Clemson takes on Georgia Week 1 Odds
Saturday's first clash of ranked teams has No. 16 Clemson taking on No. 12 Georgia at Sanford Stadium, with the Bulldogs looking to improve on their weak ATS betting results from last season as they get their 2014 campaign underway.
The Bulldogs were just 3-8-2 ATS last season, but they were a friend to OVER bettors with a 9-4 record on the OVER/UNDER in their 13 games. Clemson was also an OVER play at 8-5 on the OVER/UNDER last season, while they barely broke .500 ATS with a 7-5 mark.
The UNDER is 6-1 past seven games when Clemson is a road dog and the UNDER has also prevailed at an 8-2 clip the past 10 Clemson games vs SEC teams. Georgia meanwhile is 24-4 SU in its past 28 games as home chalk and 12-4 ATS vs ACC teams since 2002.
Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 46-37 win for the Tigers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Clemson Tigers have seen them go 11-2 and 7-6 ATS so far this season, while the Georgia Bulldogs are at 8-5 and 3-8-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 9-4, while the Tigers are 8-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Georgia vs Clemson injuries news.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 27-rated Georgia Bulldogs and the No. 11-ranked Clemson Tigers, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.
How Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Georgia Bulldogs No. 21-ranked offense (36.69 PPG) against a Clemson Tigers defense that ranks No. 24 at 22.15 PPG. The Georgia Bulldogs passing attack has averaged 314.23 yards per game, more than the Clemson Tigers give up through the air (201 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Clemson Tigers own the league's No. 23-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 125.5 yards per game when on the road. Georgia, on the other hand, rates No. 39 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Clemson was a 40-35 winner on the road against Ohio State. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (75) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In Clemson's last outing, Tajh Boyd threw for 378 yards to lead the Tigers over Ohio State 40-35 at Sun Life Stadium.
Last time out for Georgia, they were a 24-19 loser as they battled Nebraska at home. Georgia failed to cover in the match as a 8.5-point favorite, while 43 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Hutson Mason led the way last time out for the Bulldogs, connecting for 320 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 24-19 loss to the Bulldogs at EverBank Field.
Next Betting Matchups
Clemson home to S. Carolina St, Saturday, September 6th
Georgia at South Carolina, Saturday, September 13th