Georgia vs Clemson Preview and Pick
Clemson capped last season by knocking off SEC power LSU. Beating another in Georgia would be a huge boost to the Tigers, who are sleeper national title contenders.
Clemson has won three of its last five against the SEC. The Tigers opened as small favorites, but Georgia is now the favorite. This will be only the third time under coach Dabo Swinney that the Tigers are home underdogs.
They are also 8-0 SU and 7-1 ATS in their past 8 games as a road favorite. But Clemson is a nasty underdog, going 21-9 ATS in 30 recent games in that role.
They’re 0-2 against the spread in the two previous situations. With both teams featuring senior quarterbacks and explosive offenses, a high-scoring game is expected. The total was sitting at 72.5 over the weekend.
Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Tigers sat as 2-point favorites, according to SportBet. The total, meanwhile, was 71.5 at Bovada earlier, watch for line moves on this huge matchup.
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in August are 4-1
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing in August are 0-4
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few Bulldogs at Tigers trends to consider:
Georgia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Georgia is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia's last 7 games on the road
Clemson is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Clemson is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Clemson's last 7 games
Georgia home to South Carolina, Saturday, September 7
Clemson home to S. Carolina St, Saturday, September 7