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Georgia Tech Opens as 8 Point Favorite over Wake Forest

The Deacs will look to upset the Yellow Jackets this weekend to get to 5-2

Georgia Tech v Miami Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets opened yesterday as an 8 point favorite over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The line has since moved down to 7 points in a few different places. I would expect it to wind up at 6-6.5 by kickoff on Saturday night.

It was announced this weekend that the game will kickoff at 7:30 on ESPNU from Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field.

Georgia Tech enters the game at 3-2, but could easily be 5-0 after heartbreaking losses to Tennessee it it’s season opener and Miami on Saturday. The Hurricanes converted a ridiculous 4th and 10 with under a minute left en route to a game winning field goal to defeat the Yellow Jackets.

The Demon Deacons are fresh off a bye week and sit at 4-2 with back-to-back losses to Florida State and Clemson after a 4-0 start to the season.

The status of running back KirVonte Benson could play a big role in where the line ends up, as he is second on the team in rushing yards with 516 yards on 91 carries and 4 touchdowns. He trails only the freshman phenom quarterback TaQuan Marshall in rushing yards, who has gone for 578 yards on 118 carries.

John Wolford is listed as “probable” and will almost certainly play.