Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Miami Hurricanes Prediction, 11/6/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Miami Hurricanes
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-9)
Hard Rock Stadium is where the Miami Hurricanes (4-4) will try to defeat the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-5) on Saturday. Georgia Tech opens this game as 9-point dogs. The over/under has been set at 63.5.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head into this game 3-5 this season. In their last game, the Yellow Jackets went up against the Virginia Tech Hokies and took a loss by a score of 26-17. Jeff Sims finished 15/26 with 183 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 134.5 and walked away from the game with 1 interception. Jahmyr Gibbs led the offense in rushing for the Yellow Jackets with 11 totes for 113 yds (10.3 yards per attempt). When the final whistle blew, they tallied 56 plays which gave them a total of 366 yards. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets ended up rushing 30 different times and recorded 183 yds, earning them an average of 6.1 yds per carry. On the ground, the Yellow Jackets conceded 241 yards on 52 attempts, which averages out to 4.6 yards per rush surrendered. Georgia Tech surrendered 15 pass completions on 25 tries for 254 yds, and a completion rate of 60.0%.
Regarding putting points on the board, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are sitting at 28.5 PPG. As a team they're maintaining an average of 183.4 yards on the ground which is 47th in Division 1. The Yellow Jackets have earned 3,352 total yards for the season. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Georgia Tech has compiled 16 touchdowns through the air and 11 touchdowns on the ground. Georgia Tech has amassed 166 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 44 penalties for 360 yards. They have turned the football over 9 different times.
The Yellow Jackets are sitting in 95th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, allowing 28.5 points per contest. The opposition is running for 4.1 yards per rush and 175.8 yards on the ground per game so far this year. Overall, they have allowed 1,406 rushing yards through 8 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Yellow Jackets have conceded 2,020 yards which puts them in 105th in the nation. They are giving up 252.5 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 64.6%. Overall, they are conceding 428.3 yards per contest which has them sitting 117th in Division 1. They have surrendered 17 touchdowns by air as well as 10 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Hurricanes come into this game with a record of 4-4 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Hurricanes got the victory with a final of 38-34 when they faced the Pittsburgh Panthers. Jaylan Knighton ran the ball 17 times for 80 yds, finishing the game with 4.7 yds per carry for Miami. Tyler Van Dyke (3 TDs) walked away from the contest with 426 yds on 32/42 passing while his QB rating was 180.2. He had 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 10.1. Miami gave up 23 run attempts for 68 yds (3.0 yds per rush). The Hurricanes pass defense gave up a completion rate of 69.6%, surrendering 519 yds on 39 for 56 passing. The Hurricanes finished the game with a total of 499 yards and they ran 67 plays (7.4 yards per play). Miami rushed for 2.9 yds per carry, finishing the game with 73 yds on 25 attempts.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Hurricanes are sitting 34th in D-1 with an average of 32.9 points per contest. For the season so far, the Hurricanes have compiled 2,401 yards through the air along with an average of 300.1 throwing yards per contest, which is ranked 17th in D-1. The Miami Hurricanes maintain an average of 441.5 yards per contest, which is good for 35th in the country. The Miami offense has compiled 548 yds of penalties on 60 infractions, ranking them 23rd in Division 1 in terms of hurting your team.
Miami has allowed the opposition a total of 1,084 yards rushing (135.5 yards/game) in addition to 11 touchdowns rushing on the season. They have surrendered 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 279.3 yards/game, ranking them 131st in Division 1. The Hurricanes defense has taken the field for 581 plays, ranking them 108th in the nation. The Hurricanes are surrendering 30.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 109th in the nation. Overall, they have given up 244 points.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Hurricanes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets +9
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