Pittsburgh Panthers (4-1) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2-4)
|Date & Time||Saturday October 17, 2015, 12:30 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets -3 -- Over/Under: 49.5
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Geogia Tech has lost four games in a row and are in desperate need of a win, they will try to get it when they host Pittsburgh this Saturday.
Georgia Tech is coming off a 43-24 loss to Clemson marking their 4th loss in a row. Georgia Tech’s season is going downhill having lost 3 ACC games already. Quarterback Justin Thomas only attempted 14 passes and completed 6 of them for 159 yards and 2 touchdowns with 1 interception. Georgia Tech relies so heavily on their running game in their triple option offense that when they cant get any yards on the ground they do not put points. This was the case against Clemson, Georgia Tech only ran for 71 yards. Ricky Jeune led the Yellow Jackets in receiving with 2 catches for 69 yards and a touchdown. Georgia Tech will try to bounce back and get their first ACC win against Pittsburgh.
The Pittsburgh Panthers improved to 4-1 after defeating the Virginia Cavaliers 26-19. Quarterback Nathan Peterman completed 17 of his 24 passes for 222 yards and 2 touchdowns. Running back led the Panthers in rushing yards with 94 yards on 11 carries. Qadree Ollison also added 49 yards and 1 touchdown. Scott Orndoff led Pittsburgh in receiving with 2 catches for 63 yards and 1 touchdown. Pittsburgh will try to remain unbeaten in the ACC when they travel to Georgia Tech this weekend.
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 road games. Pittsburgh is 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games following a straight up win. Georgia Tech is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games after allowing more than 280 yards passing in their previous game. The Yellow Jackets are 6-1 against the spread in their last 7 home games.
Pittsburgh has been playing good ball lately but i think Georgia Tech is still the better team. Even with 4 losses in a row i think they will come out on top here an cover the small spread. Take the Yellow Jackets!