Kentucky at Georgia College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Georgia Bulldogs host the Kentucky Wildcats at Sanford Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 24 point favorites. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread. The Wildcats have an ATS record of 3-7-0 while their over/under record is 5-5-0.
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Valuable Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Kentucky Wildcats are 3-7-0 against the spread
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Bulldogs are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
11/12/17 P Matt Panton Suspension is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
08/23/17 WR Dorian Baker Ankle out indefinitely
08/15/17 T Cole Mosier ACL out for season
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
11/12/17 DT DaQuan Hawkins-Muckle Back is "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
11/12/17 OL Pat Allen Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
11/04/17 LB Rashad Roundtree Concussion is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kentucky Wildcats have run for 1,685 yards as a team, which ranks 57th in college football. They've run 386 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 57 times for 445 yards so far this season, which has them 79th in the country in penalties. They are 70th in the nation in points scored with 279. They have run 635 plays this season for 3,610 yards, which ranks them 90th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wildcats average 5.7 yards per play, which is 62nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 188 1st downs this year, placing them 97th overall as an offensive unit. Stephen Johnson averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 150 passes on 239 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 136.5. He has thrown for 1,800 yards this season.
The Wildcats rush defense has allowed 323 attempts for 1,219 yards this year, putting them in 23rd place in D-1 against the run. Kentucky has committed 71 penalties for 603 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 90th in college football. They are 60th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 257. They have surrendered a total of 4,042 yards on D, which is 77th in the country. The Wildcats are ranked 79th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 241 passes on 371 attempts against the Kentucky Wildcats defense this season, placing them 123rd and 117th in Division 1. The Kentucky pass defense has also given up a total of 2,823 yards through the air, which is 122nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kentucky Wildcats have attempted 23 field goals this season and made 18, which is 8th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Kentucky Wildcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 31 for 31 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,168 yards on 51 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 49th in Division 1 in punting average. Kentucky is ranked 120th in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 104 punt return yards and average 17.3 yards per return, which is 4th in college football. They have returned 31 kicks for 730 yards on special teams, ranking 26th in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 24 yards per kick return and they are 93rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,444.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 29th in the country in points scored with 346. They have run 657 plays this year for 4,241 yards, which ranks them 109th in Division 1 in total offense. The Georgia Bulldogs average 6.5 yards per play, which is 20th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 200 1st downs this season, ranking them 76th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia has run for 2,560 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in college football. They've run 466 times, averaging 5.5 yards per rush as a unit. Georgia has been penalized on offense 67 times for 555 yards so far this year, which has them 36th in the country in penalties. Jake Fromm has passed for 1,643 yards this year. He's completed 108 throws while attempting 178 passes for a completion percentage of 60.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 163.4. He averages 10 adjusted yards per throw and 9.2 yards per pass attempt.
Georgia is 5th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 145. They have given up a total of 2,775 yards on D, which is 6th in D-1. The Bulldogs are 7th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opponent offenses have completed 173 throws on 305 attempts against the Georgia defense this season, ranking them 54th and 58th in the nation. The Georgia Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,737 yards in the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 308 attempts for 1,038 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the country against the run. The Bulldogs have had 61 penalties for 440 yards on defense this year. That places them 35th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia is 21st in the country in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 165 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 52nd in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 420 yards on special teams, which puts them 113th in kick return yardage. The Georgia Bulldogs average 25 yards per kick return and they are 52nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,826. The Bulldogs have tried 15 field goals this year and made 13, which is 41st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87%. Georgia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 43 for 43 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,819 yards on 41 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 13th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wildcats +24
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