The bloom is off the rose at Georgia Tech after the Yellow Jackets stunning 24-21 loss to Virginia. The formerly undefeated Yellow Jackets opened the week as +2 underdogs in an ACC road game against Miami.
After averaging 51.6 points a game in their first five contests, Paul Johnson's triple-option offense scored only 21 points in their last two games against Maryland and Virginia.
The Hurricanes will present an interesting challenge under first-year head coach Al Golden, as they have struggled with consistency in the aftermath of a devastating series of allegations against the football program this summer. Their 3-3 record is deceptive: they've played only one cupcake (Bethune-Cookman) through their first six games, while beating Ohio State in non-conference play and losing to a Kansas State team that is now 6-0.
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