Georgia Bulldogs vs Alabama Crimson Tide Prediction, 10/17/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Location: Bryant-Denny Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia (+7.5)
Bryant-Denny Stadium is the venue where Mac Jones and the Alabama Crimson Tide (3-0) will take on the Georgia Bulldogs (3-0) on Saturday. Georgia opens this game as 7.5-point dogs. The over/under has been set at 57.5.
In the last game they played, the Georgia Bulldogs took the field against the Tennessee Volunteers and went home with the win by a score of 44-21. Kendall Milton led the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 11 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 56 yards on 8 carries which meant he averaged 7.0 yards per carry. Kearis Jackson was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 91 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 22.8 yards per catch for that contest. Stetson Bennett went 16/27 with 238 yards by way of passing and added 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Georgia Bulldogs hold an average of 36 PPG. As a unit they are averaging 182 yards via the ground game which is 27th in D-1. The Bulldogs have tallied 1,290 total yards for the year. In terms of notching touchdowns, Georgia has compiled 5 touchdowns via the pass and 5 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to passing yards, the Bulldogs have allowed 595 yds which puts them in 28th in college football. Overall, they have given up 236.7 yards per outing ranking them 13th in the country. The Bulldogs are sitting in 17th in D-1 in terms of team defense, giving up 12.3 PPG. They are giving up 1.5 yards per running attempt and 38.3 rushing yards per game so far this season. In their 3 games played, they have allowed 198.3 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 55.6%. During the season, they have allowed 115 rushing yards through 3 contests.
For his career, Bennett has thrown for 949 yds with 7 TD's and 1 interception. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has taken off and run 16 different times totaling 39 yards. He has a quarterback rating of 156.6 with a TD rate of 6.3% and an interception percentage of 0.9%. He is passing for 135.6 yds per game. Stetson Bennett has connected on 73 of his career 111 passes for a completion percentage of 65.8%.
In their last contest, the Alabama Crimson Tide took the field against the Ole Miss Rebels and left there with a win by a score of 63-48. Mac Jones went 28/32 with 417 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Najee Harris paced the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 39 yards and he tallied 5 touchdowns for this outing. He ran for 206 yards on 23 carries which meant he was running for 9.0 yards per carry. DeVonta Smith was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 164 yards on 13 receptions. He averaged 12.6 yards per catch for that contest.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Crimson Tide sit 1st in college football by tallying 51.0 points per contest. For the season thus far, the Crimson Tide have racked up 1,155 passing yards along with holding an average of 385.0 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 2nd in the country. They are averaging 175.3 run yards per game and have run for 526 yards for the season. The Alabama Crimson Tide have an average of 560.3 yards per game which is good for 3rd in the nation. Alabama has conceded a total of 452 rushing yards (150.7 yards per outing) and 5 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. The Crimson Tide are giving up 30.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 55th in Division 1. This year, they have allowed 91 points. They have conceded 6 touchdowns through the air and 322.3 yards per contest, which has them sitting 82nd in the nation.
Jones has thrown for 23 TD's compared to 4 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 9.7% and his interception percentage is 1.7%. He has scampered for 31 yards on 25 attempts. He is averaging 136.4 yards per contest through the air with a 196.2 quarterback rating. During the 20 games in his college career, Mac Jones has completed 168 of 237 tries for 2,727 yds.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Crimson Tide college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Crimson Tide -7.5
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