Georgia Bulldogs vs Vanderbilt Commodores Prediction, 10/14/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Bulldogs vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Location: FirstBank Stadium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Commodores (+32)
FirstBank Stadium is where the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-5) will try to beat the Georgia Bulldogs (6-0) on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Vanderbilt opens as 32-point dogs. The over/under comes in at 56.5.
The Georgia Bulldogs step onto the field holding a record of 6-0 for this season. In their last game, the Bulldogs faced off with the Kentucky Wildcats and notched a win by a score of 51-13. Carson Beck finished 28/35 with 389 yds through the air and 4 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 205.4 and ended the game with 1 pick. Daijun Edwards was the best rusher for the Bulldogs with 9 totes for 54 yds (6.0 yds per attempt). The Georgia Bulldogs ended up rushing 31 times and accounted for 173 yards, which is an average of 5.6 yds per carry. In all, they ran 73 plays which totaled 608 yards. Georgia relinquished 10 completions on 26 attempts for 128 yds, and a completion percentage of 38.5%. Against the run, the Bulldogs conceded 55 yards on 24 tries, which is an average of 2.3 yds per rush surrendered.
The Bulldogs currently have 3,014 yards in total for the season. In terms of getting in the endzone, Georgia has compiled 13 touchdowns via the pass and 16 touchdowns on the ground. They have given the ball to the opposition 7 different times. Georgia has compiled 162 first downs as a team, and they have been called for 28 infractions for 256 yds. As a team they average 152.7 yards rushing which ranks them 70th in the nation. Concerning putting points on the board, the Georgia Bulldogs have an average of 40.7 points per game.
The Bulldogs rank 10th in the country concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 13.0 PPG. They are allowing 3.7 yards per rush and 103.7 rushing yards per contest so far this year. In total, they have allowed 622 running yards through 6 games. Concerning passing yards, the Bulldogs have given up 997 yards which has them sitting in 21st in college football. They have conceded 166.2 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 53.3%. In total, they have relinquished 269.8 yards/game putting them at 11th in Division 1. They have yielded 6 touchdowns through the air and 4 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Commodores head into this matchup 2-5 for this year. In their last game, the Commodores took a defeat with a final score of 38-14 against the Florida Gators. Ken Seals (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 276 yds on 19/34 passing while his quarterback rate was 143.5. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 8.1. Sedrick Alexander ran the ball 8 times for 27 yards, ending the contest with 3.4 yds per carry for Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt ended up running for 3.5 yds per attempt, totaling 66 yards on 19 carries. The Commodores finished the game with a total of 342 yds while they ran 53 plays (6.5 yds per play). The Commodores pass defense gave up a completion rate of 82.9%, surrendering 280 yds on 34 for 41 through the air. Vanderbilt gave up 30 attempts on the ground for 215 yds (7.2 yds per carry).
The Vanderbilt Commodores average 367.3 yards per contest, which is good for 86th in Division 1. The Vanderbilt offense has totaled 311 yards of penalties on 34 violations, which ranks 63rd in Division 1 in terms of helping out the other team. They are averaging 92.9 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 650 yards overall. They have given away 8 picks while letting opponents recover 5 fumbles and they have earned 131 1st downs. In terms of their ability to score points, the Commodores currently sit 74th in college football by scoring 28.9 PPG. For the year thus far, the Commodores have a total of 1,921 yards through the air as well as an average of 274.4 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 37th in college football.
The Commodores are giving up 34.0 PPG, which has them 118th in Division 1. Vanderbilt has given up a total of 1,102 rushing yards (157.4 yards per game) as well as 10 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. This year, they have relinquished 238 pts. They have allowed 15 touchdowns through the air and 263.7 yards per game, which has them in 114th in the country. The Commodores defense has been on the field for 484 plays, which ranks 132nd in Division 1. They have tallied 2 fumbles recovered and 8 interceptions so far this year.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -32
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