TCU Horned Frogs vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 1/9/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Monday, January 9, 2023
Location: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Bulldogs (-13.5)
SoFi Stadium is the location where the Georgia Bulldogs (14-0) will try to defeat the TCU Horned Frogs (13-1) on Monday, January 9, 2023 in the CFP Championship Game. Georgia is 13.5-point favorites. The total is 62.
The TCU Horned Frogs come into this matchup with a record of 13-1 for this year. In their last matchup, the Horned Frogs took on the Michigan Wolverines and went home with a win by a final score of 51-45. Max Duggan connected on 14/29 with 225 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rate of 122.4 and finished the contest with 2 picks. Emari Demercado was the rushing leader for the Horned Frogs with 17 carries for 150 yds (8.8 yards per carry). The TCU Horned Frogs ran the rock 41 different times and recorded 263 yards, which had them averaging 6.4 yds per attempt. At the end of the game, they ran 70 plays which gave them 488 yds. TCU allowed 21 completions on 35 attempts for a total of 342 yards, and a completion rate of 60.0%. When it came to stopping the run, the Horned Frogs conceded 186 yds on 40 tries, which averages out to 4.7 yards per run surrendered.
The Horned Frogs have tallied 6,637 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, TCU has amassed 34 passing touchdowns and 36 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 13 different times. TCU has a total of 308 1st downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 67 infractions for 694 yds. As a unit they're averaging 204.5 yards rushing ranking them 19th in the nation. In terms of putting points on the board, the TCU Horned Frogs are sitting at 41.1 points per game.
Regarding yards through the air, the Horned Frogs have allowed 3,410 yds which has them sitting in 116th in Division 1. They have allowed 243.6 yards per contest through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 54.5%. During this campaign, they have allowed 395.3 yards/contest putting them 79th in D-1. They have yielded 21 touchdowns via the pass and 24 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.1 yards per run and 151.6 rushing yards per game so far this season. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 2,122 yards via the ground game in 14 outings. The Horned Frogs rank 65th in D-1 in terms of team defense, giving up 26.4 PPG.
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The Bulldogs step onto the field holding a record of 14-0 this season. In their last game, the Bulldogs walked away with a victory by a final of 42-41 when they faced the Ohio State Buckeyes. Stetson Bennett (3 TDs) finished the contest with 398 yds on 23/34 passing while his quarterback rating was 189.2. He threw 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 11.7. Kenny McIntosh carried the football 5 times for 70 yards, finishing the contest with 14.0 yards per attempt for Georgia. Georgia ran the ball for 5.2 yds per carry, finishing with a total of 135 yards on 26 carries. The Bulldogs finished the game with a total of 533 yds while they ran 60 plays (8.9 yards per play). The Bulldogs pass defense conceded a completion rate of 67.6%, relinquishing 348 yds on 23 for 34 passing. Georgia gave up 32 run attempts for 119 yards (3.7 yards per rush).
In terms of their scoring prowess, the Bulldogs currently rank 9th in Division 1 with 39.4 points per game. Over the course of the season so far, the Bulldogs have a total of 4,102 yards through the air in addition to an average of 293.0 passing yards per game, which ranks 15th in college football. The Georgia Bulldogs hold an average of 494.9 yards/game, ranking them 8th in D-1. The Georgia offense has 643 penalty yds on 62 infractions, ranking them 109th in the nation in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Bulldogs are conceding 14.8 points per game, which has them 5th in the country. Georgia has given up a total of 1,120 rushing yards (80.0 yards per contest) in addition to 6 touchdowns rushing on the season. Overall, they have surrendered 207 points. They have surrendered 15 touchdowns through the air in addition to 224.6 yards/contest, which has them ranked 66th in college football. The Bulldogs defense has taken part in 861 plays, ranking them 66th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Horned Frogs +13.5
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