The recent ups and mostly downs of the Hokies' offensive production.
The battle in the trenches and tackles for loss could determine who leaves Lane Stadium with the Commonwealth Cup.
Virginia Tech holds a statistical advantage in the trenches over Wake Forest, so turnover margin could determine Saturday's game.
If Virginia Tech can keep Duke in check on 3rd- and 4th-and-short, the Hokies could pull the upset.
Boston College's average third down distance is the stat that might make or break the Hokies this week.
Average third down distance for Pitt could mean the difference between a win and loss for the Hokies.
How do the Hokies stack up nationally, midseason and how do the trends project they'll finish.
Virginia Tech's points-per-red-zone-trip is the statistic to focus on this week.
Tackles for loss could predict this week's outcome.
Georgia Tech's yards per carry will determine a Bees win or loss in Blacksburg.