College football betting has the Yellow Jackets as a 3.5 point favorite with a total of 50.5.
FedEx Orange Bowl betting has Georgia Tech coming off an ACC Championship game win over Clemson. It is the first time that Georgia Tech has won the ACC title outright since 1990. The Yellow Jackets will try and win in FedEx Orange Bowl betting with an offense that ranked 11th in the country this season. They will be facing an Iowa defense that ranked 11th in the nation. Georgia Tech averaged 442.7 yards per game with most of that yardage coming on the ground. Iowa gave up 286.7 total yards per game with 122 coming on the ground "I've seen them a couple of times on television. They've had tremendous success," Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz said. "Their statistics are extremely impressive and coach Johnson's done a wonderful job everywhere he's been with the unique attack. And in this day and age especially, it gives him a heck of an edge." Georgia Tech is led on offense by running back Jonathan Dwyer and quarterback Josh Nesbitt. Dwyer had 1,346 yards and 14 touchdowns while Nesbitt had 991 yards and 18 scores.
Iowa didn’t have much of an offense this season but they are getting some help in FedEx Orange Bowl betting. Quarterback Ricky Stanzi and top running back Adam Robinson are both coming back from injuries. Stanzi missed the last two games of the season, both Iowa losses. "He is doing absolutely fantastic," said Ferentz.
FedEx Orange Bowl betting has the Hawkeyes at 4-1 ATS in their last 5 bowl games. They are 10-3 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and they are 36-17 in college football betting in their last 53 games as an underdog.
FedEx Orange Bowl betting indicates that the Yellow Jackets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Yellow Jackets are 6-2 in college football betting in their last 8 games as a favorite.Looking at the FedEx Orange Bowl betting total we see that 13 of the last 17 Iowa games vs. non-conference teams have gone under the college football betting total. Six of the last seven Georgia Tech bowl games have gone over.