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Spread, Betting Line and Week 17 Odds

December 4, 2023

The UCF Knights and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets play in the Gasparilla Bowl on December 22, 2023, starting at 6:30 PM ET, airing on ESPN. The Knights came out on top 27-13 last time out when they met the Houston Cougars. The Yellow Jackets came up short by a final score of 31-23 last time out against the Georgia Bulldogs.

The Knights are favored (-6) over the Yellow Jackets. The total is set at 67 points.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, December 22, 2023
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Stadium: Raymond James Stadium
  • Spread Favorite: UCF (-6)
  • Moneyline: UCF (-231), Georgia Tech (+188)
  • Total: 67 Points

UCF Betting Info

  • UCF has beaten the spread five times in 12 games.
  • UCF has two wins ATS (2-3) as a 6-point or higher favorite in 2023.
  • UCF has played 12 games this season, and six of them have gone over the total.
  • The Knights are 5-3 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 62.5% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -231 or shorter, UCF has gone 1-0 (60%).

Georgia Tech Betting Info

  • Georgia Tech has beaten the spread seven times in 11 games.
  • As 6-point underdogs or greater, Georgia Tech is 4-2 against the spread.
  • There have been eight Georgia Tech games (out of 11) that hit the over this year.
  • This season, the Yellow Jackets have won four out of the eight games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • This season, Georgia Tech has won two of its six games when it is the underdog by at least +188 on the moneyline.

UCF vs. Georgia Tech Comparison

Compare 2023 season stats for UCF and Georgia Tech
UCF FBS Rank Stats FBS Rank Georgia Tech
259.2 43rd Pass yards 55th 235.5
205.8 38th Pass yards against 46th 211.3
233.2 5th Rush yards 17th 197.1
187 121st Rush yards against 131st 225.7
-1 73rd Turnover differential 48th +2

UCF Leaders

  • RJ Harvey (RB): 1,296 RUSH YDS / 16 RUSH TD / 108 RUSH YPG / 6.1 YPC / 17 REC / 231 REC YDS / 2 REC TD / 19.3 REC YPG
  • John Rhys Plumlee (QB): 2,074 PASS YDS (63.9%) / 13 PASS TD / 8 INT / 473 RUSH YDS / 5 RUSH TD / 39.4 RUSH YPG
  • Javon Baker (WR): 43 REC / 967 REC YDS / 6 REC TD / 80.6 REC YPG
  • Kobe Hudson (WR): 42 REC / 853 REC YDS / 7 REC TD / 71.1 REC YPG
  • Tre’mon Morris-Brash (DE): 46 TKL / 16 TFL / 9.5 SACK
  • Jason Johnson (LB): 84 TKL / 7 TFL / 3 SACK
  • Lee Hunter (DT): 59 TKL / 7 TFL / 2 SACK
  • Malachi Lawrence (DE): 22 TKL / 8 TFL / 7.5 SACK

Georgia Tech Leaders

  • Haynes King (QB): 2,797 PASS YDS (61.9%) / 26 PASS TD / 15 INT / 648 RUSH YDS / 9 RUSH TD / 54 RUSH YPG
  • Jamal Haynes (RB): 931 RUSH YDS / 7 RUSH TD / 77.6 RUSH YPG / 6 YPC / 20 REC / 151 REC YDS / 1 REC TD / 12.6 REC YPG
  • Eric Singleton Jr. (WR): 47 REC / 706 REC YDS / 6 REC TD / 58.8 REC YPG
  • Dontae Smith (RB): 439 RUSH YDS / 3 RUSH TD / 36.6 RUSH YPG / 5.2 YPC / 8 REC / 85 REC YDS / 1 REC TD / 7.1 REC YPG
  • Kyle Kennard (DL): 51 TKL / 9 TFL / 6 SACK / 1 INT
  • Jaylon King (DB): 61 TKL / 1 TFL / 5 INT / 5 PD
  • Paul Moala (LB): 57 TKL / 7 TFL / 2 SACK
  • Clayton Powell-Lee (DB): 67 TKL / 0 TFL / 1 INT / 2 PD

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UCF vs. Georgia Tech Over/Under Trends

  • UCF and its opponents have gone over 67 combined points in four of 12 games this season.
  • Georgia Tech has played three games this season that ended with a combined score over 67 points.
  • UCF has had an average of 59.2 points in their games this season, 7.8 fewer than this matchup’s total.
  • The average over/under for Georgia Tech’s matchups this season is 56.4, 10.6 fewer points than this game’s point total.

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