The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets opened as big favorites in Saturday's game against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders. Oddsmakers favored the Jackets by 28 points, and the line currently sits at 27.5 at most sportsbooks.
Georgia Tech is heavily favored in the game despite a lackluster start to the season. The Yellow Jackets are 2-2 overall and 1-2 in ACC play. Tech is coming off a 42-36 overtime loss to Miami, who is off to a surprising 2-0 start in conference play. In that game, the Yellow Jackets overcame a 19-point deficit before squandering a 17-point lead. Miami rolled up 609 yards of offense and 30 first downs.
Middle Tennessee has won two straight games after opening the season with a 27-21 loss to McNeese State. The Blue Raiders last played on Sept. 15 and defeated Memphis, 48-30. Middle Tennessee is averaging 39.5 points over its last two games.
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