Georgia at Notre Dame College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Notre Dame Stadium
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Notre Dame Stadium is the venue for the game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Notre Dame as 6.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 51.5. The Fighting Irish are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Bulldogs are 1-0-0 ATS and their over/under record is 0-1-0.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Bulldogs are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
09/03/17 DB Aaron Davis Hamstring injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
09/03/17 QB Jacob Eason Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
09/03/17 CB Malkom Parrish Foot doubtful Saturday vs. Notre Dame
09/03/17 OL Solomon Kindley Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
09/02/17 DL Elijah Taylor Foot "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
08/31/17 S Alohi Gilman Eligibility out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Bulldogs have run for 221 yards as a unit, which ranks 46th in the nation. They've run 44 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 8 times for 46 yards so far this year, which has them 34th in the country in penalties. They are 62nd in Division 1 in points scored with 31. They have run 64 plays this year for 368 yards, which ranks them 105th in the nation in total offense. The Bulldogs average 5.8 yards per play, which is 58th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 18 1st downs this season, ranking them 87th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Fromm has completed 10 throws while attempting 15 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. He has passed for 143 yards this year. He averages 10.9 adjusted yards per throw and 9.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 168.7.
The Bulldogs rush defense has given up 32 attempts for 136 yards this season, putting them in 71st place in the country against the run. They have had 11 penalties for 105 yards on defense this year. That places them 117th in Division 1. Georgia is 29th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 10. They have given up a total of 284 yards on D, which is 46th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 44th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opponent offenses have completed 21 throws on 32 attempts against the Georgia Bulldogs defense this season, ranking them 75th and 65th in the country. The Georgia pass defense has also surrendered a total of 148 yards in the air, which is 38th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Bulldogs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 219 yards on 5 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 42nd in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia is 42nd in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 6 punt return yards and average 3 yards per return, which is 75th in D-1. They have returned 2 kicks for 42 yards on special teams, which puts them 78th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 21 yards per kick return and they are 91st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 416.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Fighting Irish are 34th in Division 1 in points scored with 49. They have run 74 plays this season for 606 yards, which ranks them 93rd in the nation in total offense. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish average 8.2 yards per play, which is 18th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this year, placing them 37th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Notre Dame has run for 422 yards as a team, which ranks 6th in the country. They've run 44 times, averaging 9.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Fighting Irish have been penalized on offense 4 times for 20 yards so far this season, which has them 101st in the nation in penalties. Brandon Wimbush has thrown for 184 yards this season. He has completed 17 passes on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 123.5. He averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 6 adjusted yards per throw.
Notre Dame is 45th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 16. They have surrendered a total of 330 yards on D, which is 53rd in Division 1. The Fighting Irish are ranked 51st in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 19 passes on 35 attempts against the Notre Dame defense this season, placing them 63rd and 79th in the country. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish pass defense has also given up a total of 245 yards through the air, which is 79th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 37 attempts for 85 yards this year, putting them in 44th place in D-1 against the run. The Fighting Irish have committed 6 penalties for 42 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 41st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Notre Dame has returned 2 kicks for 48 yards on special teams, ranking 70th in kick return yardage. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish average 24 yards per kick return and they are 26th in the country in all-purpose yards with 654. Notre Dame kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 104 yards on 2 punts, averaging 52 yards per punt. That places them 5th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Fighting Irish college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bulldogs 6.5
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