Auburn Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Auburn Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Sanford Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Auburn (+4.5)
Bo Nix and the Auburn Tigers (1-0) head to Sanford Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Georgia Bulldogs (1-0). Auburn opens this game as 4.5-point dogs. The total has been set at 43.
The last time they played, the Auburn Tigers took on the Kentucky Wildcats and took home the victory by a score of 29-13. Bo Nix went 16/27 with 233 yards by way of passing and completed 3 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Bo Nix led the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 13 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He scurried for 34 yards by way of 5 carries which gave him an average of 6.8 yards per run. Seth Williams was the receiving yardage leader by earning 112 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 18.7 yards per catch for that game.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the Auburn Tigers have an average of 29 points per outing. Offensively they maintain an average of 91 yards in the run game which ranks them 64th in Division 1. The Tigers have earned 324 total yards for this campaign. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Auburn has compiled 3 passing touchdowns and 1 touchdown on the ground. When talking about passing yards, the Tigers have given up 239 yds which ranks them 22nd in the nation. Over the course of this season, they are allowing 384 yards per outing putting them 45th in D-1. The Tigers sit in 21st in the nation when it comes to team defense, conceding 13 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.6 yards per rush and 145 rushing yards per game so far this season.
Bo Nix has connected on 233 of his career 404 passes for a completion percentage of 57.7% in his career. He is throwing for 198.2 yards per game. For his career, Nix has passed for 2,775 yards with 19 TD's and 6 interceptions. He has a quarterback rating of 127.9 with a touchdown rate of 4.7% and an interception percentage of 1.5%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted a run 102 times totaling 347 rushing yds.
In their last game, the Georgia Bulldogs went up against the Arkansas Razorbacks and ended up getting the win by a score of 37-10. Stetson Bennett went 20/29 with 211 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Zamir White paced the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 20 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this outing. He scurried for 71 yards via 13 carries which had him averaging 5.5 yards per tote. Kearis Jackson was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 62 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 10.3 yards per reception in this contest.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Bulldogs currently rank 23rd in the country maintaining an average of 37 PPG. Over the course of the season thus far, the Bulldogs have a total of 266 passing yards, which ranks 24th in the country. They are averaging 121 rushing yards per game. The Georgia Bulldogs hold an average of 387 yards/game which has them sitting 45th in the country. The Bulldogs are giving up 10 points per contest, which has them 16th in D-1. Georgia has surrendered a total of 77 yards rushing. They have yielded 1 touchdown through the air and 203 yards/outing, ranking them 34th in Division 1.
Daniels has thrown 15 touchdowns compared to 11 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage is 3.8% and his interception percentage is 2.8%. He averages 240.6 yds per game through the air with a 128.7 quarterback rating. In 12 contests in his career, JT Daniels has been successful on 241 of 397 attempts for 2,887 yds.
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
09/22/20 LB O.C. Brothers Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/22/20 LB Romello Height Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/18/20 LB Chandler Wooten Personal is out for season
09/18/20 LB Josh Marsh Personal is out for season
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
09/28/20 QB JT Daniels Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Auburn
09/27/20 TE Tre' McKitty Knee is questionable Saturday vs Auburn
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +4.5
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