College football betting lines favor 25th ranked Georgia Tech as they head out on road at Mississippi State on Saturday.
The matchup in college football odds is somewhat strange in the middle of the conference season with an ACC team meeting an SEC team.
College football betting lines have Georgia Tech as a 5.5 point favorite with a total of 46.5. The Yellow Jackets only loss this season came to Miami. Last week the Yellow Jackets dominated North Carolina as Jonathan Dwyer ran for 158 yards. Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen knows his team will have a tough time with the Tech running game. "Our run defense will have their hands full this weekend with Georgia Tech," he said. "We’ll face a different scheme (spread option) than we’re use to, but we’re playing with some confidence and we’ll have to continue to do so if we want to be successful."
This game in college football betting lines is a return matchup since the teams met at Georgia Tech last year as the Yellow Jackets won 38-7. That was the first time the teams had met in college football betting lines since 1929. Dwyer had 141 yards in last year’s college football odds win. Last college football betting lines season the Yellow Jackets rushed for a whopping 438 yards against the Bulldogs. This season Georgia Tech is fourth in the country with 262 rushing yards per game. Quarterback Josh Nesbitt is third in the conference with 77.5 rushing yards a game as college football betting lines stats show.
Georgia Tech played very well last week in college football betting lines defensively against North Carolina, holding them to 17 yards on the ground. "Everyone came in determined and it showed throughout the day," junior safety Morgan Burnett. The Yellow Jackets will look to slow down Mississippi State running back Anthony Dixon in this college football betting lines matchup. He had 106 yards and two TDs in last Saturday’s loss to LSU.
Trends in college football betting lines have the Yellow Jackets at 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games.
Mississippi State has been very good in college football betting lines as an underdog at home. The Bulldogs are 6-0 in college football odds in their last 6 games as a home underdog.
As you look to bet the total in college football betting lines keep in mind that the Under is 5-1 in the Yellow Jackets last 6 road games and four of the last five Mississippi State games in October have gone under the college football odds.