UNC at Georgia Tech 10/5/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 09/29/2019 at 5:45 PM ET

UNC at Georgia Tech 10/5/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

The North Carolina Tar Heels visit Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday for an ACC showdown with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The Tar Heels nearly pulled of the season’s biggest upset on Saturday falling just short and losing to Clemson 21-20. The Tar Heels fell to 2-3 on the season following the loss. North Carolina attempted a 2-point conversion to win but was stopped by the Clemson defense. 

Georgia Tech fell to 1-3 on the season following its 24-2 loss to Temple on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets committed three turnovers with each turnover committed while Georgia Tech was driving for a score. Tech quarterback Tobias Oliver fumbled twice with one at the goal line and one in the third quarter that was returned for a touchdown. The Yellow Jackets only score was a third quarter safety. 

Sam Howell leads the Tar Heels with 1,168 yards passing, 11 touchdowns and two interceptions. Javonte Williams is the leading rusher with 348 yards and two touchdowns. The leading receiver for the Tar Heels is Dyami Brown with 347 yards receiving and four touchdowns. The leading tackler is Myles Dorn with 37.

Tobias Oliver is the leading passer for Georgia Tech with 177 yards and two interceptions. The leading rusher is Oliver with 264 yards and one touchdown, while Jordan Mason has rushed for 257 yards and four TDs. Jalen Camp leads all receivers with 134 yards and one touchdown. David Curry is the leading tackler for the Yellow Jackets with 29.

Although North Carolina nearly upset the nation’s No. 1 team Clemson, expect a huge let down following the Tar Heels last second loss. North Carolina has failed to cover the number in 4 of the last 5 played on the road at Georgia Tech and 7 of the last 10 overall against the Yellow Jackets. Georgia Tech likes October having covered the number in 4 of the 6 played during the month. Take the home dogs to win and cover. Final Score Prediction, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets win and cover ATS 24-23.

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