Georgia Bulldogs vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Bulldogs (+16.5)
The Georgia Bulldogs (9-0) are traveling to Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday where they will try to beat the Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-3). Mississippi State opens as 16.5-point dogs. The betting total comes in at 54.
The Georgia Bulldogs head into this matchup 9-0 for this season. In their last contest, the Bulldogs played against the Tennessee Volunteers and went home with a win by a final score of 27-13. Stetson Bennett went 17/25 with 257 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 180.8 and walked away from the game without throwing an interception. Kenny McIntosh was the rushing leader for the Bulldogs with 10 totes for 52 yards (5.2 yds per attempt). The Georgia Bulldogs ran the ball a total of 37 different times and totaled 130 yds, earning them an average of 3.5 yards per tote. On the day, they had 62 plays which gave them a total of 387 yards. Georgia conceded 23 completions on 33 tries for 195 yards, and a completion rate of 69.7%. Against the run, the Bulldogs gave up 94 yds on 42 tries, which averages out to 2.2 yds per rush surrendered.
The Bulldogs have earned 4,628 yards in total for the season. In terms of notching touchdowns, Georgia has earned 15 passing touchdowns and 29 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 11 different times. Georgia has accrued 235 1st downs, and they have been called for 38 infractions for 374 yards. As a team they maintain an average of 194.0 yards on the ground which has them sitting 30th in the nation. In terms of putting points on the board, the Georgia Bulldogs are sitting at 40.1 points per game.
The Bulldogs rank 2nd in Division 1 concerning team defense, giving up 10.8 PPG. They are giving up 3.1 yards per rushing attempt and 86.4 rushing yards per game on the season. Overall, they have allowed 778 yards via the ground game in 9 games. In terms of yards via the pass, the Bulldogs have allowed 1,612 yards which ranks them 18th in Division 1. They are conceding 179.1 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 55.4%. During this campaign, they are granting 265.6 yards per game which has them sitting 5th in Division 1. They have allowed 5 touchdowns by air in addition to 3 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Bulldogs head into this matchup 6-3 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Bulldogs got the victory with a final of 39-33 when they faced the Auburn Tigers. Will Rogers (3 touchdowns) walked away from the contest with 357 yds on 42/59 through the air while his quarterback rating was 135.4. He had 1 pick and his Y/A was 6.1. Jo'quavious Marks carried the ball 7 times for 45 yards, walking away from the game with 6.4 yds per carry for Mississippi State. The Bulldogs finished with 370 yds while running 80 plays (4.6 yds per play). Mississippi State rushed for 0.7 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 13 yds on 18 attempts. Mississippi State relinquished 46 run attempts for 256 yards (5.6 yards per carry). The Bulldogs passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 31.8%, surrendering 75 yards on 7 for 22 passing.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Bulldogs are ranked 42nd in Division 1 maintaining an average of 32.6 points per game. During the season so far, the Bulldogs currently have a total of 2,930 passing yards as well as an average of 325.6 throwing yards per contest, putting them at 8th in college football. The Mississippi State Bulldogs have an average of 406.2 yards per contest, which is good for 61st in D-1. The Mississippi State offense has compiled 632 yards of penalties on 63 violations, which has them ranked 36th in the nation in terms of helping out the other team.
The Bulldogs are relinquishing 24.0 points per game, which has them 48th in D-1. Mississippi State has allowed a total of 1,355 rushing yards (150.6 yards per game) and 16 touchdowns rushing on the year. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 216 points. They have allowed 10 touchdowns via the pass and 210.2 yards/outing, which has them sitting 39th in the country. The Bulldogs defense has been on the field for 601 plays, which is good for 47th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -16.5
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