Pittsburgh Panthers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Prediction, 12/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Panthers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Location: Bobby Dodd Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh (-7.5)
Jeff Sims and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-6) play the Pittsburgh Panthers (5-5) at Bobby Dodd Stadium on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Pittsburgh opens this game as 7.5-point favorites. The total is set at 51.
In their last game, the Pittsburgh Panthers took on the Clemson Tigers and took the loss by a score of 52-17. Kenny Pickett went 22/39 with 209 yards through the air and tossed 2 TD's. He walked away with 4 interceptions for the game. A.J. Davis paced the team in rushing in this game. His longest run of the day went for 10 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 21 yards by way of 4 carries which gave him an average of 5.3 yards per carry. Jared Wayne was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 62 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 12.4 yards per reception in this game.
The Panthers have attained 3,670 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they're holding an average of 100.9 yards rushing which ranks them 120th in college football. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Pittsburgh has earned 13 passing touchdowns and 18 rushing touchdowns. Regarding scoring points, the Pittsburgh Panthers hold an average of 28.5 points per outing. The Panthers sit in 54th in Division 1 regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 25.0 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.6 yards per attempt on the ground and 93.1 yards on the ground per game this year. During the season, they have given up 931 running yards through 10 games. When talking about passing yards, the Panthers are giving up 2,456 yds which puts them in 118th in the country. In their 10 games played, they are conceding 245.6 yards per game via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 56.3%. During this campaign, they have relinquished 338.7 yards/game which ranks them 39th in D-1.
For his career, Pickett has thrown for 7,788 yards with 38 TD's and 24 interceptions. Since he has been in college, he has attempted running the football 305 different times for a total of 539 rushing yds. His QB rating is 124.7 with a TD percentage of 3.3% and an interception percentage of 2.1%. He is throwing for 204.9 yards per contest. Kenny Pickett has connected on 694 of his attempted career 1,143 tosses for a completion percentage of 60.7%.
In their last outing, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets played the NC State Wolfpack and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 23-13. Jeff Sims went 13/27 with 151 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Jordan Mason paced the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 20 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 99 yards via 21 carries which gave him an average of 4.7 yards per carry. Adonicas Sanders was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 105 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 15.0 yards per reception in this contest.
Over the course of the season so far, the Yellow Jackets have earned 1,741 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 193.4 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 97th in college football. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are averaging 394.6 yards per outing which has them ranked 66th in college football. They have an average of 201.1 yards per game via the rush and have run for 1,810 yards in total. When looking at this team's ability to score points, the Yellow Jackets currently sit 90th in the country averaging 24.3 PPG. The Yellow Jackets are relinquishing 37.1 points per contest, which has them 125th in Division 1. Overall, they have allowed 334 pts. Georgia Tech has allowed the opposition a total of 1,586 yards on the ground (176.2 yards per game) in addition to 19 touchdowns by way of the ground game this season. They have given up 21 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 278.3 yards/outing, which puts them in 126th in Division 1.
In the 9 games in his career, Jeff Sims has been successful on 125 of 227 attempts for 1,643 yards. He is averaging 182.6 yds per contest through the air with a 122.2 quarterback rating. Sims has thrown 11 TD's while tossing 11 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has scampered for 478 yards on 110 attempts. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 4.8% and his interception rate is 4.8%.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Yellow Jackets college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets +7.5
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