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Notre Dame 30, Georgia Tech 22: A magnificent effort from the Irish defense

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Georgia Tech @ Notre Dame

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Top Plays

Play Number

Offense

Down-Distance-Spot

Quarter

Play Description

Home Team Win Probability Before Play

Home Team Win Probability Added

19

Notre Dame

3-20-46

1

DeShone Kizer Pass to Will Fuller for 46, TOUCHDOWN

0.550

0.183

87

Notre Dame

2-1-61

2

DeShone Kizer Pass to Alizé Jones for 6

0.810

-0.144

98

Georgia Tech

1-10-63

3

Justin Thomas Rush for -2, FUMBLE

0.717

0.139

62

Georgia Tech

2-5-58

2

Broderick Snoddy Rush for 48, FIRST DOWN

0.743

-0.136

71

Notre Dame

3-7-68

2

DeShone Kizer Pass to Will Fuller for 36, FIRST DOWN

0.541

0.135

Notre Dame 30, Georgia Tech 22

Confused? Visit the Advanced Stats glossary here.

Basics Georgia Tech Notre Dame Nat'l Avg
Total Plays 74 62
Close Rate (non-garbage time) 90.4%
Avg Starting FP 31.3 33.2 29.6
Possessions 14 14
Scoring Opportunities*
6 6
Points Per Opportunity 3.50 5.17 4.82
Leverage Rate** 62.3% 72.6% 68.7%
Close S&P*** 0.484 0.671 0.587
* A scoring opportunity occurs when an offense gets a first down inside the opponent's 40 (or scores from outside the 40).
** Leverage Rate = Standard Downs / (Standard Downs + Passing Downs)
*** When using IsoPPP, the S&P formula is (0.8*Success Rate) + (0.2*IsoPPP)
EqPts (what's this?) Georgia Tech Notre Dame
Total 30.3 42.7
Rushing 18.7 21.4
Passing 11.6 21.2
Success Rate (what's this?) Georgia Tech Notre Dame Nat'l Avg
All (close) 31.2% 48.4% 41.8%
Rushing (close) 31.7% 51.6% 42.8%
Passing (close) 30.0% 45.2% 40.7%
Standard Downs 44.7% 53.3% 47.3%
Passing Downs 8.7% 35.3% 29.8%
IsoPPP (what's this?) Georgia Tech Notre Dame Nat'l Avg
All (close) 1.17 1.42 1.26
Rushing (close) 1.11 1.34 1.06
Passing (close) 1.31 1.52 1.49
Standard Downs 1.19 0.82 1.10
Passing Downs 1.08 3.82 1.81
Line Stats Georgia Tech Notre Dame Nat'l Avg
Line Yards/Carry (what's this?) 1.93 3.27 2.83
Std. Downs Sack Rt. 0.0% 0.0% 4.7%
Pass. Downs Sack Rt. 8.3% 7.7% 6.6%
Turnovers Georgia Tech Notre Dame
Turnovers 1 2
Turnover Points (what's this?) 4.1 10.4
Turnover Margin Georgia Tech +1
Exp. TO Margin Notre Dame +1.9
TO Luck (Margin vs. Exp. Margin) Georgia Tech +2.9
TO Points Margin Georgia Tech +6.3 points
Situational Georgia Tech Notre Dame
Q1 S&P 0.400 0.631
Q2 S&P 0.562 0.663
Q3 S&P 0.515 0.637
Q4 S&P 0.553 0.840
1st Down S&P 0.524 0.701
2nd Down S&P 0.563 0.569
3rd Down S&P 0.600 0.727
Projected Scoring Margin: Notre Dame by 6.1
Actual Scoring Margin: Notre Dame by 8

Kudos, Irish. I was (and still am) high on Georgia Tech, and you rendered then less efficient than I thought anybody could. A 32% rushing success rate? Yeah, Tech's not winning many games like that. (And, in reverse, kudos to Tech for staying within 8 points with no efficiency.)