Georgia Bulldogs vs Missouri Tigers in NCAAF odds tilt
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Georgia pulled off a minor miracle in winning at Tennessee last Saturday, and after a season-opening loss has climbed back into BCS contention.
Missouri, meanwhile, is 5-0 on this season, and 4-0-1 ATS. In a key game in the SEC East the No. 7 Bulldogs and No. 25 Tigers get in on in Athens Saturday afternoon (noon ET, ESPN).
UGA, which is having trouble covering spreads, at 1-3-1 ATS, and is a little banged up, was an early 10-point favorite over Mizzou, which might have revenge on its mind after losing its first-ever SEC game last year to the Bulldogs.
The visitors opened as 10-point underdogs in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.
The game pits the Bulldogs, currently No. 6 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Tigers, who rate No. 56 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 55-40 victory for the Tigers.
In their last game, Georgia got a 129-yard performance from J.J. Green as a key part of its 34-31 win over Tennessee.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgia's No. 23-ranked offense (39.8 PPG) against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 41 at 22.4 PPG. The Bulldogs passing attack has averaged 315.2 yards per game, more than the Tigers give up through the air (291.8 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Tigers feature the league's No. 80-rated road run defense, allowing 193 yards per game. Georgia, meanwhile, ranks No. 53 in rushing offense at home.
A few Tigers at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Missouri is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Missouri is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Missouri's last 8 games
Missouri at Florida, Saturday, October 19th
Georgia at Vanderbilt, Saturday, October 19th