Free College Football Picks Today: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes 11/12/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes 11/12/22
Sat 12th November 2022

The No. 25 University of Miami Hurricanes (4-5, 2-3 ACC), one of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s top passing offenses, are on the road to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (4-5, 3-3 ACC), one of the conference’s softest aerial defenses, at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field on Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets are 1.5-point favorites, and the total is 44. Miami (FL) is coming off a crushing 45-3 loss to Florida State at Hard Rock Stadium last Saturday. Jacurri Brown threw for 37 yards and an interception. He also ran 13 times for 64 yards. Xavier Restrepo caught two passes for 25 yards.

Georgia Tech beat Virginia Tech 28-27 at Lane Stadium/Worsham Field last Saturday. Zach Pyron was 19 of 32 for 253 yards, a touchdown, and an interception. Dontae Smith carried nine times for 85 yards and a touchdown. Nate McCollum also scored once. He hauled in seven receptions for 103 yards.


The Hurricanes won the only game between the teams last season, a 33-30 victory in November. Tyler Van Dyke threw three touchdowns for Miami (FL).


The Hurricanes are averaging 24.7 points per game for the season, 91st in FBS, and they are facing a Yellow Jackets defense that has surrendered 28.0 PPG (83rd). Meanwhile, Georgia Tech has scored 17.4 points a game this season, 124th in the country, and Miami (FL) is allowing 25.0 PPG (57th).

The Hurricanes rank 35th in the nation in passing yards per game (267.2) and 93rd in rushing (131.9), while the Yellow Jackets are 67th in passing yards allowed per game (229.8) and 107th against the run (180.7).

Georgia Tech has been one of the country’s least successful passing teams, averaging 185.6 passing yards per game (113th), while ranking 80th in rushing yards (139.0). The Hurricanes are allowing 229.0 passing yards (66th) and 126.2 rushing yards per game (37th).


Through eight games, Tyler Van Dyke has thrown for 10 touchdowns (4 INT) and 219.1 yards per game to lead Miami (FL) in passing. In two away games this season, he has two TDs and an average of 284.0 yards passing.

Henry Parrish Jr. leads the team in rushing with an average of 69.5 yards a game over eight games. He has four touchdowns on the ground. Will Mallory is the Hurricanes’ leading receiver with 53.0 yards a game and one TD.

Jeff Sims has five passing touchdowns (3 INT) with 159.3 yards per game through seven games to lead Georgia Tech. In five home games this season, he has thrown for three TDs (3 INT) and an average of 139.8 yards.

Hassan Hall has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 50.9 yards a game through nine games. Nate McCollum has been the primary target in the Yellow Jackets’ aerial attack. He has two touchdowns and a 54.3 yard per game average through nine appearances.

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Miami FL (+100)

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