Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Clemson Tigers Prediction, 11/11/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023
Location: Memorial Stadium in Clemson, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-13)
The Clemson Tigers (5-4) will try to beat the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (5-4) at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 11, 2023. Clemson opens this game as 13-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under comes in at 54.5.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets come into this matchup with a record of 5-4 this year. In their last contest, the Yellow Jackets took the field against the Virginia Cavaliers and took home the win by a score of 45-17. Haynes King went 23/30 with 208 yards through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 145.9 and finished the contest with no picks. Jamal Haynes was the rushing leader for the Yellow Jackets with 17 carries for 119 yds (7.0 yards per attempt). When all was said and done, they had 77 plays which totaled 514 yds. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets ended up running the ball 44 times and totaled 305 yards, which came out to an average of 6.9 yards per tote. Against the run, the Yellow Jackets gave up 119 yards on 29 tries, which averages out to 4.1 yards per run allowed. Georgia Tech allowed 23 pass completions on 40 tries for a total of 232 yards, and a completion rate of 57.5%.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are averaging 33.2 PPG. As a team they're averaging 204.1 yards in the run game which is 14th in the country. The Yellow Jackets have earned 4,188 total yards over the course of this season. With reference to scoring touchdowns, Georgia Tech has earned 22 touchdowns via the pass and 17 touchdowns on the ground. Georgia Tech has a total of 211 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 52 infractions for 459 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 14 different times.
The Yellow Jackets are sitting in 105th in college football in terms of team defense, giving up 30.1 PPG. The opposition is running for 5.3 yards per rush on the ground and 220.0 rushing yards per contest this year. During the season, they have allowed 1,980 yards via the running game in 9 contests. In terms of passing yards, the Yellow Jackets have given up 2,117 yards which ranks them 79th in the nation. They have yielded 235.2 yards per outing via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 59.8%. During this campaign, they are giving up 455.2 yards/outing which puts them 129th in college football. They have relinquished 11 touchdowns by air as well as 21 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Tigers head into this game 5-4 this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Tigers took home the win by a final score of 31-23 when they played the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Cade Klubnik (1 TD) finished the game with 109 yds on 13/26 passing while his QB rating was 90.2. He tossed 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 4.2. Phil Mafah ran the football 36 times for 186 yards, ending the contest with 5.2 yds per carry for Clemson. The Tigers ended up finishing with 285 yds while running 69 plays (4.1 yds per play). Clemson rushed for 4.1 yds per carry, finishing the game with 176 yards on 43 attempts. Clemson gave up 31 running attempts for 183 yds (5.9 yds per carry). The Tigers secondary conceded a completion rate of 43.3%, relinquishing 146 yds on 13 out of 30 passing.
When looking at their scoring prowess, the Tigers are 59th in college football with 29.0 PPG. The Clemson Tigers have an average of 402.0 yards per outing, which is good for 55th in D-1. The Clemson offense has compiled 351 yds of penalties on 39 infractions, which ranks 121st in Division 1 in terms of hurting your team. They have tossed 6 picks while letting opponents recover 11 fumbles and they have recorded 211 first downs. For the season thus far, the Tigers currently have a total of 2,181 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 242.3 passing yards per outing, ranking them 54th in the nation. They have an average of 159.7 yards per game on the ground and have run for 1,437 yards overall.
The Tigers are relinquishing 21.2 PPG, ranking them 37th in college football. Clemson has conceded a total of 976 yards on the ground (108.4 yards per contest) as well as 11 touchdowns via the rush this season. In total, they have allowed 191 points in total. They have conceded 8 touchdowns through the air in addition to 165.3 yards/game, which has them in 8th in college football. The Tigers defense has been on the field for 556 plays, which ranks 19th in the nation. They have earned 7 fumbles and 8 interceptions on the campaign.
Who will win tonight's Yellow Jackets/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers -13
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