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Georgia Tech has a chance to build on its best win of the season when it hosts Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets pulled off a 45-22 upset at North Carolina last week, entering the game as 14.5-point underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook. Pittsburgh took care of business against New Hampshire, lighting up the scoreboard in a 77-7 final. The Panthers hold a 10-5 lead in the all-time series between these teams.

Kickoff is set for noon ET. The Panthers are three-point favorites in the latest Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech odds at Caesars, while the total is set at 57.5. Before entering any Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,300 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. After going a sizzling 9-3 in Week 4, it also enters Week 5 of the 2021 season on an 81-61 run on all top-rated college football picks. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Georgia Tech vs. Pitt. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college football odds for Pitt vs. Georgia Tech:

  • Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh spread: Pittsburgh -3
  • Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh over-under: 57.5 points
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What you need to know about Georgia Tech

Everything went Georgia Tech’s way against the North Carolina Tar Heels last Saturday as the Yellow Jackets made off with a 45-22 victory. Quarterback Jeff Sims was a one-man wrecking crew for Georgia Tech, passing for one TD and 112 yards on 13 attempts in addition to rushing for three TDs and 128 yards. One of the most memorable plays of the game was Sims’ 50-yard touchdown rush in the fourth quarter.

The Yellow Jackets are averaging 29.8 points per game this season. Defensively, Georgia Tech is giving up just 18.75 points per contest, which ranks 37th in the nation. The Yellow Jackets are also 4-2 against the spread in their last six games when playing as the underdog. 

What you need to know about Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh has been outstanding on offense this season, leading the ACC in points and yards per game. The Panthers are tied with Fresno State for the FBS lead in total points (210), averaging 52.5 points per contest. Veteran quarterback Kenny Pickett has thrown a conference-best 15 touchdowns, with eight of those scores going to wide receiver Jordan Addison.

The Panthers are going to apply pressure to Georgia Tech’s offense on Saturday, as they rank fifth in the FBS with four sacks per game. There are four players on the roster who have recorded at least two sacks. Georgia Tech has scored a combined 29 points in its two losses, which will not be enough to keep up with Pickett and co.

How to make Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh picks

The model has simulated Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh 10,000 times and the results are in. The model is leaning under, and it also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine right now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the computer model that has crushed its college football picks, and find out.