Vanderbilt at Georgia College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The Georgia Bulldogs host the Vanderbilt Commodores at Sanford Stadium on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 27.5 point favorites. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread. The Commodores have an ATS record of 3-2-0 while their over/under record is 1-4-0.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Bulldogs are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
09/28/18 WR Cam Johnson Leg is out for season
09/08/18 TE Turner Cockrell Medical is out indefinitely
08/06/18 QB Deuce Wallace Suspension is out for season
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
09/30/18 WR Tyler Simmons Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Vanderbilt
09/24/18 OL Ben Cleveland Fibula is out indefinitely
08/19/18 RB Zamir White ACL is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Vanderbilt Commodores have run for 817 yards as a team, which ranks 69th in college football. They've run 170 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Commodores have been penalized on offense 24 times for 189 yards so far this season, which has them 99th in the country in penalties. They are 70th in the nation in points scored with 138. They have run 334 plays this season for 2,072 yards, which ranks them 36th in Division 1 in total offense. The Commodores average 6.2 yards per play, which is 51st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 112 1st downs this year, placing them 41st overall as an offensive unit. Kyle Shurmur averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 7.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 99 passes on 159 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 140.9. He has thrown for 1,231 yards this season.
The Commodores rush defense has allowed 192 attempts for 772 yards this year, putting them in 74th place in D-1 against the run. Vanderbilt has committed 34 penalties for 268 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 70th in college football. They are 47th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 103. They have surrendered a total of 1,831 yards on D, which is 75th in the country. The Commodores are ranked 55th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 103 passes on 160 attempts against the Vanderbilt Commodores defense this season, placing them 107th and 87th in Division 1. The Vanderbilt pass defense has also given up a total of 1,059 yards through the air, which is 68th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Vanderbilt Commodores have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 4, which is 87th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Vanderbilt Commodores kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 715 yards on 16 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 19th in Division 1 in punting average. Vanderbilt is ranked 74th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 85 punt return yards and average 12.1 yards per return, which is 42nd in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 338 yards on special teams, ranking 19th in kick return yardage. The Commodores average 23 yards per kick return and they are 39th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,495.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 14th in the country in points scored with 216. They have run 324 plays this year for 2,320 yards, which ranks them 65th in Division 1 in total offense. The Georgia Bulldogs average 7.2 yards per play, which is 10th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 117 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia has run for 1,221 yards as a unit, which ranks 11th in college football. They've run 210 times, averaging 5.8 yards per rush as a unit. Georgia has been penalized on offense 27 times for 247 yards so far this year, which has them 80th in the country in penalties. Jake Fromm has passed for 924 yards this year. He's completed 66 throws while attempting 91 passes for a completion percentage of 72.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 186.1. He averages 11.1 adjusted yards per throw and 10.2 yards per pass attempt.
Georgia is 9th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 65. They have given up a total of 1,378 yards on D, which is 22nd in D-1. The Bulldogs are 7th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opponent offenses have completed 100 throws on 168 attempts against the Georgia defense this season, ranking them 98th and 99th in the nation. The Georgia Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 837 yards in the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 149 attempts for 541 yards this season, putting them in 34th place in the country against the run. The Bulldogs have had 19 penalties for 145 yards on defense this year. That places them 7th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia is 46th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 163 punt return yards and average 18.1 yards per return, which is 19th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 121 yards on special teams, which puts them 110th in kick return yardage. The Georgia Bulldogs average 24 yards per kick return and they are 28th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,604. The Bulldogs have tried 9 field goals this year and made 7, which is 33rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Georgia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 673 yards on 15 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Commodores/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Commodores +27.5
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