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Auburn Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Betting Analysis and Predictions

The Auburn Tigers will travel to Sanford Stadium on Saturday afternoon to take on the second-ranked Georgia Bulldogs in an SEC matchup.

Both teams have been playing well throughout the season, but this will be an interesting matchup. Let’s dive into the Auburn vs Georgia betting analysis to determine where we should be placing our wagers.

Auburn and Georgia Previous Records

The Auburn Tigers are sitting at 3-2 (1-1) so far this season and are coming off of a 21-17 home loss against the LSU Tigers last week.

The Bulldogs are a perfect 5-0 (2-0) and went on the road last week to defeat the Missouri Tigers. 

Matchup Information

  • Date: Saturday, October 8
  • Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • Stadium: Sanford Stadium 
  • How to watch: CBS

Auburn Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Betting Analysis

The Auburn vs Georgia betting analysis has shown that there is a bit of a difference between these programs. Both teams are needing to win here in a conference game so let’s figure out how different these teams actually are. 

Auburn Tigers

The Auburn predictions are going to be looking like people will be against them as they have back-to-back and three-of-four ranked programs heading into this game.

This offense has been doing decently well as they are averaging 22.4 points per game thus far and are leaning on the running game.

Junior running back Tank Bigsby has been doing well as he has 69 carries for 326 yards (4.7 yards per rushing attempt) with four rushing touchdowns as well as 13 catches for 87 yards (6.7 yards per reception). 

Auburn’s Defense

On the defensive side of things, they are actually doing pretty well as they are allowing 21.6 points per game on 331.8 yards.

They have been struggling as they are giving up 193.6 passing yards per game. Their defense has been struggling to force turnovers as they have 16 pass deflections and just a singular interception throughout the season thus far.     

Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia standings have them leading the SEC with their dominance, but they have been doing well. They are dominating as they are scoring 39 points on 521.4 yards per game.

They have been typically viewed as a running team, but senior quarterback Stetson Bennett has been doing extremely well and looking to be in contention for the Heisman Trophy. He completed 69.5 percent of his passes for 1,536 yards with five touchdowns to one interception. 

Georgia’s Defense

The Georgia Bulldogs defense has been one of their biggest strengths as they are giving up 10.8 points on 264.4 total yards per game.

They have been dominating against the opposing rushing attack as they are 12th in the sport, with 89.2 rushing yards allowed per game.

Biggest Positive Fact

Their biggest positive is the fact they will force the Tigers to pass the ball, and they have six total interceptions with 15 pass deflections as well.

They have been doing extremely well throughout the season defensively and need to step up even more if they want to win, as they are giving up 22 points per game in their last two games.   

Auburn vs. Georgia Betting Preview

When diving into this game as it has jumped from opening at around 13.5 points to now being at 29 points, favored by the Georgia Bulldogs.

Now that we have the Auburn vs Georgia betting analysis, we can figure out which side we want to back here. 

Auburn Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Betting Prediction

The Bulldogs’ bread and butter is their defense, and although they are giving up more points lately, they should be able to steamroll this Tigers team.

Who to Bet On?

The special teams unit are typically overlooked in these types of articles, but Auburn is 5-for-7 on field goal attempts while Georgia is combining for 13-for-14, including 13-for-13 on field goals under 50 yards.

Another critical number to look at is the third down conversions; the Tigers are currently 22-of-65 (33.85 percent), while the Bulldogs are 30-of-57 (52.63 percent) up to this point of the season.

After diving into the college football stats for this game, go with the Georgia Bulldogs to cover the lofty spread here. 

NCAAF Pick: Bulldogs -29.5 (-110)

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