Namely, Clemson and Alabama are the top NCAA football betting choices to win the 2019 national championship. Owing to each program winning two of the last four natty’s its completely understandable. One other college football program rates as the potential third national powerhouse. Georgia is heralded as the most talented and capable alternative to break the code. Since Kirby Smart took over as head coach the Bulldogs have stepped up recruiting and intensity. It follows that 2017 was a near-miss in their title game loss to Alabama. UGA has been focused on a return ever since.
#3 Georgia Bulldogs Vs. Vanderbilt Commodores
|Date and Time:||Saturday, August 31, 2019, 7:30 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee|
|Georgia vs. Vanderbilt TV Coverage:||SEC Network|
Georgia Bulldogs Vs. Georgia Bulldogs Vanderbilt Overview
Starting with an NCAA football betting record of 11-3 straight up and 8-6 vs. the odds does Georgia command attention. The Bulldogs were 6-6-2 on totals in 2018. Once again, the season ended in heartbreak to Alabama for UGA. To illuminate the Bulldogs blew a second-half lead to lose in the final moments of the SEC Championship Game 35-28. Texas beat downcast UGA 28-21 in the Sugar Bowl. By contrast, Vanderbilt was a modest 6-7 straight up, 8-5 against the spread, and 4-9 under the total. Vandy lost their bowl game to Baylor 45-38.
Beast of the East
For one thing, Georgia has won the SEC East Division the past two straight seasons. Most offshore betting polls have the Bulldogs ranked third in the land. Summing up Smart toughened up what was a soft culture. Now expectations in Athens are national championship or bust. Quarterback Jake Fromm (2749 YDS, 171.2 RTG, 30 TD, 6 INT) is a big reason for the optimism. Running Back De’Andre Swift (1049 YDS, 6.4 YPC, 10 TD) is another All-American threat. Of great concern is the departure of Georgia’s top three receivers.
Mason Makes His Mark
Head coach Derek Mason has finally staked his own claim after following James Franklin. Consider that Vanderbilt has bowled in two of the last three seasons. Despite the fact that Vandy made bowls Mason hasn’t posted a winning season in his tenure. Running back Ke’Shawn Vaughn (1244 YDS, 7.9 YPC, 12 TD) is the Commodores top threat.
Georgia vs. Vanderbilt ATS Stats
The Bulldogs are:
- 9-4 vs. the odds as a road favorite
- 6-1 over the total laying points on the road
- 5-3 with the spread as a double-digit away chalk
- 2-3 under the total laying 10 points or more on the road
- 5-5 against the spread against Vanderbilt
- 2-4 under the total in games with the Commodores
The Commodores are:
- 5-3 vs. the board as a double-digit home dog
- 6-3 over the total getting 10 or more points at Vanderbilt Stadium
- 4-6 against the spread as a home dog
- 5-3 over the total when a pup at Vanderbilt Stadium
- 4-2 vs. the line in home games with Georgia
- 2-4 under the total at home against the Bulldogs
Georgia vs. Vanderbilt NCAA Football Betting Picks
In this situation, Georgia has a massive NCAA football betting talent and depth advantage.
Georgia vs. Vanderbilt NCAA Football Betting Pick: Georgia Bulldogs
Georgia vs. Vanderbilt NCAA Football Betting Score Prediction: Bulldogs 45, Commodores 13
Catch Kirby Smart’s comments on quarterback Jake Fromm!