The Georgia Bulldogs (11-0) travel to face off against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (6-5) on Saturday, November 25th. This game will be played at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta and televised on ABC. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 7:30 ET.
Georgia Bulldogs vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
The Georgia Bulldogs Are Coming Off A Win
Georgia is coming off a 38-10 win over the Tennessee. The Bulldogs benefited from a strong first-half, going into halftime with a 24-13 lead. In the win to Tennessee, quarterback Carson Beck concluded with a QB rating of 141.39 while connecting on 24 of 30 passes for 298 yards. Moreover, he contributed three touchdowns to the game.
Looking at the point-spread for this game, Georgia covered as 9.5-point favorites. While on the over/under, the betting line was 59 at game time, resulting in a hit for the under.
Georgia heads into this week’s game with a record of 11-0. This year, they have four games on the road and six games at home.
This season, Georgia has a scoring margin of +25.3. Their ATS record stands at 4-5-1 and they have been favored in all of their games. Georgia has an over/under record of 6-4 so far this season. On average their games have combined for 55.5 points with the average over/under line being 53.2 points.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Are Coming Off A Win
Georgia Tech is coming off a 31-22 win over the Syracuse. The Yellow Jackets benefited from a strong first-half, going into halftime with a 17-7 lead. Haynes King found the endzone in multiple ways against Syracuse, throwing for 180 yards and two touchdowns in addition to rushing for one touchdown.
When looking at how their game played out from a betting perspective, their combined 53 points resulting in the over hitting. The over/under line going into the game was 51.5. Georgia Tech also covered the spread as 6.5-point favorites.
This season, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are currently 6-5. So far this season, they have played five road games and five at home.
Georgia Tech’s average scoring differential for the season is +1.5 leading to an ATS mark of 6-4. The Yellow Jackets have been favored three times and the underdog in seven games This season, Georgia Tech has an over/under record of 8-2. Their games have, on average, produced a combined total of 62.4 points, with the typical over/under line being 56.2 points.
Georgia Offense Breakdown
The Bulldogs’ heads into the game, averaging 178.7 rushing yards per game and 5 yards per attempt. Overall, they’re 38th in rushing yards and 38th in passing yards at 323.2 yards per contest. Georgia is averaging 40.4 points per game, which is 5th in the nation.
So far, Carson Beck has accumulated 3320 passing yards while averaging 13 per completion. His completion rate for the year is 72.9%, and he’s tossed 21 touchdowns.
Georgia Tech Offense Breakdown
Georgia Tech comes into the game with an offense averaging 31.9, which places them at 33rd in the NCAA rankings. Their passing game has them ranked 52nd nationally, with an average of 242.5 passing yards. In the rushing department, they’re 19th in the nation, with 392 rushing attempts per game for the season.
Leading the team in passing yards is Haynes King with 2639 yards. In addition, he is 2nd on the team in rushing yards. This season, he’s carried the ball 98 times for 624 yards while boasting a completion rate of 62.3%.
Georgia Team Defense
The Bulldogs defense comes into the game with 22 sacks, and ranked 1st in QB hurries. In terms of points allowed, they are giving up 15.1 points per game (52nd). When it comes to defending the pass, they are ranked 31st in the NCAA, allowing an average of 178.2 passing yards per game. Additionally, Georgia’s run defense comes in allowing 110.1 rushing yards per contest.
Georgia Tech Team Defense
Defensively, the Yellow Jackets enter the game with 18 sacks and ranked 1st in QB hurries. They’ve allowed 30.5 points per game thus far this season (129th). In terms of pass defense, they’re 76th in the NCAA, giving up 214.6 passing yards per game. Against the run, Georgia Tech has allowed 222.6 rushing yards per contest thus far.
Georgia vs Georgia Tech Trends
- Georgia’s five most recent games vs. the spread has seen them go 2-3 against the spread.
- Georgia Tech’s ATS record at home (last three) is 2-1.
- Looking back at the last three times Georgia Tech went into a game as the underdog, their ATS mark was 2-1.
- Georgia are 2-1 in their last three games as favorites.
I’m picking Georgia to cover the spread at -23. I’m expecting the Georgia rushing attack to exploit the deficiencies in Georgia Tech’s rush defense, which had trouble defending the run in their last game. For this matchup, I like Georgia at -23.
Georgia Tech games have an average margin of +2.3 vs. their over/under lines this season. With the over/under line at 60, our prediction is that this game will go over, concluding with a combined total of 62 points.
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