South Carolina at Georgia College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Sanford Stadium to take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 21.5 point favorites. The Gamecocks have an ATS record of 5-2-1 while their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 6-2-0 against the spread.
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Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-2-1 against the spread
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Bulldogs are 6-2-0 against the spread
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
10/29/17 WR Chad Terrell Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
10/29/17 OL Malik Young Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
10/29/17 DB Tavyn Jackson Hamstring is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
10/29/17 WR Terry Googer Head is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
10/16/17 RB Rico Dowdle Leg out indefinitely
10/08/17 TE K.C. Crosby Fibula out for season
09/25/17 LB Bryson Allen-Williams Shoulder out for season
09/16/17 WR Deebo Samuel Leg out for season
09/03/15 WR Jerad Washington Leg out for season
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
10/29/17 DT DaQuan Hawkins-Muckle Back is "?" Saturday vs. South Carolina
10/29/17 LB Natrez Patrick Suspension is OUT Saturday vs. South Carolina
10/29/17 OL Pat Allen Leg is "?" Saturday vs. South Carolina
10/29/17 LB Rashad Roundtree Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. South Carolina
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 84th in Division 1 in points scored with 210. They have run 492 plays this season for 2,763 yards, which ranks them 74th in the nation in total offense. The Gamecocks average 5.6 yards per play, which is 71st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 147 1st downs this year, placing them 103rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground South Carolina has run for 1,004 yards as a team, which ranks 104th in the country. They've run 249 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Gamecocks have been penalized on offense 38 times for 278 yards so far this season, which has them 108th in the nation in penalties. Jake Bentley has thrown for 1,759 yards this season. He has completed 148 passes on 241 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.2. He averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw.
South Carolina is 31st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 162. They have surrendered a total of 3,073 yards on D, which is 61st in Division 1. The Gamecocks are ranked 46th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 175 passes on 287 attempts against the South Carolina Gamecocks defense this season, placing them 116th and 110th in the country. The South Carolina pass defense has also given up a total of 1,959 yards through the air, which is 92nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 289 attempts for 1,114 yards this year, putting them in 41st place in D-1 against the run. The Gamecocks have committed 45 penalties for 329 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
South Carolina is ranked 64th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 107 punt return yards and average 8.9 yards per return, which is 45th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 488 yards on special teams, ranking 48th in kick return yardage. The Gamecocks average 24 yards per kick return and they are 107th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,358. The South Carolina Gamecocks have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 10, which is 57th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. South Carolina Gamecocks kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,408 yards on 32 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 24th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs have run for 2,274 yards as a team, which ranks 11th in the nation. They've run 380 times, averaging 6 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 48 times for 385 yards so far this year, which has them 73rd in the country in penalties. They are 22nd in Division 1 in points scored with 305. They have run 520 plays this year for 3,575 yards, which ranks them 111th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia Bulldogs average 6.9 yards per play, which is 13th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 162 1st downs this season, ranking them 77th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Fromm has completed 79 throws while attempting 128 passes for a completion percentage of 61.7%. He has passed for 1,263 yards this year. He averages 10.5 adjusted yards per throw and 9.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 171.9.
The Georgia Bulldogs rush defense has given up 245 attempts for 758 yards this season, putting them in 6th place in the country against the run. They have had 40 penalties for 311 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in Division 1. Georgia is 3rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 95. They have given up a total of 2,017 yards on D, which is 3rd in the nation. The Bulldogs are 3rd in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opponent offenses have completed 135 throws on 244 attempts against the Georgia defense this season, ranking them 45th and 54th in the country. The Georgia Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,259 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Bulldogs have tried 12 field goals this year and made 11, which is 38th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 92%. Georgia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 38 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,322 yards on 30 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 21st in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia is 24th in the country in punt returns with 16. They've totaled 125 punt return yards and average 7.8 yards per return, which is 58th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 268 yards on special teams, which puts them 119th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 24 yards per kick return and they are 51st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,968.
Who will win tonight's Gamecocks/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Gamecocks +21.5
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