Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Notre Dame Stadium in Notre Dame, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Fighting Irish (-16)
Notre Dame Stadium is the location where the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-1) will go up against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-7) on Saturday. Notre Dame opens as 16-point favorites. The total comes in at 59.5.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets come into this matchup with a record of 3-7 this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Yellow Jackets faced the Boston College Eagles and took a loss by a score of 33-30. Jordan Yates finished 17/28 with 126 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 115.8 and finished the game with 1 pick. Jahmyr Gibbs was the rushing leader for the Yellow Jackets with 19 totes for 96 yards (5.1 yds per attempt). In the game, they had 69 plays which gave them a total of 343 yds. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets rushed the ball a total of 40 times and accumulated 213 yards, which had them averaging 5.3 yds per attempt. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Yellow Jackets gave up 174 yards on 42 attempts, which calculates to 4.1 yards per run surrendered. Georgia Tech allowed 22 pass completions on 34 tries for 389 yds, and a completion percentage of 64.7%.
The Yellow Jackets have racked up 4,024 total yards this year. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Georgia Tech has compiled 18 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 12 times. Georgia Tech has accounted for 206 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 63 infractions for 531 yds. As a team they average 181.5 yards in the run game giving them a rank of 49th in college football. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have an average of 28.8 points per game.
When talking about passing yardage, the Yellow Jackets are allowing 2,719 yds which puts them in 129th in the nation. They have relinquished 271.9 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 64.7%. During this campaign, they are giving up 449.0 yards per outing putting them at 126th in Division 1. They have relinquished 22 touchdowns via the pass as well as 14 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are giving up 4.1 yards per tote and 177.1 rushing yards per contest on the season. Overall, they have allowed 1,771 rushing yards through 10 games. The Yellow Jackets are ranked 106th in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 30.2 PPG.
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The Fighting Irish head into this matchup 9-1 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Fighting Irish went home victorious with a score of 28-6 against the Virginia Cavaliers. Jack Coan (3 touchdowns) walked away from the contest with 132 yards on 15/20 passing while his quarterback rate was 169.9. He threw 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.6. Kyren Williams carried the ball 14 times for 70 yards, finishing the contest with 5.0 yards per carry for Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish ended up finishing with 423 yds and they ran 62 plays (6.8 yards per play). Notre Dame ran the ball for 6.6 yds per carry, finishing with a total of 249 yds on 38 carries. Notre Dame allowed 55 rush attempts for 166 yards (3.0 yds per carry). The Fighting Irish passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 33.3%, surrendering 18 yards on 1 for 3 through the air.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish maintain an average of 396.1 yards/contest, which is good for 69th in college football. The Notre Dame offense has compiled 526 yards of penalties on 62 infractions, which ranks them 66th in D-1 in terms of helping out the opposition. During this campaign thus far, the Fighting Irish have compiled 2,520 passing yards along with an average of 252.0 throwing yards per contest, which has them sitting 46th in D-1. Concerning their scoring prowess, the Fighting Irish are 40th in college football scoring 32.3 PPG.
Notre Dame has given up a total of 1,338 yards rushing (133.8 yards/game) as well as 12 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns through the air and 227.6 yards/game, which has them sitting 72nd in Division 1. The Fighting Irish defense has been on the field for 680 plays, which has them ranked 73rd in the country. The Fighting Irish are relinquishing 20.5 PPG, which has them ranked 37th in college football. In total, they have allowed 205 points.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Fighting Irish college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets +16
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