Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction, 10/29/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Seminoles (-20)
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-4) are headed to Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the Florida State Seminoles (4-3). Georgia Tech opens this matchup as 20-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 47.5.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head into this game 3-4 for this season. In their last matchup, the Yellow Jackets took on the Virginia Cavaliers and took a loss by a score of 16-9. Zach Gibson finished 10/25 with 99 yards through the air. He had a QB rate of 73.3 and walked away from the contest with no picks. Hassan Hall led the offense in rushing for the Yellow Jackets with 12 totes for 42 yds (3.5 yds per carry). The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets ended up running the ball 37 different times and compiled 56 yds, which is an average of 1.5 yards per tote. For the game, they tallied 73 plays which converted into 202 yards. Georgia Tech relinquished 20 completions on 35 tries for a total of 255 yards, and a completion rate of 57.1%. On the ground, the Yellow Jackets gave up 156 yards on 38 tries, which calculates to 4.1 yards per run allowed.
The Yellow Jackets have racked up 2,180 total yards for the season. In terms of getting in the endzone, Georgia Tech has amassed 5 passing touchdowns and 6 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 6 different times. Georgia Tech has accumulated 117 first downs, and they have been hurt by 45 infractions for 409 yds. As a team they maintain an average of 137.3 yards on the ground ranking them 85th in the country. When talking about scoring points, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have an average of 16.1 PPG.
When talking about passing yardage, the Yellow Jackets have given up 1,506 yds which ranks them 37th in the nation. They are giving up 215.1 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 57.6%. For the season, they are giving up 392.6 yards per contest ranking them 84th in the nation. They have surrendered 9 touchdowns through the air in addition to 11 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are giving up an average of 4.1 yards per attempt on the ground and 177.4 rushing yards per contest for the year. In total, they have given up 1,242 yards on the ground through 7 games. The Yellow Jackets rank 68th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 26.3 PPG.
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The Seminoles head into this game 4-3 for this year. In their last game, the Seminoles went home defeated by a final of 34-28 against the Clemson Tigers. Trey Benson carried the football 7 times for 69 yds, ending the game with 9.9 yds per carry for Florida State. Jordan Travis (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 254 yards on 24/42 passing while his quarterback rate was 123.7. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 6.0. Florida State conceded 44 attempts on the ground for 167 yds (3.8 yds per carry). The Seminoles secondary gave up a completion rate of 65.2%, relinquishing 203 yards on 15 out of 23 through the air. The Seminoles finished the contest with 460 yds and they ran 76 plays (6.1 yds per play). Florida State rushed the football for 6.1 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 206 yards on 34 attempts.
When discussing how much they score, the Seminoles sit 62nd in college football averaging 30.9 points per outing. During the season so far, the Seminoles have thrown for a total of 1,824 yards through the air along with an average of 260.6 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 52nd in the country. The Florida State Seminoles are averaging 465.0 yards per contest, which is good for 26th in the country. The Florida State offense has racked up 446 yards of penalties on 49 infractions, which is good for 50th in D-1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Seminoles are surrendering 22.7 points per game, which puts them 45th in the country. Florida State has surrendered a total of 1,099 yards rushing (157.0 yards per outing) in addition to 7 touchdowns on the ground so far this year. This year, they have surrendered 159 total points. They have surrendered 12 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 175.0 yards per outing, ranking them 13th in Division 1. The Seminoles defense has taken part in 474 plays, which ranks them 40th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yellow Jackets +20
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