This NCAA football betting matchup can be seen on ESPN 2 and features #4 Virginia Tech.
College football betting at the online sportsbook favors the Hokies by three-points with a total of 51.5. The Hokies are in position to challenge for the national title if they can stay unbeaten. It won’t be easy against Georgia Tech in college football betting. Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson knows that this is the key game in the ACC this season. "This week is a huge game for our team and our program. One of our goals every year is to compete for an ACC championship and we've gotten ourselves to the point that this game is meaningful along those lines. If we win, we have a chance, if we lose we probably have no chance.” he said, “We'll find out if we're good enough on Saturday."
The Hokies and Yellow Jackets have met six times in college football betting history. The The Hokies have won four of the previous six as NCAA football betting stats show. Last year the Hokies pulled out a 20-17 home win.
The college football betting matchup on Saturday features two teams that can run the ball. The Hokies have freshman Ryan Williams who leads the ACC in rushing. Virginia Tech can also throw the ball effectively with Tyrod Taylor who has eight TDs and only one interception as college football betting stats indicate.
Georgia Tech runs the ball even better than Virginia Tech. The Yellow Jackets are fourth in the country in rushing, averaging 277 yards per game as college football betting numbers show. Quarterback Josh Nesbitt has rushed for 503 yards and six TDs to go along with four TD passes as college football betting statistics show. Running back Jonathan Dwyer is averaging 6.5 yards per carry this college football betting season.
Virginia Tech has been very good in college football betting laying points on the road as they are 11-4 in NCAA football betting in that situation of late. The Hokies are 29-12 vs. the sportsbook odds in their last 41 conference games. Georgia Tech has not been a good home underdog, going 2-6 in college football betting in their last 8 games in that sportsbook role. The road team is 4-1 in NCAA football betting in their last 5 meetings in this series.