Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Georgia Bulldogs take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Commonwealth Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 2.5 point favorites. This season the Bulldogs are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 4-4-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
Jacob Eason finished with 143 yards through the air for Georgia last week. He completed 15 passes out of 33 attempts for a 45% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led in rushing by Nick Chubb, who finished with 20 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Terry Godwin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 57 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Georgia got a total of 8 first downs. Of those first downs, 1 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 52 total plays for 164 yards for the game. The Bulldogs ran for 21 yards on 19 attempts.
Stephen Johnson finished with 208 yards passing for Kentucky last week. He went 14 for 23, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led on the ground by Benjamin Snell, Jr., who finished with 192 yards on 38 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Jeff Badet led the team in receiving with 104 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. Kentucky had 25 first downs total. 14 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 83 total plays for 582 yards for the contest. The Wildcats ran for 377 yards on 59 carries as a team.
Georgia scores 23.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 102nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 31.6 attempts for a 53.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 199.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 97th in college football. The Bulldogs run for an average of 173.8 yards per game on 40.4 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 61st in the nation. They also run 72 plays per contest and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 373 yards per game, ranking their offense 100th overall this season. The Bulldogs average 20.3 first downs per game which ranks them 85th in the country. They accumulate 50 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, which ranks 82nd in the nation.
Georgia allows 216.4 passing yards per game, ranking 48th in D-1, and they allow 26.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 53rd. They give up 17.9 completions on 29.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.1. The Bulldogs allow 111.6 rushing yards per game on 33.8 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 15th in the country. Georgia allows 328 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 18th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 43.9 yards per game, ranking them 23rd among D-1 teams.
Kentucky averages 27.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 78th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 12.9 passes per game on 23.1 attempts for a 55.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 181.1 yards through the air per game, ranking them 106th in Division 1. The Wildcats run for an average of 223.8 yards per game on 43.9 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 30th on the ground. They also run 67 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 404.9 yards per game, ranking them 69th in the country on offense. The Wildcats get an average of 19.5 first downs per game, which ranks 102nd in the nation. They average 39.9 penalty yards per game via 4.4 penalties, ranking them 116th in college football.
Kentucky allows an average of 224.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 63rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30.9 points per contest, which has them ranked 91st in the nation. They give up 17.9 completions on 30.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 202.6 rushing yards per contest on 42.6 carries for a 4.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 93rd in the country. Kentucky allows 427.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 85th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 46 yards in each contest, ranking 27th in the nation.
Georgia Betting Trends
Georgia is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Kentucky Betting Trends
Kentucky is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Kentucky has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 WR Riley Ridley Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
10/21/16 LB De'Niro Laster Knee out for season
10/21/16 LB Kobie Walker Shoulder out for season
09/28/16 RB Mikel Horton None has left team
09/20/16 QB Drew Barker Back out indefinitely
08/28/16 DL Regie Meant Personal has left team
08/19/16 DB Darius West Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia
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