Capital One Bowl Odds
Georgia is 11-2 on the season and 7-6 against the spread while Nebraska is 10-3 overall and 6-6-1 against the spread. The Bulldogs have split the over/under this season while the Cornhuskers have hit the over 7 times. These two have no recent meetings.
Trends show that Georgia is just 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 non-conference games and 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games following a loss. Nebraska is 3-1-1 ATS in its last 5 games against a team with a winning record and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games after allowing more than 40 points in a previous game.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Georgia is the clear favorite in this game, as the Bulldogs have odds of -8.5 points against Nebraska. The over/under total has been set at 60 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this bowl game had Georgia favored by 8.5 points as well. The spread hit a peak of 10 points before falling back to its opening of Georgia -8.5.
Georgia is coming off a 32-28 loss to Alabama in the SEC Championship Game. The Bulldogs won the SEC East thanks to a win over Florida during the season. Georgia is averaging 37.2 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 18.8 points per game. Leading the team has been quarterback Aaron Murray, who has thrown for 3,466 yards and 31 touchdowns.
Nebraska suffered an embarrassing 70-31 loss to Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship Game. The Cornhuskers had won their previous six games to win the Legends Division. Nebraska averaged 35.1 points per game this season on offense, while the defense has given up 26.2 points per contest. Quarterback Taylor Martinez has led the team with 2,667 passing yards and 21 touchdowns while also rushing for 973 yards and 10 scores.
In terms of Injuries, Georgia defensive back Devin Bowman is questionable with a quad injury while nose tackle John Jenkins is not expected to play due to academic issues. Nebraska fullback Mike Marrow is questionable with a knee injury while center Justin Jackson is expected to me out with an ankle injury.
The Public Bets for this bowl game are backing Georgia. The Bulldogs are getting 74% of the wagers with odds of -8.5 points against Nebraska on Tuesday afternoon.Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!