Virginia Tech Hokies vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Virginia Tech Hokies vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Truist Field
Odds/Point Spread: Virginia Tech (-6.5)
Sam Hartman and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (2-2) host the Virginia Tech Hokies (3-1) at Truist Field on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Virginia Tech opens this contest as 6.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 70.5.
The last time they took the field, the Virginia Tech Hokies went up against the Boston College Eagles and left there with a win by a score of 40-14. Hendon Hooker went 11/15 with 111 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Hooker paced the team in rushing in this contest. He broke a long run for 31 yards and he notched 3 touchdowns in this outing. He ran for a total of 164 yards via 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 9.1 yards per tote. Khalil Herbert was the receiving yardage leader by earning 29 yards on 1 catch. He averaged 29.0 yards per catch in this contest.
When talking about scoring points, the Virginia Tech Hokies are averaging 42 points per outing. As a team they hold an average of 312 yards on the ground which has them sitting 2nd in D-1. The Hokies have racked up 1,938 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to scoring, Virginia Tech has totaled 6 touchdowns through the air and 15 rushing touchdowns. The Hokies rank 59th in Division 1 regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 31.3 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.2 yards per rush and 191.8 rushing yards per contest this year. For the season, they have conceded 767 yards via the running game in 4 contests. Regarding yards through the air, the Hokies have conceded 1,120 yds which puts them in 67th in Division 1. During their 4 games played, they are conceding 280 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 59.7%. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 471.8 yards per contest which has them ranked 78th in the nation.
Hendon Hooker has connected on 117 of his attempted career 190 tosses for a completion percentage of 61.6%. He is averaging 120.1 yds per outing. For his college career, Hooker has passed for a total of 1,802 yds with 16 TD's and 2 picks. His QB rating is 166.9 with a touchdown percentage of 8.4% and an interception rate of 1.1%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the ball 153 times for a total of 606 yds.
In their last game, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons took on the Virginia Cavaliers and notched a win by a score of 40-23. Sam Hartman went 16/27 with 309 yards by way of the pass and added 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Kenneth Walker III paced the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 75 yards and he ran for 3 touchdowns for this contest. He rushed for 128 yards by way of 23 carries which meant he averaged 5.6 yards per carry. Jaquarii Roberson led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 126 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 18.0 yards per catch for that contest.
During this campaign so far, the Demon Deacons have racked up 1,113 yards through the air along with an average of 278.3 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 21st in D-1. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons maintain an average of 443.0 yards/outing which is good for 22nd in D-1. They have an average of 164.8 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 659 yards for the year. When it comes to how much they score, the Demon Deacons are 12th in the country with 40.3 points per outing. Wake Forest has allowed a total of 793 yards via the ground game (198.3 yards per game) and 9 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. The Demon Deacons are relinquishing 29.8 points per contest, which puts them 56th in Division 1. This year, they have given up 119 total points. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns through the air in addition to 253.3 yards per outing, which has them in 61st in the country.
During the 17 contests in his career, Sam Hartman has completed 278 of 488 tries for a total of 3,707 yds. He averages 218.1 passing yards per contest with a 132.2 quarterback rating. Hartman has thrown for 23 touchdowns while tossing 10 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has taken off and run for 319 yards on 158 attempts. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 4.7% and his interception percentage is 2.0%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Demon Deacons +6.5 and over 70.5 total points
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