Tennessee Volunteers vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 11/5/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tennessee Volunteers vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Sanford Stadium in Athens, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Bulldogs (-9)
The Georgia Bulldogs (8-0) will compete against the Tennessee Volunteers (8-0) at Sanford Stadium on Saturday. Georgia opens this game as 9-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under has been set at 65.
The Tennessee Volunteers step onto the field holding a record of 8-0 for this year. In their last contest, the Volunteers played the Kentucky Wildcats and notched a win by a score of 44-6. Hendon Hooker finished 19/25 with 245 yds through the air and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 197.9 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. Jabari Small led the offense in rushing for the Volunteers with 21 totes for 78 yards (3.7 yds per carry). The Tennessee Volunteers ended up rushing 40 times and amassed 177 yds, which came out to an average of 4.4 yards per attempt. In all, they ran 65 plays which converted into 422 yards. Tennessee relinquished 16 pass completions on 27 attempts for 98 yds, and a completion percentage of 59.3%. Against the run, the Volunteers gave up 107 yards on 36 attempts, which is an average of 3.0 yards per run allowed.
The Volunteers have earned 4,424 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Tennessee has amassed 26 touchdowns through the air and 26 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the ball 8 times. Tennessee has a total of 209 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 67 penalties for 591 yds. Offensively they maintain an average of 199.6 yards in the run game which ranks them 25th in the nation. When talking about scoring, the Tennessee Volunteers have an average of 49.4 PPG.
The Volunteers are sitting in 26th in college football when it comes to team defense, giving up 21.0 points per game. They are allowing an average of 2.9 yards per run and 93.0 yards on the ground per game on the year. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 744 running yards through 8 contests. When talking about passing yards, the Volunteers have conceded 2,406 yards which puts them in 125th in the nation. They are giving up 300.8 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.2%. Over the course of this season, they are giving up 393.8 yards per contest which puts them 82nd in D-1. They have yielded 10 touchdowns by air in addition to 10 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Bulldogs head into this game 8-0 for this season. In their last game, the Bulldogs walked away with a victory by a final of 42-20 against the Florida Gators. Daijun Edwards carried the ball 12 times for 106 yds, finishing the game with 8.8 yds per carry for Georgia. Stetson Bennett (2 TDs) ended the game with 316 yds on 19/38 passing while his quarterback rating was 126.7. He had 2 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 8.3. Georgia allowed 34 running attempts for 100 yds (2.9 yards per rush). The Bulldogs secondary gave up a completion percentage of 48.6%, relinquishing 271 yds on 18 for 37 passing. The Bulldogs finished the game with 555 yards while running 78 plays (7.1 yds per play). Georgia ran for 6.0 yards per carry, finishing with 239 yds on 40 carries.
The Georgia Bulldogs hold an average of 530.1 yards/game, ranking them 2nd in Division 1. The Georgia offense has totaled 314 penalty yards on 32 infractions, which ranks them 127th in college football in terms of hurting your team. During this campaign to this point, the Bulldogs have thrown for 2,625 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 328.1 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 8th in D-1. In relation to how much they score, the Bulldogs are sitting 6th in the country maintaining an average of 41.8 points per game.
Georgia has surrendered a total of 684 rushing yards (85.5 yards/game) as well as 2 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. They have allowed 5 touchdowns through the air and 177.1 yards/game, which puts them in 13th in Division 1. The Bulldogs defense has been on the field for 461 plays, which has them ranked 8th in the nation. The Bulldogs are allowing 10.5 points per contest, which puts them 2nd in the country. In total, they have allowed 84 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Volunteers/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Volunteers +9
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