Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-3) and Virginia Cavaliers (2-4) will battle in clash of ACC opponents at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field in Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing Georgia Tech as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Georgia Tech has -149 odds to pick up the win, while Virginia is listed at +122 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 47 points.


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Game Info

How to Watch Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Live?

  • Game Day: Thursday, October 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stadium: Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field

Betting Preview

Georgia Tech

While Georgia Tech ranks 81st in total defense with 390.8 yards allowed per game, the team’s offensive unit has been slightly worse, ranking 19th-worst (332.0 yards per game). Georgia Tech ranks eighth-worst in scoring offense (17.3 points per game), but has played a little better on defense, ranking 76th with 28.0 points allowed per contest. Georgia Tech ranks 18th-worst in passing offense (178.8 passing yards per game), but thas been a little better on defense, ranking 38th with 208.5 passing yards allowed per game. With 182.3 rushing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 24th-worst in the FBS, Georgia Tech has had to lean on their 68th-ranked running game (153.2 rushing yards per contest) to keep them in games. Georgia Tech ranks ninth-worst in third-down conversion rate (30.0%), but has been better on defense, ranking 58th with a 37.4% third-down percentage allowed. With 12 forced turnovers (24th in the FBS) against four turnovers committed (fifth in the FBS), Georgia Tech’s +8 turnover margin is the fourth-best in college football.


Virginia ranks 95th with 356.8 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 63rd with 375.0 total yards allowed per contest on the defensive side of the ball. Virginia ranks 10th-worst in points per game (17.8), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 60th in the FBS with 24.8 points allowed per contest. From an offensive perspective, Virginia is posting 227.2 passing yards per game (80th-ranked). It ranks 44th in the FBS on defense (212.0 passing yards surrendered per game). In terms of rushing, Virginia ranks 96th in the FBS on offense (129.7 rushing yards per game) and 90th defensively (163.0 rushing yards allowed per game). Virginia is posting a 35.4% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (97th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing a 37.9% third-down rate (63rd-ranked) on defense. With 11 forced turnovers (41st in the FBS) and 15 turnovers committed (123rd in the FBS) this season, Virginia ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -4.

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Betting Analysis

Georgia Tech Betting Insights

Georgia Tech has covered the spread three times over six games with a set spread. Georgia Tech is winless against the spread when it has played as 3-point or greater favorites (0-1). Georgia Tech games have yet to go over the total once this season. The Yellow Jackets have been the moneyline favorite just one other time so far this season, a game they won. The Yellow Jackets have played as a moneyline favorite of -149 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.

Cavaliers Betting Insights

Virginia is 1-5-0 against the spread this year. Virginia has an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 3-point underdogs. Virginia games have gone over the total twice this year. This season, the Cavaliers have been listed as the underdog in three games and failed to win any of those contests. This season, the Cavaliers have been at least a +122 underdog on the moneyline two times, losing each of those contests.


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Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Against The Spread & Betting Records

Georgia Tech

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 56.2 58.4 51.8
Implied Total AVG 37.5 38.0 36.5
ATS Record 3-3-0 1-3-0 2-0-0
Over/Under Record 0-5-1 0-4-0 0-1-1
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-3 1-2 1-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.0 53.7 54.3
Implied Total AVG 31.2 32.3 30.0
ATS Record 1-5-0 0-3-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 2-4-0 1-2-0 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 2-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-3 0-0 0-3

Players to Watch

Georgia Tech

  • As part of the Yellow Jackets’ defense, Ayinde Eley has compiled 40 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and 3.5 sacks in six games.
  • Charlie Thomas has played six games, registering two interceptions to go along with 38 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended for the Yellow Jackets.
  • The Yellow Jackets’ defense has been helped by the play of Keion White, who has played six games and compiled 18 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and three sacks.
  • A key contributor to the Yellow Jackets’ defense, Jaylon King has one interception to go with 20 tackles and one pass defended in six games.


  • Nick Jackson has collected 57 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in six games for the Cavaliers.
  • Chico Bennett Jr. has recorded 23 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks in six games for the Cavaliers.
  • Anthony Johnson has been wreaking havoc on defense, collecting 2.0 TFL, 38 tackles, and two interceptions for the Cavaliers.
  • On defense, Jonas Sanker has piled up 41 tackles and one interception in six games.

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Predictions and Pick

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Yellow Jackets (-3)

    Pick OU:

    Under (47)


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Our pick to win this contest is Georgia Tech, and we expect that Georgia Tech will cover the spread (Georgia Tech -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 47 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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