The Cavaliers of Virginia (-17) are gearing up to host their in-conference rival Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium. CHSS will televise the action and this daytime game is scheduled to start at 12:30 p.m. ET.
Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Betting Odds 11/9/2019
The line for this ACC game is placed at 17 points in favor of Virginia. The Yellow Jackets are currently getting +710 moneyline odds while the Cavaliers are -1200. The over/under is set at 44 points. There might be multiple good in-game betting opportunities while this showdown is underway.
This game’s line opened at -17. The O/U hasn’t moved since it opened at 44.
The Yellow Jackets are 2-6 straight up (SU), including 1-4 SU against ACC opponents. The Cavaliers are 6-3 SU overall and 4-2 SU in conference play. The Yellow Jackets are 1-6-1 against the spread (ATS) and have gained 5.3 units so far. The team has posted an O/U record of 4-4.
The Cavaliers have gained 0.1 units this season. They’re 4-4-1 ATS and have an O/U record of 5-4.
The Yellow Jackets came up short to Pittsburgh 20-10 in a contest where the passing attack left much to be desired as the Yellow Jackets completed 8-of-21 passes for 108 yards, one touchdown and one interception. James Graham went three-for-13 for 57 yards, one touchdown and one interception while Lucas Johnson completed five-of-eight for 51 yards. Jordan Mason (56 yards on 15 rush attempts) led the running attack. Ahmarean Brown (four receptions, 61 yards, one TD) and Nathan Cottrell (one catch, 14 yards) handled the receiving duties in the defeat.
Virginia just earned a 38-31 win over North Carolina. Bryce Perkins completed 30-of-39 passes for 378 yards and three touchdowns. Perkins (112 rushing yards on 24 attempts, two TDs) handled the running game as Terrell Jana (13 receptions, 146 yards) and Joe Reed (six catches, 55 yards) led the Virginia pass-catchers in the win.
Georgia Tech has run the ball on 62.1 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Virginia has an overall rush percentage of 46.8 percent. The Yellow Jackets have produced 159 rush yards/game (including 155 per game versus Atlantic Coast opponents) and have nine touchdowns on the ground this year. The Wahoos are logging 109 rush yards per contest (115 in conference) and have 18 total rushing TDs.
The Yellow Jackets have averaged 141 yards through the air overall (152 per game versus conference opposition) and have eight passing TDs so far. The Wahoos have produced 255 pass yards per outing (248.2 against ACC foes) and have 12 total pass scores.
Defensively, Georgia Tech has allowed 218 rush yards and 188 pass yards per game. Virginia has allowed 120.6 rushing yards per game and 189.6 to opposing teams in the air. Both teams allow similar adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) to opponents, as the Yellow Jackets have given up an ANY/A of 5.78 to opposing QBs, while the Wahoos are yielding an ANY/A of 5.37.
Graham has put up 626 passing yards on the year. He’s connected on 44-of-104 attempts with five passing touchdowns and four interceptions. Graham has a 4.09 adjusted net yards per pass attempt, including 3.63 over the last two outings.
Bryce Perkins has produced 1,940 yards, 11 TDs and seven INTs for Virginia. His ANY/A sits at 5.66 for the season and 6.89 over his last two games.
When these two teams faced each other last year, Georgia Tech won by a field goal 30-27.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Virginia Cavaliers Betting Prediction
SU Winner – Virginia, ATS Winner – Virginia, O/U – Under
Team Betting Notes
Virginia has lost six fumbles this season while Georgia Tech has lost seven.
The Virginia defense has sacked opposing quarterbacks 34 times this season. Georgia Tech has recorded just 13 sacks.
As a team, Georgia Tech has produced 4.1 yards per carry over its past three contests and 4.0 over its last two.
Virginia has averaged 3.7 yards per carry over its last three games and 3.7 over its last two.
Over its last three contests, Virginia is 2-1 ATS and the over cashed in two of those three.
The O/U for Georgia Tech’s previous game going into it was 44. The under cashed in the team’s 20-10 defeat to Pittsburgh.
Over its last three matchups, Georgia Tech is 1-1-1 ATS and the over cashed in two of those three.
The Over/Under for Virginia’s last game was 48. The over cashed in the 38-31 victory over North Carolina.