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Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech picks and best bets for Week 3

The No. 20 Rebels head to Atlanta to face the Yellow Jackets on Saturday.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 10 Western Carolina at Georgia Tech Photo by Austin McAfee/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

We have an SEC vs. ACC showdown in A-Town on Saturday as the No. 20 Ole Miss Rebels hit the road to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at 3:30 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta and will air on ABC.

Ole Miss (2-0) blasted Central Arkansas in a 59-3 rout last week. Head coach Lane Kiffin has used the first few weeks of the season to alternate starting quarterbacks and last Saturday was Luke Altmyer, who went 6-13 for 90 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception in the victory. USC transfer Jaxson Dart took over afterwards, going 10-15 for 182 yards and two touchdowns through the air. Kiffin has remained mum on who will get the start against the Jackets and we won’t find out until game time.

Georgia Tech (1-1) got its first victory of the season last week, pulling away from Western Carolina for a 35-17 win. Running back Dontae Smith did a bulk of the heavy lifting for the Tech offense, taking 11 carries for 102 yards and three touchdowns. Meanwhile, the Jackets defense came up big with three interceptions on the afternoon.

Here’s all the data you’ll want, and a pick for the game!

SP+ Rankings

Ole Miss: 6th overall, 11th offense, 11th defense
Georgia Tech: 92nd overall, 75th offense, 107th defense

Injury update

Ole Miss

QB Luke Altmyer - Probable (Upper Body)

Georgia Tech

No new injuries to report.


Against The Spread

Ole Miss: 1-1 ATS
Georgia Tech: 0-2 ATS


Ole Miss: Over 1-1
Georgia Tech: Over 0-2

Returning/Overall Talent from 247Sports

Ole Miss: 80th overall, 108th offense, 91st defense
Georgia Tech: 118th overall, 103rd offense, 119th defense

Current lines at DraftKings Sportsbook

Spread: Ole Miss -17
Total: 63.5
Moneyline: Ole Miss -740, Georgia Tech +540

Opening line: Ole Miss -14.5
Opening total: 60


84 degrees, sunny, 8 MPH winds ESE

The Pick

Ole Miss -17

Even with the starting quarterback still unknown for this one, Ole Miss should still cruise past a Tech team that struggled early against Western Carolina last week. The focus will be on QB but don’t sleep on a pair of dynamic running backs in Quinshon Judkins and Zach Evans. Lay it with the Rebels here.

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