Yellow Jackets vs Blue Devils Final: 38-14 - Recap
|Yellow Jackets vs Blue Devils Final: 38-14 - Recap|
The battle between the Yellow Jackets and Blue Devils didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Duke was handed a 38-14 defeat on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium.
Georgia Tech was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 55.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Vad Lee completed 8 of 16 pass attempts for 125 yards for the Yellow Jackets in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Blue Devils defense.
Jela Duncan rushed for 89 yards for Duke, while Juwan Thompson added 19 yards. Brandon Connette threw for 122 yards for the Blue Devils, while receivers Issac Blakeney and Jamison Crowder had 49 and 38 yards respectively.
Duke was outgained by Georgia Tech 469-254 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-13 by the Yellow Jackets.
Duke lost the time of possession battle 38:32/21:28, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Georgia Tech takes its act home to face North Carolina looking for another win. For Duke, they head home to face Pittsburgh.