The Ole Miss Rebels and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are set to square off in a college football matchup in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. With that said, it’s a good time to check out our college football odds series, which includes the Ole Miss-Georgia Tech predictions and picks listed below.
Ole Miss went 2-0 on the season, taking care of both Troy and Central Arkansas by a combined score of 87-13. Head coach Len Kiffin made the quarterback change with Matt Corral making the jump to the NFL. Ole Miss has yet to be tested this season and won’t be until Kentucky in week five.
Georgia Tech bounced back from a season-opening blowout loss to Clemson with a home win at Western Carolina in their second game. Now, a second straight home game brings Ole Miss, a tough opponent from Western Carolina. Jeff Collins desperately needs a signature win to fire up the fan base.
Here are the Ole Miss-Georgia Tech CFB odds Courtesy of FanDuel.
CFB Odds: Ole Miss-Georgia Tech Odds
Ole Miss Rebels: -16.5 (-114)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets: +16.5 (-106)
Over: 62.5 (-115)
Under: 62.5 (-105)
Why did the rebels cover the broadcast?
Ole Miss scores 43.5 points per game and averages 471.5 yards per game. New starting quarterback Jackson Dart, a transfer from USC, threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns and Luke Altmeier added 103 yards and two touchdowns in limited time. Altmyer has a rushing touchdown this season. Ole Miss rushed for 499 yards and six touchdowns as a team. Quinshawn Judkins, a true freshman, leads the team with 191 yards, including a touchdown. TCU transfer Zach Evans is second on the team with 183 rushing yards. Ulysses Bentley IV, an SMU transfer, leads the team with two rushing touchdowns. Michael Trigg leads the team with 9 receptions and three touchdowns. Jonathan Mingo leads the team with 129 receiving yards. Malik Heath is the only Rebel to score a receiving touchdown, crossing the end zone twice.
Four Rebels have totaled double-digit tackles, led by Tyshem Johnson, who leads the team with 17 tackles. Kerry Coleman leads the team with six and a half tackles for loss and two and a half sacks for a total of ten tackles. As a team, Ole Miss has amassed an impressive 14 sacks in just two games. The defense totaled three interceptions and recovered three fumbles.
Why yellow jackets can cover the distribution
Jeff Sims is an exciting dual-threat quarterback, rushing for 89 yards and throwing for 264 yards. Sims threw for a touchdown. Donta Smith leads the team with 132 rushing yards and three touchdowns. As a team, Georgia Tech totaled 316 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns. Nate McCollum leads the team with 72 receiving yards, and EJ Jenkins is the only Yellow Jacket with a receiving touchdown. The team averaged 290 yards and 22.5 points per game in the first game.
Georgia Tech’s defense was tested early against Clemson but bounced back against Western Carolina. Georgia Tech has seven sacks and three interceptions this season. Keon White leads the team with three sacks, totaling ten tackles. Indy Ealey leads the team with 20 tackles, adding a sack and two fumble recoveries. Georgia Tech will really need to put some pressure on the Darts to win this one.
Final Ole Miss-Georgia Tech predictions and picks
The Darts and Ole Miss should be able to handle this easily.
Final Ole Miss-Georgia Tech Predictions and Picks: Ole Miss -16.5 (-110), Over 62.5 (-115)