Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – September 23, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 17, 2023

A pair of ACC teams hit the field when the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (3-0) and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (1-2) are in action on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Truist Field at Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons are favored by 3.5 points. The over/under is set at 58.5 in the outing.

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Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Wake Forest -3.5 -110 -110 58.5 -110 -110

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Computer Pick

Computer picks for Wake Forest vs Georgia Tech
ATS Total Score prediction
Wake Forest (-3.5) Over (58.5) Wake Forest 34 Georgia Tech 29

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison

Wake Forest Georgia Tech
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 33.3 (59) 35 (52)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 20.3 (49) 33.3 (109)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 5 (77) 4 (60)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 7 (12) 3 (84)

Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech Betting Insights

Wake Forest Stats and Trends

  • Wake Forest has a record of 1-2-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Demon Deacons have covered the spread once this season (1-2 ATS) when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites.
  • So far this season, one Wake Forest game has hit the over.
  • The Deacs three games this season have all gone under this contest’s total of 58.5 points.
  • Wake has an average total of 57.0 in their matchups this year, 1.5 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Georgia Tech Stats and Trends

  • Georgia Tech has won one game against the spread this season.
  • The Yellow Jackets have covered the spread once when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year (in two opportunities).
  • This year, games featuring Georgia Tech has gone over the point total every time.
  • Every game the Ramblin’ Wreck have played this season has gone over 58.5 combined points scored.
  • The average over/under for Tech’s outings this season is 54.8, 3.7 fewer points than this game’s point total.

Wake Forest Players to Watch

  • Mitch Griffis has passed for 837 yards while completing 61.9% of his throws (60-of-97), with eight touchdowns and three interceptions (279 yards per game).
  • Demond Claiborne has racked up a team-high 269 rushing yards (89.7 yards per game) and scored one touchdown.
  • Tate Carney has 117 yards on 13 carries (117 ypg), with one rushing touchdown.
  • Jahmal Banks has racked up 18 receptions for 223 yards, best on his team, and three touchdowns. He averages 74.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Taylor Morin has contributed with 176 yards on 12 catches and two touchdowns. He averages 58.7 receiving yards per game this year.
  • Wesley Grimes has caught eight passes for 172 yards and one touchdown, averaging 57.3 yards per game this year.

Georgia Tech Players to Watch

  • This year, Haynes King has racked up 910 passing yards (303.3 yards per game) while going 68-for-102 (66.7% completion percentage) and throwing nine touchdowns and one interception. He has added 95 rushing yards on 25 carries with one touchdown, averaging 31.7 yards per game.
  • Jamal Haynes has racked up a team-best 236 rushing yards (78.7 per game) and one touchdown. He has added nine receptions for 86 yards (28.7 yards per game).
  • So far this year Trevion Cooley has rushed for 196 yards on 32 carries (65.3 ypg), with three rushing touchdowns. Cooley also helps out in the passing game, catching six passes for 66 yards (22 ypg) while scoring one touchdown.
  • This season Eric Singleton Jr. has 10 receptions for a team-high 200 receiving yards (66.7 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Malik Rutherford has contributed with 14 receptions for 179 yards.
  • Christian Leary has caught 10 passes for 118 yards, averaging 39.3 yards per game this year.

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