The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (+18) are traveling south to face their in-conference foe Miami (FL) Hurricanes at Hard Rock Stadium. ACC Network will televise the action and this afternoon game is scheduled to kick off at 12:00 p.m. ET.
Georgia Tech at Miami (FL) Betting Odds 10/19/2019
Miami (FL) is giving up 18 points in this ACC game. The Yellow Jackets are currently getting +800 moneyline odds while the Hurricanes are -1450. This ACC matchup should offer some live betting possibilities. The over/under has been set at 47 points.
The game’s O/U has not moved after it was set initially at 47. Having said that, the opening line was -19 and the early action has moved toward the Yellow Jackets.
The Yellow Jackets are 1-5 straight up (SU), including 0-3 SU against ACC opponents. The Hurricanes are 3-3 SU overall and 1-2 SU in conference play. The Yellow Jackets are 0-5-1 against the spread (ATS) and are down 2.0 units so far. The team has recorded an O/U mark of 3-3.
The lackluster Hurricanes have lost 9.2 units this season. They’re 3-3 ATS and also have an even O/U record of 3-3.
The Yellow Jackets will look to get back on track after a 41-23 loss to Duke last week. James Graham completed just 15 passes on 35 attempts for 206 yards and one touchdown. Jordan Mason (106 rushing yards on 18 attempts) and the signal-caller Graham (six yards on 12 carries, one TD) led the ground attack in the loss. Tyler Davis (four receptions, 29 yards) and Adonicas Sanders (three catches, 69 yards) handled the receiving duties.
Miami (FL) is coming off of a 17-9 win over Virginia. The team’s let the Cavaliers put up 244 passing yards and 74 rushing yards. Hasise Dubois was a bright spot in the loss, recording 93 yards on seven catches for Virginia. For Miami (FL), N’Kosi Perry completed 16-of-27 passes for 182 yards and one touchdown. DeeJay Dallas (63 yards on 13 rush attempts) led the ground game in the win as K.J. Osborn (four receptions, 60 yards) and Jeff Thomas (three catches, 14 yards) led the pass-catching corps.
Georgia Tech has run the ball on 61.3 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Miami (FL) has a rush percentage of 47.9 percent. The Yellow Jackets have rushed for 163 yards per game (including 160 per game against Atlantic Coast opponents) and have eight touchdowns via handoffs this year. The Hurricanes are averaging 125 rushing yards per contest (119 in conference) and have 10 total rush TDs.
The Yellow Jackets have averaged 147 yards through the air overall (171 per game versus conference opposition) and have five passing TDs so far. The Hurricanes have produced 293 pass yards per outing (320.0 in the ACC) and have 13 total pass scores.
Georgia Tech appears to have an advantage when it comes to limiting the pass. The team has allowed opponents to run for an average of 238 yards and pass for 183 yards per game. Miami (FL) has allowed 77.7 yards per game on the ground and 211.2 to opposing teams in the air. The Hurricanes are allowing an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of only 5.61 to opponents, while the Yellow Jackets have given up a 6.14 ANY/A.
Graham is up to 398 passing yards this season. He’s connected on 30-of-67 attempts with two passing touchdowns and one interception. Graham’s got a 4.49 adjusted net yards per pass attempt, including 4.75 over the last two games.
The Yellow Jackets have tried to maintain the clock by putting the ball into the hands of their running backs. Along with Adonicas Sanders (94 yards), Jordan Mason (363 rush yards, four rush TDs) and Jerry Howard Jr. (48 rush yards, 87 receiving yards, one receiving TD) have been focal points in the Georgia Tech offense.
N’Kosi Perry has accounted for 261 yards, two TDs and zero INTs for Miami (FL). His ANY/A sits at 7.20 for the season and 7.31 over his past two outings.
The Hurricanes should also look to control the clock by turning to their backfield. In addition to Brevin Jordan (281 receiving yards, one receiving TD), DeeJay Dallas (406 rush yards, five rush TDs, one receiving TD) and Jeff Thomas (32 rush yards, 146 receiving yards) have seen a multitude of action recently.
These two squads met last year with the final result being a 27-21 win for Georgia Tech.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Miami (FL) Hurricanes Free Prediction
SU Winner – Miami (FL), ATS Winner – Miami (FL), O/U – Over
The Miami (FL) offense has lost three fumbles this season while Georgia Tech has lost five.
The Miami (FL) defense has tallied twice the sack total of Georgia Tech this season (18 to nine).
Georgia Tech has produced 4.4 yards per carry across its past three outings and 4.7 over its last two.
Miami (FL) has averaged 2.8 yards per carry over its last three contests and 3.7 over its last two.
Over its last three matchups, Miami (FL) is 1-2 ATS and the under cashed in two of those three.
The O/U for Georgia Tech’s last game going into it was 46.5. The over cashed in the team’s 41-23 loss to Duke.
In its last three games, Georgia Tech is 0-2-1 ATS and the over cashed in two of those three.
The O/U for Miami (FL)’s last matchup was set at 43.5. The under cashed in the 17-9 triumph over Virginia.
Miami (FL) has won four of its last five games SU, with a -7-point loss to Virginia Tech on October 5th accounting for its one defeat over that stretch.