Georgia Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Odds
Commonwealth Stadium will feature Wildcats vs. Bulldogs on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 8 SEC betting action.
The Wildcats currently sports a record of 1-6, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-6 ATS. The Bulldogs are 5-1 and 2-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wildcats post a 5-2 over under record this season, while the Bulldogs have gone 5-1 against the number.
Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Bulldogs listed as 27-point favorites earlier this week at . Meanwhile, the over under line was 58 Friday at .
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Wildcats, currently No. 87 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 70 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 46-15 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kentucky's No. 114-ranked offense, averaging 18.6 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 52 this week at 24.2 PPG. The Wildcats aerial game is averaging 199.6 yards per game, less than the Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 212.3 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Bulldogs own the league's No. 66-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 166 yards per game when on the road. Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 111 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Georgia lost its last outing, a 35-7 result against South Carolina on October 6. Georgia failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 42 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Georgia didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Gamecocks as South Carolina blasted them 35-7 in Week 6 action.
In their last action, Kentucky was a 49-7 loser on the road against Arkansas. They failed to cover the 17-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (56) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Kentucky was hammered in its last outing, as Arkansas ran up a 49-7 score against them at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 8-2
Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 2-8
A few Bulldogs at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Georgia's last 8 games
Georgia is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing Kentucky
Georgia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Kentucky
Georgia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky's last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kentucky's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kentucky's last 9 games at home
Kentucky is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Georgia
Georgia home to Florida, Saturday, October 27
Kentucky at Missouri, Saturday, October 27