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By the numbers: Georgia Tech vs. Virginia


A by-the-numbers preview of Georgia Tech’s game against Virginia on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium. As I’ve done every week, I’ll post a look at the Cavaliers’ depth chart tomorrow that will focus on the individual players’ stats.

Minus-5

Turnover margin for Virginia, which is 14th in the ACC.

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Minus-1

Turnover margin for Georgia Tech, which is ninth in the ACC.

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5

Yards per play for Virginia’s offense, which is 11th in the ACC.

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6.1

Yards per play for Georgia Tech’s offense, which is seventh in the ACC.

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11.1

Yards per completion for Virginia, which is 12th in the ACC.

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18.3

Yards per completion for Georgia Tech, which is No. 1 in the ACC.

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20

In offensive efficiency is Georgia Tech, according to footballoutsiders.com.

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24.3

Points per game averaged by Virginia’s offense, which is the 10th in the ACC.

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26.3

Points per game averaged by Georgia Tech’s offense, which is ninth in the ACC.

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24.6

Points per game averaged by Georgia Tech’s opponents, which is eighth in the ACC.

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32.2

Points per game averaged by Virginia’s opponents, which is 12th in the ACC.

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35.6

Percent conversion rate on third down for Virginia, which is 13th in the ACC.

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43.6

Percent conversion rate on third down for Georgia Tech, which is fifth in the ACC.

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43.9

Percent conversion rate on third down for Virginia’s opponents, which is 13th in the ACC.

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50

Percent conversion rate on third down for Georgia Tech’s opponents, which is 14th in the ACC.

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81

Is Virginia in defensive efficiency, according to footballoutisders.com.

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99

Is Virginia in offensive efficiency, according to footballoutsiders.com.

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106.6

Rushing yards per game for Virginia, which is 14th in the ACC.

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111

Is Georgia Tech in defensive efficiency, according to footballoutisders.com.

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153.8

Rushing yards per game for Georgia Tech’s opponents, which is 11th in the ACC.

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179.2

Rushing yards per game for Virginia’s opponents, which is 12th in the ACC.

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238.1

Passing yards per game for Georgia Tech’s opponents, which is 10th in the ACC.

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251.3

Passing yards per game for Virginia, which is ninth in the ACC.

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258.1

Rushing yards per game for Georgia Tech, which is second in the ACC.

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266.7

Passing yards per game for Virginia’s opponents, which is 12th in the ACC.

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357.9

Yards per game averaged by Virginia’s offense, which is 12th in the ACC.

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371.9

Yards in offense averaged by Georgia Tech, which is 11th in the ACC.

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391.9

Yards per game averaged by Georgia Tech’s opponents, which is 10th in the ACC.

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445.9

Yards per game averaged by Virginia’s opponents, which is 12th in the ACC.


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