September 13, 2008

Georgia at South Carolina Pick and Preview

#2 Georgia at #25 South Carolina
Saturday, 3:30 pm Eastern – CBSSBG Global Opening Line: Georgia  -  7  ,  Total  44

 

 

Georgia is no longer the #1 ranked team in the nation, despite winning their first two games by a combined score of 101-38.  USC jumped over Georgia in the polls but the Bulldogs could easily surpass them in upcoming weeks considering they play in the tougher SEC.  Georgia opens up SEC play on Saturday at South Carolina.  “This is a different brand of athletes from what we played in the first two games,” Georgia head coach Mark Richt said. “I’m not trying to disrespect who we played, but if you look at the film there is a huge difference in the size, strength and speed of this defense compared to the first two games.”  Quarterback Matthew Stafford did not play well last year in the loss to South Carolina and will look to redeem himself on Saturday.  The Gamecocks have allowed an average of only 69.5 passing yards per game this season, best in the nation. SBG Global reports that early College Football betting has the public taking Georgia on the Road.

 

South Carolina laid an egg last week, losing to Vanderbilt as quarterback Chris Smelley threw two interceptions. “We were ready to play, we just got our tails kicked,” head coach Steve Spurrier said. “We don’t have excuses, they just beat us.”

 

Here is a look at the College Football betting stats for Saturday’s game. The Bulldogs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games on grass. The Bulldogs are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in September.

The Bulldogs are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 conference games. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings between the two teams.

SBG Global Current Line: Georgia  -  7  ,  Total  44

The Gamecocks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Gamecocks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games in September. The Gamecocks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games on grass. The Gamecocks are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Gamecocks are 1-4 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. The Gamecocks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 conference games.

 

The Over is 5-1 in the Bulldogs last 6 games on grass. The Under is 21-7 in the Bulldogs last 28 games in September. The Over is 5-2 in the Bulldogs last 7 games overall. The Over is 18-7 in the Gamecocks last 25 home games. The Under is 5-2 in the Gamecocks last 7 games on grass. The Under is 5-2-1 in the Gamecocks last 8 games overall. The Under is 11-0 in the last 11 meetings between the two teams. The Under is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings in South Carolina.

 

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