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By the numbers: Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh


A by-the-numbers look at Georgia Tech’s (3-2, 1-2 ACC) game on Saturday at Pittsburgh (3-2, 0-1 ACC). Kickoff is 12:30 p.m. The game will be televised by the ACC Network.

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Turnovers created by Georgia Tech’s defense this season. The Yellow Jackets have a turnover margin of minus-3.

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5.4

Yards per play average this season for Georgia Tech on 1,678 plays. Its opponents are averaging 5.5 on 1.712 plays.

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Yards per play average this season for Pittsburgh. It’s also what the Panthers’ opponents are averaging.

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8

Turnovers created by Pittsburgh this season. The Panthers have a turnover margin of plus-3.

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18.4

Average points per game allowed by Georgia Tech this season.

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19

Sacks for Pittsburgh this season. Opponents have three.

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23.6

Points per game averaged by Georgia Tech this season.

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31

Average points allowed per game by Pittsburgh.

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37.4

Points per game averaged by Pittsburgh.

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41

Percent conversion rate on third downs for Georgia Tech. Its opponents are averaging 44 percent.

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42

Percent conversion rate on third downs for Pittsburgh. Its opponents are averaging 34 percent.

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69.8

Average rushing yards per game allowed by Pittsburgh.

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184.6

Average passing yards per game by Pittsburgh.

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226.8

Rushing yards averaged per game by Georgia Tech on 4.8 yards per carry.

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250

Rushing yards averaged per game by Pittsburgh on 5.2 yards per carry.

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336.8

Average passing yards per game allowed by Pittsburgh.

 

 


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