The Virginia Tech Hokies and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets waste no time getting their conference seasons started as they hook up for an ACC bash Monday night in Blacksburg.
VaTech, coming off its eighth-straight double-digit victory season but also an ACC title game loss, is chalked at -7.5 over the Wreck at 5Dimes, who have lost two straight in this series.
Virginia Tech usually wins when favored, as they are 18-2 SU in their past 20 games in that role.
Betting Line: Oddsmakers opened the Hokies as 7-point favorites in the game at 5Dimes, while the betting total was sitting near 48.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 6-4
Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2
A few Yellow Jackets at Hokies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
Georgia Tech is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Georgia Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Virginia Tech's last 7 games
Virginia Tech is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
Virginia Tech is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games at home
Georgia Tech home to Presbyterian, Saturday, September 8
Virginia Tech home to Austin Peay, Saturday, September 8