Virginia at Georgia Tech - 10/20/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-3) vs Virginia Cavaliers (2-4)

Game Info: Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm (Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field)

Betting Odds: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets -3.5 -- Over/Under: 47.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Virginia Cavaliers will play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in an ACC Game on Thursday night at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-4 (0-3) this season after they lost to Louisville by a score of 34-17 in their last game. Virginia took a 10-0 lead into the second quarter, but was only able to score 7 points in the final three quarters for the loss. The Virginia offense is averaging 17.8 points per game with 227.2 passing yards per game and 129.7 rushing yards per game. Brennan Armstrong has thrown for 1,363 yards, five touchdowns, and seven touchdowns, while also rushing for 195 yards and three touchdowns for the Cavaliers this season. Perris Jones has rushed for 320 yards and two touchdowns, while Keytaon Thompson has caught 41 passes for 449 yards for Virginia. The Virginia defense is allowing 24.8 points per game and 375 yards per game.

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-3 (2-1) this season after they defeated Duke in overtime by a score of 23-20 in their last game. Georgia Tech led this game 20-6 in the fourth quarter, but allowed Duke to force overtime. The Georgia Tech offense is averaging 17.3 points per game with 178.8 passing yards per game and 153.2 rushing yards per game. Jeff Sims (questionable) has thrown for 1,068 yards, five touchdowns, and two interceptions, while also rushing for 301 yards and one touchdown for the Yellow Jackets this season. Hassan Hall has rushed for 330 yards, while Nate McCollum has caught 29 passes for 283 yards and one touchdown for Georgia Tech. The Georgia Tech defense is allowing 28 points per game and 389.5 yards per game.

Virginia is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games on grass. The under is 5-1-1 in Virginia’s last 7 games. Georgia Tech is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Thursday games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games. The under is 7-1 in Georgia Tech’s last 8 games. The over is 4-0 in these two teams last 4 head to head meetings.

Georgia Tech started the season poorly, but has won two games in a row and will be at home. Virginia is coming off of two straight losses by double-digits and three straight losses overall. Georgia Tech has been playing better and I like them in this matchup at home.

David’s Pick Georgia Tech -3.5

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