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Virginia vs Georgia Tech Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for College Football Week 8 Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Larry Rupp
Virginia vs Georgia Tech prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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Virginia vs Georgia Tech Week 8 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
Virginia Cavaliers (2-4, 0-3 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-3, 2-1 ACC)
Date: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Bobby Dodd Stadium — Atlanta, GA
Coverage:
 ESPN

Week 8 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes an ACC showdown between the Virginia Cavaliers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Virginia dropped its third game in a row with a 34-17 loss to the Louisville Cardinals on October 8. A dismal rushing attack (10 carries, 13 yards) was no help.

Meanwhile, the Yellow Jackets are coming off a thrilling 23-20 overtime win over the Duke Blue Devils. Quarterback Jeff Sims did it all as he passed for 227 yards, threw a pair of touchdowns and rushed for a team-high 95 yards on 17 carries. It was a second straight upset victory for Georgia Tech.

Virginia vs Georgia Tech Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: UVA: (N/A) | GTECH: (N/A)
Spread: UVA: +4.5 (-110) | GTECH: -4.5 (-110)
Total: N/A — Over: (N/A) | Under: (N/A)

Georgia Tech enters this contest as the clear favorite on the spread. Odds on the moneyline and the total will be updated when available.

Virginia vs Georgia Tech Prediction & Pick

One of these teams enters with a ton of positive momentum and one of these teams enters with a ton of negative momentum. It's not hard to tell that it is Georgia Tech that seems ready to put on a show in front of the home crowd. Virginia simply cannot get it together on the offensive side of the ball.

The Cavaliers head into Thursday night averaging 332.6 yards and 14.6 points per game this season. Both of those marks ran outside the top 100 FBS teams in the nation. Meanwhile, the Yellow Jackets have held each of their last two opponents to 21 points or less. They'll do enough the earn the win.

Final Score Prediction: Virginia: 17 | Georgia Tech: 24

Virginia vs Georgia Tech Betting Trends

- Virginia is 1-6 against the spread (ATS) in its last six games.
- The total has hit the under in five of Virginia's last seven games.
- Georgia Tech is 5-0 straight up in its last five home games against Virginia.
- The total has hit the over in four of Georgia Tech's last five games against Virginia.

Virginia vs Georgia Tech Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Diving into the trends make a Georgia Tech win seem even more likely. The Yellow Jackets are 5-0 straight up in their last five home games against Virginia and the average winning margin during in those games was 18.0 points. Seeing this one stay close on the scoreboard would be surprising.

Keep in mind the Cavaliers are 1-6 against the spread (ATS) in their last seven games. That mark is fueled by a weak offensive attack, but the defense has been subpar as well. Virginia is allowing 394.6 yards per game in 2022 (No. 61 in FBS). Bettors can feel comfortable backing Georgia Tech here.

Bet: Georgia Tech -4.5 (-110)

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