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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Virginia Cavaliers Preview

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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-3) and Virginia Cavaliers (2-4) will meet in a battle of two conference rivals. The Yellow Jackets are the favorites, expected to win by at least a field goal but less than a touchdown (currently -3). The expected point total for the matchup is set at 47.

The Yellow Jackets are field goal favorites in their matchup with the Cavaliers. The over/under is 47 points.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, October 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stadium: Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field
  • Spread Favorite: Georgia Tech (-3)
  • Moneyline: Georgia Tech (-151), Virginia (+127)
  • Total: 47 Points

Georgia Tech Betting Info

  • Georgia Tech has three wins in six games against the spread this year.
  • Georgia Tech has yet to win ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 3-point favorites this year.
  • Georgia Tech has yet to go over the total this year.
  • The Yellow Jackets have been moneyline favorites one other time this season, a game they won.
  • The Yellow Jackets have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -151 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.

Virginia Betting Info

  • Virginia has posted one win against the spread this year.
  • Virginia has one win ATS (1-1) as a 3-point underdog or more this season.
  • One Virginia game (out of six) has gone over the point total this season.
  • The Cavaliers have been the underdog in three games this season, and they have failed to win any of those contests.
  • The Cavaliers have not won as an underdog of +127 or more on the moneyline this season in two such games.

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Comparison

Compare 2022 season stats for Yellow Jackets and Cavaliers
Yellow Jackets Stats Cavaliers
178.8 Pass yards 227.2
208.5 Pass yards against 212
153.2 Rush yards 129.7
182.3 Rush yards against 163
+8 Turnover differential -4

Georgia Tech Leaders

  • Jeff Sims leads Georgia Tech with 1,068 yards (178 ypg) on 104-of-177 passing with five touchdowns and two interceptions this season. He also has 301 rushing yards on 84 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
  • The team's top rusher, Hassan Hall, has carried the ball 61 times for 330 yards (55 per game).
  • Nate McCollum's 283 yards as a receiver pace the team. He's been targeted 38 times and has totaled 29 catches and one touchdown.
  • E.J. Jenkins has hauled in 11 passes while averaging 26.7 yards per game and scoring two touchdowns.
  • Malachi Carter has hauled in nine grabs for 158 yards, an average of 26.3 yards per game. He's scored one time as a receiver this season.
  • Ayinde Eley, the team's sack and tackle leader, has racked up 3.5 sacks, six TFL and 40 tackles.
  • Charlie Thomas has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 38 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and two passes defended to his name.

Virginia Leaders

  • Brennan Armstrong has thrown for 1,363 yards on 116-of-211 passing with five touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 195 yards and three rushing touchdowns.
  • Perris Jones has run for 320 yards on 64 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
  • Keytaon Thompson's 449 receiving yards (74.8 yards per game) lead the team. He has 41 catches on 61 targets.
  • Dontayvion Wicks has recorded 317 receiving yards (52.8 yards per game) and one touchdown on 25 receptions.
  • Lavel Davis has racked up 293 reciving yards (48.8 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
  • Chico Bennett Jr. has racked up four sacks to lead the team, while also picking up four TFL and 23 tackles.
  • Virginia's leading tackler, Nick Jackson, has 57 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks this year.
  • Anthony Johnson has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 38 tackles, two TFL, and two passes defended to his name.

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Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Over/Under Trends

  • Georgia Tech and its opponents have gone over 47 combined points in three of six games this season.
  • Virginia has played three games this season that finished with a combined score over 47 points.
  • Georgia Tech has an average total of 56.1 in their outings this year, 9.1 more points than this game's over/under.
  • Virginia has a 54-point average over/under in their contests this season, seven more points than this game's point total.

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