Georgia at Vanderbilt College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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Vanderbilt Stadium is the venue for the game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia as 15.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 41. The Commodores are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0. The Bulldogs are 4-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 0-5-0.
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Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 0-5-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Bulldogs are 4-1-0 against the spread
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
10/01/17 WR Michael Chigbu Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
10/01/17 LB Rashad Roundtree Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
10/01/17 LB Reggie Carter Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
10/01/17 DT Trenton Thompson Knee "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
10/01/17 FB Bailey McElwain Foot "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
10/01/17 DB Bryce Lewis Leg is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Georgia
10/01/17 CB Tre Herndon Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Georgia
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Bulldogs have run for 1,187 yards as a unit, which ranks 17th in the nation. They've run 238 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 33 times for 297 yards so far this year, which has them 33rd in the country in penalties. They are 34th in Division 1 in points scored with 165. They have run 331 plays this year for 1,935 yards, which ranks them 108th in the nation in total offense. The Bulldogs average 5.8 yards per play, which is 63rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this season, ranking them 58th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Fromm has completed 43 throws while attempting 69 passes for a completion percentage of 62.3%. He has passed for 650 yards this year. He averages 10.8 adjusted yards per throw and 9.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 172.
The Bulldogs rush defense has given up 158 attempts for 452 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the country against the run. They have had 31 penalties for 246 yards on defense this year. That places them 70th in Division 1. Georgia is 4th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 46. They have given up a total of 1,220 yards on D, which is 15th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 4th in yards per play allowed with 3.8. Opponent offenses have completed 93 throws on 163 attempts against the Georgia Bulldogs defense this season, ranking them 81st and 92nd in the country. The Georgia pass defense has also surrendered a total of 768 yards in the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Bulldogs have tried 7 field goals this year and made 6, which is 42nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Georgia Bulldogs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,022 yards on 24 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 48th in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia is 9th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 81 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 65th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 202 yards on special teams, which puts them 86th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 25 yards per kick return and they are 63rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,218.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Commodores are 100th in Division 1 in points scored with 108. They have run 277 plays this season for 1,431 yards, which ranks them 69th in the nation in total offense. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 5.2 yards per play, which is 101st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 64 1st downs this year, placing them 123rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Vanderbilt has run for 401 yards as a team, which ranks 123rd in the country. They've run 138 times, averaging 2.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Commodores have been penalized on offense 24 times for 217 yards so far this season, which has them 87th in the nation in penalties. Kyle Shurmur has thrown for 721 yards this season. He has completed 53 passes on 84 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 164.2. He averages 8.6 yards per pass attempt and 10 adjusted yards per throw.
Vanderbilt is 62nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 110. They have surrendered a total of 1,764 yards on D, which is 70th in Division 1. The Commodores are ranked 41st in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 70 passes on 133 attempts against the Vanderbilt defense this season, placing them 31st and 43rd in the country. The Vanderbilt Commodores pass defense has also given up a total of 716 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 210 attempts for 1,048 yards this year, putting them in 114th place in D-1 against the run. The Commodores have committed 31 penalties for 207 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 39th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Vanderbilt is ranked 66th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 58 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 47th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 111 yards on special teams, ranking 122nd in kick return yardage. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 19 yards per kick return and they are 121st in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,600. The Commodores have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 1, which is 126th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. Vanderbilt kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,366 yards on 35 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 106th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -15.5
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