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LSU vs Georgia: SEC Title Game Odds

The LSU Tigers have already done enough to earn a trip to the BCS National Championship Game, but with a win over the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC Championship Game in the Georgia Dome they could finish up their undefeated regular season and win the conference title.

LSU is 12-0 SU and 9-3 ATS this season, while Georgia is 10-0 SU and 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games after losing its first two of the season.

Rueben Randle had nine catches for 134 yards in LSU’s 41-17 win over Arkansas.

The Tigers are 12-0 so far on the season, and 9-3 ATS vs. the number. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 10-2 and 8-4 ATS. Over under bettors have seen LSU go 6-5-1 and the Bulldogs go 5-7 on the totals.

View Georgia vs LSU Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Tigers sat as 10-point favorites but it has been bet up to -13 at most shops, such as Bovada. The total, meanwhile, sat at 46 late Friday at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 2 (Tigers) and the No. 3 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 53-41 result in favor of the Tigers is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up LSU's No. 13-ranked offense (38.2 PPG) against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 10 at 17.8 PPG. The Tigers passing attack has averaged 171 yards per game, less than the Bulldogs give up through the air (176.3 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bulldogs feature the league's No. 4-rated road run defense, allowing 87.2 yards per game. LSU, meanwhile, ranks No. 24 in rushing offense at home.

Georgia was a 31-17 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Georgia Tech. They covered the 4.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (48) made winners of UNDER bettors.

LSU won its last outing, a 41-17 result against Arkansas on November 25. LSU covered in that game as a 11.5-point favorite, while the 58 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 10-0
When an underdog on the road are 4-6

LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing in December are 9-1
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When favored at home are 10-0

A few Bulldogs at Tigers trends to consider:
Georgia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia's last 5 games when playing LSU
LSU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LSU's last 5 games when playing Georgia

 

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