College football betting has a matchup of Top 25 teams on Thursday as ESPN will show Miami of Florida hosting Georgia Tech.
The Yellow Jackets come into this college football betting online matchup at 2-0 after beating Jacksonville State and Clemson.
College football betting reflects Miami as a 4.5 point favorite on Thursday at the online sportsbook. The Hurricanes are coming off a win at Florida State that propelled them into the Top 25. Georgia Tech was able to get by Clemson last week after blowing a 24-0 lead. Last year Georgia Tech routed Miami but this year’s Hurricanes seem better prepared. “Last year was last year. It is over with. We are a better group this year. Everybody is coming along great and we are working together.” Cornerback Sam Shields said.
Miami’s win at Florida State on Labor Day night was ESPN’s second-most viewed regular season college football game in the history of the network – second to only the Miami-FSU Labor Day battle in 2006.
This college football betting game on Thursday should be interesting considering Georgia Tech loves to run the ball while Miami will be throwing it. Sophomore quarterback Jacory Harris passed for 386 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another touchdown in the win against Florida State.
Georgia Tech leads the all-time series 10-4 and has won the last four meetings. Over the last four seasons combined, Virginia Tech leads the Atlantic Coast Conference with 18 conference wins. Georgia Tech ranks second with 17 ACC victories (17-8). Six of the Yellow Jackets’ next 10 games are away from home. Last season Tech went 3-2 on the road including wins at Boston College, Clemson and 13th-ranked Georgia.
Georgia Tech is 11-11 all-time when playing on ESPN Thursday Night (10-7 at home, 1-4 on the road). The Yellow Jackets are 5-1 in college football betting online in their last 6 games as a road underdog. The Yellow Jackets are 2-5 in college football betting in their last 7 Thursday games. The Yellow Jackets are 4-0 in college football betting in the last 4 meetings against Miami.
The Hurricanes are 13-32-1 against the college football betting number at the online sportsbook in their last 46 home games.
Looking at the college football betting online total we see that the Under is 4-1 in the Yellow Jackets last 5 road games. The Under is 15-6 in college football betting in the Yellow Jackets last 21 Thursday games. The Under is 19-7 in college football betting online in the Hurricanes last 26 games as a sports betting home favorite.