Game Preview - Terrapins underdogs vs Yellow Jackets at Maryland
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Maryland Terrapins Odds
The Terrapins hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Yellow Jackets pay a visit to Byrd Stadium in Week 10 betting action.
They battle the Yellow Jackets, currently with a 3-5 mark (4-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 3-4 for the Terrapins and 5-2 for the Yellow Jackets.
Betting Line: The Terrapins were listed as 7-point underdogs at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Terrapins, currently No. 76 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Yellow Jackets, who rate No. 72 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 32-27 victory for the Yellow Jackets.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Maryland's No. 104-ranked offense (20.8 PPG) against a Yellow Jackets defense that ranks No. 81 at 29.9 PPG. The Terrapins passing attack has averaged 209.1 yards per game, less than the Yellow Jackets give up through the air (262.2 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Yellow Jackets feature the league's No. 45-rated road run defense, allowing 150 yards per game. Maryland, meanwhile, ranks No. 113 in rushing offense at home.
Georgia Tech was a 41-17 loser in their most recent outing at home against BYU. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (58) made winners of OVER bettors. Georgia Tech didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Cougars as BYU blasted them 41-17 in Week 9 action.
Maryland was a 20-17 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Boston College. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (37) made winners of UNDER bettors. Stefon Diggs was good for 152 receiving yards in the Terrapins's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn’t help his team to victory and they fell 20-17 to the Terrapins.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 2-8
A few Yellow Jackets at Terrapins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 6 games
Georgia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Maryland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 7 games when playing Maryland
Georgia Tech is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Maryland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Maryland's last 7 games when playing Georgia Tech
Maryland is 5-13-1 ATS in its last 19 games
Maryland is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
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