Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Vanderbilt Commodores take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Sanford Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 14.5 point favorites. This season the Commodores are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3-1. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
Kyle Shurmur finished with 141 yards through the air for Vanderbilt last week. He completed 17 passes out of 29 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Commodores were led in rushing by Ralph Webb, who finished with 100 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. C.J. Duncan was the team leader in receiving with a total of 51 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game Vanderbilt got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 282 yards for the game. The Commodores ran for 141 yards on 32 attempts.
Jacob Eason finished with 211 yards passing for Georgia last week. He went 17 for 28, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led on the ground by Sony Michel, who finished with 91 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Isaac Nauta led the team in receiving with 83 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Georgia had 24 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 74 total plays for 392 yards for the contest. The Bulldogs ran for 181 yards on 46 carries as a team.
Vanderbilt scores 19 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 120th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15 passes on 29 attempts for a 51.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 152.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 120th in college football. The Commodores run for an average of 147.2 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 95th in the nation. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 4.5 yards per play for an average of 299.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 126th overall this season. The Commodores average 18.2 first downs per game which ranks them 111th in the country. They accumulate 41.8 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 110th in the nation.
Vanderbilt allows 215.3 passing yards per game, ranking 47th in D-1, and they allow 23 points per contest on defense, which ranks 41st. They give up 19.2 completions on 34.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.1. The Commodores allow 176.8 rushing yards per game on 36.5 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 79th in the country. Vanderbilt allows 392.2 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 59th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 62.2 yards per game, ranking them 94th among D-1 teams.
Georgia averages 26.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 83rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.7 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 52.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 184.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 104th in Division 1. The Bulldogs run for an average of 215.8 yards per game on 44.7 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 33rd on the ground. They also run 74.7 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 400 yards per game, ranking them 78th in the country on offense. The Bulldogs get an average of 21.8 first downs per game, which ranks 54th in the nation. They average 49.7 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 87th in college football.
Georgia allows an average of 248.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 91st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 28 points per contest, which has them ranked 70th in the nation. They give up 20.2 completions on 31.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.4 per game. The Bulldogs allow 119.5 rushing yards per contest on 31.8 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 26th in the country. Georgia allows 368 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 43rd in D-1. They force 2.5 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 43.8 yards in each contest, ranking 21st in the nation.
Vanderbilt Betting Trends
Vanderbilt is 2-3-1 against the over/under this season
Vanderbilt has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Georgia Betting Trends
Georgia is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 OG Delando Crooks Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
10/09/16 LB Nigel Bowden Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
08/14/16 OT Andrew Jelks Knee out for season
08/14/16 QB Shawn Stankavage Leg out for season
09/01/16 DE Jonathan Ledbetter Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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