Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (1-1) vs. Ole Miss Rebels (2-0)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Ole Miss Rebels 9/16/23 – On Saturday evening, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are set to face Ole Miss Rebels for another thrilling NCAAF clash. They currently stands at 1-1 while Ole Miss is unbeaten 2-0, making this Week 3 matchup sure to deliver plenty of drama for both teams. Kickoff for this Week 3 contest is set for 7:30 PM ET at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field and SECN will air the game live.
Georgia Tech’s offense has been propelled forward thanks to the efforts of key players like running back Jamal Haynes and wide receiver Malik Rutherford. Haynes has been an impressive force, amassing 164 rushing yards over 20 attempts with an 8.2 yards per rush attempt average. His field vision and ability to find gaps in Ole Miss’ defense will be key against Georgia Tech. Rutherford adds another dimension, amassing 145 receiving yards on 10 receptions with 14.5 yards per reception showing his potential to make big plays when needed.
Ole Miss Rebels have their own set of playmakers on the other side, led by running back Quinshon Judkins and wide receiver Tre Harris. Judkins has amassed 108 rushing yards over 31 attempts and found the end zone three times this season; his ability to punch into it will be key for Ole Miss. Tre Harris has proven an important downfield threat by amassing 188 receiving yards with 5 receiving touchdowns on 8 receptions at an incredible average catch length of 23.5 yards per catch. If you’re looking for the free NCAAF picks today, consider their matchups carefully.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Ole Miss Rebels Game Info
|When:||Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 7:30 PM ET|
|Where:||Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field|
Haynes King QB vs. Jaxson Dart QB
Haynes King has completed 40 of his 61 passing attempts, throwing for 603 yards at a 65.6% completion rate. King boasts a respectable 9.9 yards per pass attempt and 7 passing touchdowns, making him a versatile threat. King’s poise and decision-making skills have kept his interception count low, at just 1, although he has been sacked once. His passer rating of 183.2 confirms his competence and efficiency.
Ole Miss’s Jaxson Dart, on the other hand, has a 70% completion rate with 35 completions in 50 attempts. Dart’s stats, which include 6 passing touchdowns and 601 passing yards, reflect a deeper yard per pass attempt at 12. Dart has been sacked four times but has maintained a stellar passer rating of 206.6. His ability to handle pressure will be tested against Georgia Tech’s defense.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Ole Miss Rebels -850, Total Odds: 63.5
The current betting odds favor Ole Miss considerably with a spread of -17.5 and a Moneyline of -850. The total odds set at 63.5 suggest an expectation for a high-scoring game. Based on these odds, Ole Miss seems to be the clear favorite, but Georgia Tech’s recent performance on the road could make for a tighter game than expected.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
In narrative terms, Georgia Tech has been unpredictable but has shown a tendency to exceed expectations, going 4-2 against the spread (ATS) in their last six games. Moreover, the Yellow Jackets are 5-1 ATS on the road, indicating they often perform well as underdogs. Their games usually feature high scores, with the total going OVER in 6 of their last 7 games.
Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
Ole Miss is a powerhouse at home, holding a remarkable 15-2 straight-up record in their last 17 home games. When it comes to playing in September, they’re almost invincible, boasting a 9-0 straight-up record. They have also covered the spread in 4 of their last 5 games against teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference, which bodes well for them in this matchup.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Ole Miss Rebels 9/16/23 Betting Picks
Given the analysis and betting trends, it’s hard to overlook Ole Miss as the likely victor, particularly given their strong home record. However, Georgia Tech’s solid ATS performance, especially on the road, could make them an interesting pick to beat the spread. The game’s total of 63.5 suggests a high-scoring affair, and given both teams’ offensive capabilities, going OVER might be a wise choice. For more insights and potential betting opportunities, you can also explore some free expert sports picks.
Free Pick and Prediction: Ole Miss 42, Georgia Tech 28.