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Duke vs. Georgia Tech Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel

Looking for a Duke vs. Georgia Tech preview? Stick around. We’ve got all of the pre-game analysis before the ACC matchup.

Saturday, Oct. 29, the Duke Blue Devils play visitor to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The game, to be played at Bobby Dodd Stadium, is slated for a 12:00 p.m. ET start time and will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra. Read on for our Duke vs. Georgia Tech preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Georgia Tech wins the matchup between the two teams 67.4% of the time. The spread, via Oddshark, has the Yellow Jackets favored as well.

Spread: Georgia Tech -8.5

Game Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Channel: ACC Network Extra

Duke vs. Georgia Tech preview:

Duke is coming off of a bye week after it fell to Louisville in its last game played, 24-14, on Oct. 15. The Yellow Jackets last played on Oct. 15 and topped Georgia Southern at home 35-24.

Georgia Tech managed to gain 437 yards against Georgia Southern while holding the opposition to just 335 yards on the day. Dedrick Mills led the Jackets in rushing with 89 yards and two scores.

Duke played a tight game against a very good Louisville team including 110 rushing yards against the Cardinals. The Blue Devils may have had just 239 yards of total offense, but they did play a complete game with zero turnovers.

Duke handed the Yellow Jackets a 34-20 loss a year ago.

Duke vs. Georgia Tech prediction:

Georgia Tech's offense is based on the run therefore it will likely come down to Duke's ability to stop the run to pull out the win in Atlanta. The Blue Devils' rush defense ranks 52nd in the nation allowing 149.9 yards per game.

The Yellow Jackets have averaged 243.3 yards on the ground per contest.

Georgia Tech's running game will cause a problem for Duke and the Yellow Jackets will pull this one off at home improving to 5-3 on the year. Georgia Tech's defense has been above average this season as well.

Georgia Tech 24, Duke 13