Florida Gators vs Georgia Bulldogs (UGA -3.5, O/U 52.5)
An SEC East showdown between two top-10 teams is set to take place Saturday as the fifth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs will square off with the eighth-ranked Florida Gators.
Dan Mullen and the Gators enter the matchup with the SEC’s second-highest scoring offense, averaging 42.0 points per game. Kirby Smart and the Bulldogs will attempt to slow down Florida’s high-powered offense with their SEC-best defense that is allowing just 16.2 points per game this season. It’s going to be a battle of strengths in this ever-important SEC matchup, and Vegas is anticipating a tight matchup. The Bulldogs are currently listed as 3.5-point favorites over Mullen’s Gators.
Despite a tight spread in this SEC East showdown, our model is predicting Georgia will win by nearly 10 points on Saturday, projecting a final score of 32.4-22.5 in favor of the Bulldogs. With a near double-digit victory projected and the spread sitting at 3.5 points, we have a sizable edge on Georgia against the spread. Our model suggests a $126 wager on GEORGIA -3.5 for an average $100 bettor.
Prediction Machine’s NCAAF picks are 106-97 ATS (52.2%) and 118-72 on O/Us (62.1%) in 2020, profiting +26.04 units, or $2,604 for an average $100 bettor. Head over to predictionmachine.com to sign up for a free trial and get access to every NCAAF projection.
Why will Georgia cover the spread?
Florida vs Georgia: How to bet the total
This matchup currently features an OVER/UNDER of 52.5 points. Prediction Machine’s projected score totals 54.9 points (32.4-22.5), giving us a decent edge on the OVER in this one. Our model suggests a $57 wager on OVER 52.5 for an average $100 bettor.
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