Georgia Bulldogs vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 10/1/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Location: Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field in Columbia, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (+28)
Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field is where the Missouri Tigers (2-2) will attempt to beat the Georgia Bulldogs (4-0) on Saturday. Georgia opens this game as 28-point favorites. The total is set at 56.
The Georgia Bulldogs step onto the field holding a record of 4-0 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Bulldogs faced off with the Kent State Golden Flashes and walked away with a win by a score of 39-22. Stetson Bennett went 27/36 with 272 yards passing. He had a quarterback rating of 132.9 and finished the game with 1 interception. Brock Bowers led the offense in rushing for the Bulldogs with 2 carries for 77 yards (38.5 yards per carry). When all was said and done, they ran 77 plays which totaled 529 yards. The Georgia Bulldogs ended up running the ball 41 different times and amassed 257 yds, which earned them an average of 6.3 yds per carry. On the ground, the Bulldogs gave up 93 yds on 30 attempts, which is 3.1 yds per rush allowed. Georgia surrendered 15 completions on 22 tries for 188 yds, and a completion rate of 68.2%.
When it comes to scoring, the Georgia Bulldogs are sitting at 42.3 points per outing. As a unit they have an average of 181.0 yards on the ground ranking them 49th in Division 1. The Bulldogs have earned 2,126 yards in total over the course of this season. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Georgia has earned 7 touchdowns via the pass and 13 rushing touchdowns. Georgia has 110 first downs as a unit, and they have committed 16 infractions for 145 yards. They have surrendered the ball 3 different times.
When talking about passing yards, the Bulldogs are giving up 684 yards which puts them in 23rd in Division 1. They have surrendered 171.0 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 59.7%. Over the course of this season, they have surrendered 257.0 yards per outing ranking them 11th in Division 1. They have surrendered 2 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 1 touchdown via the ground game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.2 yards per rush and 86.0 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. Overall, they have allowed 344 yards via the ground game in 4 games. The Bulldogs rank 5th in college football regarding the opposition scoring, giving up 8.0 points per game.
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The Tigers head into this game 2-2 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Tigers walked away with a loss by a score of 17-14 when they faced the Auburn Tigers. Brady Cook ended the contest with 179 yds on 14/24 through the air while his quarterback rating was 112.7. He threw 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 7.5. Nathaniel Peat carried the ball 20 times for 110 yards, finishing the contest with 5.5 yds per carry for Missouri. The Tigers finished with a total of 312 yds and they ran 63 plays (5.0 yds per play). Missouri ran the ball for 3.4 yards per attempt, totaling 133 yds on 39 carries. Missouri conceded 45 running attempts for 82 yards (1.8 yards per carry). The Tigers secondary gave up a completion rate of 66.7%, surrendering 135 yards on 14 for 21 passing.
The Missouri Tigers are averaging 394.8 yards/outing, which ranks them 78th in Division 1. The Missouri offense has compiled 276 penalty yds on 34 violations, which has them ranked 13th in the country in terms of helping out the other team. For the season so far, the Tigers have earned 839 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 209.8 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 95th in Division 1. In relation to their scoring prowess, the Tigers are sitting 87th in college football holding an average of 28.0 points per outing.
The Tigers are conceding 24.5 PPG, which has them 68th in Division 1. Missouri has yielded a total of 434 yards on the ground (108.5 yards per game) in addition to 6 touchdowns via the rush this year. Overall, they have relinquished 98 total points. They have surrendered 4 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 192.8 yards/game, which has them ranked 34th in Division 1. The Tigers defense has been on the field for 256 plays, which ranks them 47th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -28
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