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    At 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, the Virginia Cavaliers (2-4) play at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-3).

    The Yellow Jackets are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3.5), versus the Cavaliers. The over/under for this matchup is 45.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Georgia Tech vs. Virginia

    • Game Day: Thursday, October 20, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field
    Yellow Jackets vs Cavaliers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Yellow Jackets -3.5 -112 -110 45.5 -110 -110 -169 +135

    Georgia Tech Betting Insights

    • Virginia is 1-5-0 against the spread this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this season, the Cavaliers are 1-1 against the spread.
    • Out of Virginia’s six games with a set total, two have hit the over (33.3%).

    Georgia Tech Stats & Insights

    • Georgia Tech has been a bottom-25 offense this year, ranking 19th-worst with 332.0 yards per game. The defense is ranked 81st in the FBS (390.8 yards allowed per game).
    • While Georgia Tech’s defense ranks 76th with 28.0 points allowed per game, the Yellow Jackets have been slightly worse on offense, ranking eighth-worst (17.3 points per game).
    • Georgia Tech ranks 18th-worst in passing offense (178.8 passing yards per game), but thas been a little better on defense, ranking 38th with 208.5 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Georgia Tech owns the 68th-ranked rushing offense this year (153.2 rushing yards per game), and has been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 24th-worst with 182.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • While Georgia Tech’s third-down defense ranks 58th with a 37.4% third-down percentage allowed per game, the offense has been less successful, ranking ninth-worst with a 30.0% third-down conversion rate.
    • Georgia Tech has the fourth-best turnover margin in college football at +8, forcing 12 turnovers (24th in the FBS) while turning it over four times (fifth in the FBS).

    Georgia Tech’s Best Players

    • Jeff Sims has been a dual threat for Georgia Tech so far this season. He has 1,068 passing yards, completing 58.8% of his passes and recording five touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 301 yards (50.2 ypg) on 84 carries with one rushing touchdown.
    • Hassan Hall has carried the ball 61 times for a team-high 330 yards on the ground.
    • Nate McCollum’s team-high 283 yards as a receiver have come on 29 receptions (out of 38 targets) with one touchdown.
    • E.J. Jenkins has put together a 160-yard season so far with two touchdowns, hauling in 11 passes on 23 targets.
    • Malachi Carter has compiled nine grabs for 158 yards, an average of 26.3 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.
    • Ayinde Eley leads the team with 3.5 sacks. He’s also the team’s tackle leader, and has racked up 6.0 TFL and 40 tackles.
    • Charlie Thomas has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 38 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended to his name.

    Virginia Betting Insights

    • Virginia is 1-5-0 against the spread this year.
    • Virginia is 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year.
    • Virginia hase gone over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).

    Virginia Stats & Insights

    • From an offensive perspective, Virginia is compiling 356.8 total yards per game (95th-ranked). It ranks 63rd in the FBS on defense (375.0 total yards given up per game).
    • Virginia ranks 10th-worst in points per game (17.8), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 60th in the FBS with 24.8 points allowed per contest.
    • Virginia ranks 80th in the FBS with 227.2 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 44th with 212.0 passing yards allowed per game on defense.
    • Virginia is accumulating 129.7 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (96th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 163.0 rushing yards per game (90th-ranked) on defense.
    • Virginia is putting up a 35.4% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (97th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering a 37.9% third-down rate (63rd-ranked) on defense.
    • Virginia has a -4 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

    Virginia’s Best Players

    • Brennan Armstrong has been a dual threat for Virginia this season. He has 1,363 passing yards (227.2 per game) while completing 55% of his passes. He’s thrown five touchdown passes and seven interceptions this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 195 yards (32.5 ypg) on 68 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Perris Jones is his team’s leading rusher with 64 carries for 320 yards, or 53.3 per game. He’s found paydirt two times on the ground, as well.
    • Keytaon Thompson has hauled in 449 receiving yards on 41 receptions to pace his team so far this season.
    • Dontayvion Wicks has put up a 317-yard season so far with one touchdown. He’s caught 25 passes on 61 targets.
    • Lavel Davis’ 14 receptions (on 29 targets) have netted him 293 yards (48.8 ypg) and two touchdowns.
    • Chico Bennett Jr. has racked up 4.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 4.0 TFL and 23 tackles.
    • Virginia’s tackle leader, Nick Jackson, has 57 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Anthony Johnson has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 38 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two passes defended.
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