on 55 of his 99 attempts for 695 yds.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Yellow Jackets college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets +6.5
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