NCAAF Matchup - Commodores Bulldogs Odds Preview
|Georgia Bulldogs||Vanderbilt Commodores|
Georgia had designs on playing for the national championship this season; instead, the Bulldogs have already lost twice, including last Saturday at home to Missouri. UGA will try to keep the season from becoming a total loss when it visits 3-3 Vanderbilt Saturday afternoon (12 pm ET, CBS).
After losing to the Tigers outright as seven-point favorites Saturday the Bulldogs are now 1-4-1 ATS on the season.
As of early this week Georgia, which has won the last six games in this series and eight in a row in Nashville, was favored by eight points over Vandy, which had last week off.
The Bulldogs will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-4-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Commodores are 2-4 ATS. Georgia is 6-0 against the total, while Vanderbilt is 4-2 versus the number.
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Commodores at No. 28 and the Bulldogs at No. 9 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 37-34 result in favor of the Commodores.
Georgia lost its last outing, a 41-26 result against Missouri on October 12. Georgia failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 67 combined points took the game OVER the total.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Vanderbilt's No. 43-ranked offense, averaging 33.67 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 105 this week at 33.67 PPG. The Commodores aerial game is averaging 272 yards per game, more than the Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 259.33 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Bulldogs feature the league's No. 85-rated road run defense, allowing 193 yards per game. Vanderbilt, meanwhile, ranks No. 85 in rushing offense at home.
A few Bulldogs at Commodores trends to consider:
Georgia is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Georgia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia's last 5 games
Georgia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Vanderbilt is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Vanderbilt is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games at home
Vanderbilt is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vanderbilt's last 5 games at home
Georgia at Florida, Saturday, November 2nd
Vanderbilt at Texas A&M, Saturday, October 26th