Georgia Bulldogs vs Cincinnati Bearcats Prediction, 1/1/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Cincinnati Bearcats
Date: Friday, January 1, 2021
Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia (-7)
JT Daniels and the Georgia Bulldogs (7-2) are headed to Mercedes-Benz Stadium on New Year's Day where they'll take on the Cincinnati Bearcats (9-0) in the Peach Bowl. The odds on this game have Georgia as 7-point favorites. The over/under is set at 50.5.
In their last game, the Georgia Bulldogs took on the Missouri Tigers and left there with a win by a score of 49-14. JT Daniels went 16/27 with 299 yards by way of passing and added 3 TD's. He walked away with no picks. Zamir White led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 43 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for this contest. He racked up a total of 126 yards by way of 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 10.5 yards per carry. George Pickens was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 126 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 25.2 yards per reception for the game.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Georgia Bulldogs are averaging 33.2 PPG. As a unit they hold an average of 188.6 yards on the ground which ranks them 45th in the country. The Bulldogs have tallied 3,792 total yards for the year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Georgia has amassed 18 touchdowns through the air and 17 rushing touchdowns. The Bulldogs are ranked 33rd in the country regarding team defense, allowing 19.9 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 2.3 yards per run and 69.3 rushing yards per game this year. In total, they have given up 624 yards on the ground through 9 games. In terms of passing yardage, the Bulldogs have conceded 2,281 yards which has them sitting in 100th in D-1. Over the course of their 9 games played this season, they have allowed 253.4 yards per game via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 65.9%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 322.8 yards/contest which puts them 27th in D-1.
For his career, Daniels has passed for a total of 3,726 yards with 24 TD's and 12 picks. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 55 different times totaling -206 yards. He has a quarterback rating of 138.7 with a TD rate of 5.0% and an interception rate of 2.5%. He is throwing for 248.4 yds per game. JT Daniels has connected on 295 of his attempted career 478 passes for a completion percentage of 61.7%.
The last time they played, the Cincinnati Bearcats took on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and added a win to their record by a score of 27-24. Desmond Ridder went 19/29 with 269 yards via the pass and added 1 touchdown. He walked away with no picks. Desmond Ridder paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 15 yards and he notched 1 TD in this game. He rushed for 83 yards on 16 carries which meant he averaged 5.2 yards per carry. Alec Pierce led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 146 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 29.2 yards per catch for that game.
When looking at how much they score, the Bearcats are 15th in college football holding an average of 39.3 points per outing. For the year thus far, the Bearcats have a total of 2,180 yards through the air along with an average of 242.2 passing yards per game, ranking them 49th in college football. They have an average of 225.0 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 2,025 yards for the year. The Cincinnati Bearcats average 467.2 yards per game which has them ranked 19th in D-1. The Bearcats are surrendering 16.0 points per game, which has them ranked 19th in D-1. This season, they have given up 144 points. Cincinnati has conceded a total of 1,099 yards on the ground (122.1 yards per game) and 9 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. They have conceded 6 touchdowns through the air and 192.3 yards/contest, which has them ranked 33rd in the nation.
Ridder has passed for 55 touchdowns while tossing 20 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 6.3% and his interception percentage is 2.3%. He has scampered for 1,842 yds on 376 attempts. He averages 191.4 yards per contest through the air with a 140.8 quarterback rating. During the 35 contests in his career, Desmond Ridder has completed 535 of 880 tries for a total of 6,699 yards.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Bearcats NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bearcats +7
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