Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
Date: Saturday, 11/19/2022
Location: Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, NC
Odds/point distribution: Tar Heels (-21)
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (4-6) are headed to Kenan Stadium on Saturday where they will face off against the North Carolina Tar Heels (9-1). Georgia Tech opens this game as an underdog with 21 points. The over/under is 63.5.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets enter the field with a record of 4-6 this season. The last time they took the field, the Yellow Jackets faced the Miami Hurricanes and ended up losing 35-14. Zach Gibson connected on 12/21. with 120 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a 101.8 quarterback rating and finished the game with 2 interceptions. Zach Pyron was the Yellow Jackets’ leading leader with 8 carries for 66 yards (8.3 yards per carry). The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets ended up running the ball 27 times for 129 yards, averaging 4.8 yards per carry. They totaled 70 plays, giving them 363 yards. Georgia Tech gave up 14 completions on 19 attempts for a total of 136 yards and a 73.7% completion percentage. On the ground, the Yellow Jackets gave up 217 yards on 44 attempts, which is 4.9 yards per allowed rush.
When it comes to putting the ball in the end zone, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets average 17.1 points per game. As a team, they average 136.6 rushing yards, which ranks them 84th in college football. The Yellow Jackets have rushed for 3,270 yards this year. When it comes to getting into the end zone, Georgia Tech has a total of 9 passing touchdowns and 9 rushing touchdowns. Georgia Tech has 178 1st downs as a team and they were hurt by 61 violations for 571 yards. You flipped the soccer ball 11 different times.
The Yellow Jackets rank 86th in D-1 on team defense and give up 28.7 PPG. They allow teams to rush an average of 4.3 yards per run and 183.6 rushing yards per event this year. For the season, they conceded 1,836 yards over ground play in 10 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Yellow Jackets concede 2,204 yards, ranking 58th nationally. They gave up 220.4 yards per fight through the air and conceded a 58.9% completion percentage. They’ve given up 404.0 yards/outing this season, ranking 96th in the country. They have 15 touchdowns through the air and 16 touchdowns over the ground game.
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The Tar Heels enter the field with a record of 9-1 for the season. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Tar Heels won with a 36-34 final as they played the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Drake Maye (3 TDs) left the game for 448 yards on a 31/49 pass while his quarterback rating was 160.3. He threw no picks and his average yards per attempt was 9.1. Drake Maye carried the ball 19 times for 71 yards and finished the game at 3.7 yards per carry for North Carolina. The Tar Heels finished for 584 yards while rushing 87 games (6.7 yards per game). North Carolina ran the football for 3.6 yards per dead and finished the game for 136 total yards on 38 carries. North Carolina conceded 41 rushing attempts for 170 yards (4.1 yards per carry). Tar Heels’ pass defense allowed a 58.1% completion percentage and gave up 320 yards on 18 for 31 passes.
In terms of placing points on the board, the Tar Heels ranks 10th in Division 1 and maintains a 40.1 PPG average. During that campaign to this point, the Tar Heels have threw a total of 3,416 yards over the pass, in addition to averaging 341.6 yards per game, earning them 3rd place in college football. The North Carolina Tar Heels average 505.5 yards per game, ranking 4th in the country. North Carolina’s offense has 611 yard penalties for 69 violations, which ranks 36th in college football for errors.
North Carolina has conceded 1,791 total yards over ground play (179.1 yards/game) and 20 touchdowns over the rush so far this year. They have conceded 22 through-air touchdowns in addition to 281.8 yards/outing, which ranks them 122nd in college football. The Tar Heels defense has been on the field for 739 games, which is good for 114th in the nation. The Tar Heels allow 31.3 PPG, which puts them 110th in D-1. This year they allowed 313 points.
Who will win the Yellow Jackets/Tar Heels college football game against the spread tonight?
Tony’s Choice: Take the Yellow Jackets +21
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